[Sidefx-houdini-list] Make Copied Object same size as quads via CopySOP

Larry Giunta larry at gcreativestudios.com
Fri Dec 2 12:42:50 EST 2005


nice!

On Dec 2, 2005, at 12:35 PM, Ben Schrijvers wrote:

> Use a measure sop to get the perimeter for each primitive.
> Calculate the faceted/unique normals and use a point sop to  
> multiply them with $PERIMETER/4
> Then use a extrude sop.. it will use the normals to extrude along.
>
> cheers,
> benS
>
> Larry Giunta wrote:
>
>> The one question there, it seems, would be
>> how to control the depth of the extrude for each "quad"
>> so the boxes would always extrude to the
>> proper thickness ( as related to their height
>> and width)
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> On Dec 2, 2005, at 12:03 PM, Rob Pieké wrote:
>>
>>>> Basically what I'm trying to achieve is have the copied box be   
>>>> centered and the Exact same size as each "quad" from the source   
>>>> Sphere. Or rather they (the box) fills the same space exactly  
>>>> in  each quad from the source sphere.
>>>
>>>
>>> Instead of copying boxes, maybe the Extrude SOP would work?  
>>> You'll  have to drop down a Convert SOP to turn your sphere into  
>>> polygons  though.
>>>
>>> Cheers!
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