Content Parsing Tutorial

ExContentParsing<Vortex Studio Installation Folder>\tutorials\ExContentParsing

This tutorial provide an example to read and parse content with code.

Is will open a Vortex Content file such as a Scene, a Mechanism or an Assembly and will recursively show each Vortex Extension with the fields' values.

See Vortex Studio SDK Creating Content for more details about content organization.

See Vortex Studio SDK - Customizing Vortex to learn more about fields.

Using the tutorial

  1. Open Tutorials solution
  2. Set ExContentParsing as the startup project.
  3. Compile the project.
  4. The code is fully documented explaining each steps.
  5. Run the executable
    1. It requires as arguments path to one or more Vortex Files (vxscene, vxmechanism or vxassembly), separated by spaces.
  6. To go into detail, debug the project and follow the code execution step by step.

Step #5 command line example

The file name wished to be executed at step 5 needs to be incorporated into the path string as like the following example:

runExContentParsing ../Desktop/Tutorial/test/Forklift.vxmechanism