HELP! P2VR crashed before I saved patched pano

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tksharpless
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Tue Jun 26, 2018 7:00 am

On Win10, P2VR 5.2.2 pro crashed -- just vanished -- after I had extracted and applied 5 patches, when I tried to create a sixth one. 2 or 3 hours hard work down the drain. Or is it? The patch images still exist in the patches directory. Is there any way to recover them? I do not think I could recreate the patch positions, orientations ans sizes with any accuracy.
tksharpless
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Tue Jun 26, 2018 7:05 am

WHEW... The patch images are still open in Photoshop and I can see the pan, tilt, roll and fov parameters in the metadata. So there must be a way to apply them even though there is no project file?
missingman
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Tue Jun 26, 2018 9:24 am

I've never used it but unless you've disabled the setting, your project will have been backing up every ten minutes. Worth a look I'm sure.
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Tue Jun 26, 2018 12:28 pm

Hi Guys,
At the bottom of this page: https://ggnome.com/doc/pano2vr/beta/prefs-settings/
Is a twerking the setting video which looks at this with a bit of an explanation of how it works.
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tksharpless
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Tue Jun 26, 2018 6:04 pm

Thanks, guys.

The backup option was indeed on and I have found a backup project with most of my work in it.
Like many great features of P2VR, this one is too hard to find. How about adding a File menu item "open backup..." ?

Version 4 had a stand-alone patch tool. Hopki, do you think that can apply patches saved by version 5? If so, how can I get a copy?
tksharpless
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Tue Jun 26, 2018 6:09 pm

Ooops, another problem: how to make P2VR re-apply the saved patches? That does not happen if I just save the panos.
tksharpless
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Tue Jun 26, 2018 6:16 pm

OK, found it. Right-click on a patch hotspot, choose "update image". Now, that is REALLY obscure.
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Thu Jun 28, 2018 10:48 pm

Hi,
Hi, glad you got it sorted, I'll make a note of this thread.
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