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You can suppress showing of the dialogues offering presets using the inDontOfferPresets attribute of the Simulator. Setting inDontOfferPresets to 1, as shown in the image below, will disable the presets pop-up window displayed when a VDB or Field3D cache files are loaded.

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Clicking the "..." button will open a menu with the following options:

 

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Browse – Opens a dialog for choosing one of several cache file types. Phoenix FD can import *.f3d and *.vdb files from other fluid simulator software products. See How to import and render simulations from FumeFX, Houdini and Maya.

  • Phoenix FD *.aur 
  • Field3D*.f3d
  • OpenVDB*.vdb

Reset to Default – Resets the cache path to the default value of $(same_as_output).

Show File Name... – Evaluates the full disk path provided to the Simulation Cache Save Path parameter.

3rd Party Channel Mappings... – This option is available when a .f3d or .vdb cache is loaded. It launches the Channel Mappings dialog for mapping 3rd party cache channels. See the Channel Mappings section below for more information.

Help – Launches the Liquid Input help documentation in the web browser. 

 

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