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ShotGrid Download TOP node

Downloads ShotGrid attachments

Since 17.5

This node is used with a shared server created using a ShotGrid Server Begin node.

For each downloaded attachment, a work item will be created with a Python Object attribute with the name “download”. The value will be the path to the downloaded file.

See Shotgun.download_attachment for more details.


Generate When

Determines when this node will generate work items. You should generally leave this set to “Automatic” unless you know the node requires a specific generation mode, or that the work items need to be generated dynamically.

All Upstream Items are Generated

This node will generate work items once all of the input nodes have generated their work items.

All Upstream Items are Cooked

This node will generate work items once all of the input nodes have cooked their work items.

Each Upstream Item is Cooked

This node will generate work items each time a work item in an input node is cooked.


The generation mode is selected based on the generation mode of the input nodes. If any of the input nodes are generating work items when their inputs cook, this node will be set to Each Upstream Item is Cooked. Otherwise, it will be set to All Upstream Items are Generated.

Lookup By

The method used to retreive the attachment.


The ID of the attachment.


The attachment entity.

Download Path

The directory to save the downloaded file into.

Modify Filename

The filename of the downloaded file. If this is disabled, the original filename is used.

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