A tutorial On how to use panda's built in convertors

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Im sure this would have been posted but here i go…
the first step is to find your bin folder in your panda 1 (located in c:/) then you would make a new txt file and name it command.bat (if you havnt got show extensions on pm me to learnhow) now this should turn into a batch file. right click it and edit it. in the notepad type “command” No qoutes and save.then open it up and you will get a dos window. now search fore the converter you want in this case im using x2egg. now you would type in the dos window:
x2egg yourxfilenamehere.x youreggfilenamehere.egg
then hit enter and there you have it.
happy game making!
deeboy55

This is a pretty convoluted way of getting this done.

So you’re apparently using Windows. The best way to get to the command line is not to make a .bat file just to open a DOS prompt.

Just go to Start, Run, Type in ‘cmd’ and press Enter.

Also, you don’t need to know the location of the file converters in ‘bin’ - if you type in the name correctly and you installed Panda3D correctly the ‘bin’ folder should be in the registry meaning that you can just use them without worrying about their actual location on the harddrive.

So, assuming that someone out there actually needs that much help with command-line functions you probably want to explain that Panda3D uses the .egg file format for its 3D models and that the 3D models created by other programs (Maya, Blender, etc) will most likely be in another format and need to be converted to Panda3D’s format: .egg

.x is a common type of 3D model format and the utility x2egg.exe will convert .x files to .egg for use with Panda3D.