Commands

Commands can be used in:

  1. Main Menu
  2. Event Command
  3. Command Line Interface

Event Command

The Event Command feature allows to define a command to be executed on a defined event under defined conditions.

Find it at:

Main Menu > Tools > Advanced > Event Command

Available Commands

AddBatchJob

Adds a batch job.

sourcefile <string>
AddFilter

Adds a filter at the end of the script.

active <boolean>
name <string>
category <string>
script <string>
AddJob

Adds a job to the job list.

showConfirmation <boolean> Show Confirmation
templateName <string> Template Name: Name of the template to be loaded after the job was added. Empty to load no template.
position <integer> Position to insert new job
CheckForUpdate

Checks if a update is available.

ClearJobs

Clears the job list.

CopyToClipboard

Copies a string to the clipboard.

value <string> Copies text to the clipboard. May contain macros.
DeleteFiles

Deletes files in a given directory.

dir <string> Directory: Directory in which to delete files.
filter <string> Example: ‘.txt .log’
DynamicMenuItem

Placeholder for dynamically updated menu items.

id <dynamicmenuitemid> Audio1Profiles, Audio2Profiles, EncoderProfiles, FilterSetupProfiles, MuxerProfiles, RecentProjects, TemplateProjects, HelpApplications, Scripts
ExecuteCommandLine

Executes a command line. If Shell Execute is disabled then macros are passed in as environment variables.

commandLine <string> Command Line: The command line to be executed. Macros are solved.
waitForExit <boolean> Wait For Exit: Halt until the command line returns.
showProcessWindow <boolean> Show Process Window: Redirects the output of console apps to StaxRips process window. Disables Shell Execute.
useShellExecute <boolean> Use Shell Execute: Executes the command line using the shell. Available when the Show Process Window option is disabled.
workingDirectory <string> Working Directory: Working directory the process will use.
ExecutePowerShellScript

Executes PowerShell script code.

code <string> Script Code: PowerShell script code to be executed.
externalShell <boolean> Use External Shell: Execute in StaxRip to automate StaxRip or use external shell.
ExecuteScriptFile

Executes a PowerShell PS1 script file.

filepath <string> File Path: Filepath to a PowerShell PS1 script file. May contain macros.
Exit

Exits StaxRip

ImportVideoEncoderCommandLine

Changes video encoder settings.

commandLine <string> Command Line
LoadProfile

Loads a audio or video profile.

videoProfile <string> Video
audioProfile1 <string> Audio 1
audioProfile2 <string> Audio 2
LoadSourceFile

Loads a source file.

path <string> Source File Path
LoadTemplate

Loads a template.

name <string>
OpenHelpTopic

Opens a given help topic In the help browser.

topic <string> Help Topic: Name Of the help topic To be opened.
PlaySound

Plays audio file.

FilePath <string> Filepath to a mp3, wav or wmv sound file.
Volume <integer> Volume (%)
ResetSettings

Shows a dialog allowing to reset specific settings.

SaveGIF

Shows a Open File dialog to generate a short GIF.

SaveMKVHDR

Shows a Open File dialog to add the remaining HDR10 Metadata to a MKV file.

SaveMTN

Shows a Open File dialog to generate thumbnails using mtn engine

SavePNG

Shows a open file dialog to create a high quality PNG animation.

SaveProject

Saves the current project.

SaveProjectAs

Saves the current project.

SaveProjectAsTemplate

Saves the current project as template.

SaveProjectPath

Saves the current project at the specified path.

path <string> The path may contain macros.
SetBitrate

Sets the target video bitrate in Kbps.

bitrate <integer> Target Video Bitrate
SetFilter

Sets a filter replacing a existing filter of same category.

name <string>
category <string>
script <string>
SetHideDialogsOption

Sets the project option ‘Hide dialogs asking to demux, source filter etc.’

hide <boolean>
SetPercent

Sets the bitrate according to the compressibility.

value <integer> Percent Value
SetSize

Sets the target file size in MB.

targetSize <integer> Target File Size
SetTargetFile

Sets the file path of the target file.

path <string> Target File Path
SetTargetImageSize

Sets the target image size.

width <integer>
height <integer>
SetTargetImageSizeByPixel

Sets the target image size by pixels (width x height).

pixel <integer>
ShowAppsDialog

Dialog to manage external tools.

ShowAudioProfilesDialog

Dialog to manage audio profiles.

number <integer> Track Number (0 or 1)
ShowBatchGenerateThumbnailsDialog

Shows a dialog to generate thumbnails.

ShowCropDialog

Shows the crop dialog to crop borders.

ShowDemuxTool

Allows to use StaxRip’s demuxing GUIs independently.

ShowEncoderProfilesDialog

Shows a dialog to manage video encoder profiles.

ShowEventCommandsDialog

Shows the Event Command dialog.

ShowFileBrowserToOpenProject

Shows a file browser to open a project file.

ShowFilterProfilesDialog

Dialog to configure AviSynth filter profiles.

ShowFiltersEditor

Dialog to edit filters.

ShowFilterSetupProfilesDialog

Dialog to configure filter setup profiles.

ShowHardcodedSubtitleDialog

Shows a dialog to add a hardcoded subtitle.

ShowJobsDialog

Dialog to manage batch jobs.

ShowLogFile

Shows the log file with the built-in log file viewer.

ShowMainMenuEditor

Dialog to configure the main menu.

ShowMediaInfo

Shows media info on a given file.

filepath <string> May contain macros.
ShowMediaInfoBrowse

Shows a Open File dialog to show media info.

ShowMediaInfoFolderViewDialog

Presents MediaInfo of all files in a folder in a grid view.

ShowMessageBox

Shows a message box.

mainInstruction <string> Main Instruction: Main instruction may contain macros.
content <string> May contain macros.
icon <msgicon> None, Error, Question, Warning, Info
ShowMkvInfo

Shows a Open File dialog to open a file to be shown by the console tool mkvinfo.

ShowMuxerProfilesDialog

Dialog to manage Muxer profiles.

ShowOpenSourceBatchFilesDialog

Dialog to open a file batch source.

ShowOpenSourceBlurayFolderDialog

Dialog to open a Blu-ray folder source.

ShowOpenSourceDialog

Dialog to open source files.

ShowOpenSourceMergeFilesDialog

Dialog to open a merged files source.

ShowOpenSourceSingleFileDialog

Dialog to open a single file source.

ShowOptionsDialog

Dialog to configure project options.

ShowPreview

Dialog to preview or cut the video.

ShowScriptInfo

Shows script info using various console tools.

ShowSettingsDialog

Shows the settings dialog.

ShowSizeMenuEditor

Menu editor for the size menu.

ShowVideoComparison

Shows a dialog to compare different videos.

Shutdown

Shut down PC.

Standby

Standby PC.

StartAutoCrop

Crops borders automatically.

StartCompCheck

Starts the compressibility check.

StartEncoding

Creates a job and runs the job list.

StartJobs

Runs all active jobs of the job list.

StartSmartCrop

Crops borders automatically until the proper aspect ratio is found.

StartTool

Starts a tool by name as shown in the app manage dialog.

name <string> Tool Name: Tool name as shown in the app manage dialog.
TestAndDynamicFileCreation

Development tests and creation of doc files.

WriteLog

Writes a log message to the log file.

header <string> Header is optional and may contain macros.
message <string> Message is optional and may contain macros.