* * *

2017 Community Gift Pages

         

 



Halloween's Madness Abounds

Christmas Gift Roster started and so far what/who we have waiting under the tree.
You can read about it HERE



Gathered for Christmas so far: 30

Christmas Pledges!


SpookieLilOne

Summoner
morganahope



Under the tree:

Aelin
Amaranth
M-Callahan
Sanbie
Anniemotion
BronzeDragon
CathyY
UteBigSmile
theKatster
Agent0013
cougarmadcat
Prae
Napalmarsenal
Angells
sidherose
Barbariandreams
Llola Lane


Forum Directory

          



Main Cell

button  Asylum TOS

button  Gallery How To's

button  Forum Hints


The Solarium

button  Our Gallery

button  Sponsors Showcase

button  Contact Us

button  W.I.P Cell


Poser Ward

button  News and Updates

button  Q & A

button  Tutorials


Freebies Conservatory

button  AtticFreezone [Freestuff]

button  Aelin's Fantastic Finds

button  llexandro's Hideaway


Contests Wing

button

  Contest Info

button  Monthly Contests

button  Weekly Contests

button


Connect With Us!

button  Banner Exchange

Follow fantasiesrealm on Twitter Follow fantasiesrealm on Pinterest

The Realms Market at Deviant Art



Voting Booth






Click image to go cast your vote,
 then go
 here
===> 2017 voting thread!
to post it in the forum!

Award Info

10,000 votes - Platinum Award
5,000 votes - Gold Award
2,500 votes - Silver Award
1,000 votes - Bronze Award
300 votes - Pewter Award

100 votes - Copper Award


2017 Voting Awards

copperpewterbronzesilvergold platinum

Fantasies Realm Market Index

Donations


xmassleigh

We have many special projects and every now and then a Special Cause that requires your generous help.

There are times when we do a collection to help a member in need of assistance and all those proceeds go directly to that member.

All donations of what ever size are WELCOME.

Thank you.

Featured Art

Announcements!

Happy Halloween


Monthly Competitions

DECEMBER CONTEST

Nightal ~ The Drawing Down ~ Christmas Cards from the Attic ~ December 2017 Contest

Details HERE


Nightal ~ The Drawing Down ~ Fairies of Winter ~ December 2017 Contest

Details HERE


THE NOVEMBER CONTEST HAS ENDED

Winners have been announced. Details HERE


2017 Challenge of the Month


NEW!!

December 2017 Challenge of the Month (COTM)

"Change in the House"

Details here .


Weekly Competitions

Your Art


Giveaway of the Day

Author Topic: How to unzip files Packed for Poser Runtimes  (Read 284 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

Offline sidherose

  • Attic Cookie Monster
  • Administrator
  • Reckoning Force
  • ***************
  • Posts: 18365
  • Evidently, I speak Mandarin........
How to unzip files Packed for Poser Runtimes
« on: October 30, 2016, 02:29:00 PM »
Different vendors pack their files in different ways, not all of them conducive to just unzipping the file into your runtime. Consequently, some simply extract everything onto their desktops or elsewhere and move the files manually into their chosen runtime. Ergo, I thought I would write this to help you with how to tell if you need to just unzip it to your Poser runtime, or if you need to do it manually. Some clues:
 

Files that are properly packed for Poser runtimes will contain a folder that is called 'runtime'. There may also be a folder called 'Documentation' or 'ReadMe' but it must have a folder called  'runtime' in the root of the zip file. If it has a 'runtime' folder as the name of the folder in the Preview Window then you can directly extract it to your Poser runtime. See below if you don't know how to turn on the Preview Window in your browser.

If the root folder in the zip is called 'Content' (that is DAZ packing or packed for DAZ), or it is called anything else like the product name, then you must extract it to a separate folder you create, and then drag and drop the folders that have unpacked into your created folder into the proper directories in your Poser runtime.

This is how Poser users can tell if they can directly extract a zip or if you must do it manually.


If you don't know how to turn on your Preview Window, it is the white browser icon on the right side of your browser window upper tool-bar with the blue side panel. It sits beside the (?) icon on the end. Just click on that and it will open the Preview window.


To extract


It doesn't matter which unzip/zip utility you are using, whether it is Windows Explorer, WinZip or WinRar, this is what you do:


Put your cursor on the zip file and right-click on it. You will get a pop-up that will say things like "Extract to here..." or Extract to....". You want to select the "Extract to..." option.


A new Explorer window will then come up and allow you to navigate to the place where your ROOT Poser files runtime is - the one that says i.e.: "Poser 10 Runtime", or "Poser Pro 2012 Runtime". (see *NOTE below for multiple 'runtimes')


Find that folder in the new window and highlight the ROOT folder as said above, then left click the EXTRACT button to extract.


That is all there is to it. Files that are properly packed for Poser WILL go where they are supposed to.


*NOTE: If you have multiple 'runtimes' like for Vendors or Figures, then you will need to navigate to whichever one you are keeping those particular sorts of files in to extract the zip file.

Offline thelufias

  • The Sane One
  • Administrator
  • Reckoning Force
  • ***************
  • Posts: 60987
  • Straight Jackets are FREE
    • The Fantasy Attic
Re: How to unzip files Packed for Poser Runtimes
« Reply #1 on: October 31, 2016, 09:42:25 AM »
Thanks for this Ray.....Someday I might have time to continue on this quest LOLOL
We Shall Stand

 

Poser and Daz

Click images to go to SmithMicro and Daz to read all about the programs.

Poser Pro got even better this year.

They have made it easier on content creators by integrating Poser Pro Game Dev into Poser Pro 11.

Now the content creators can create for runtimes and games with only one program!


Poser 11PoserPro 11 Daz Studio--Free



attic_468x175.jpg