[Sidefx-houdini-list] Auto-recursion feature useful?

Andrew D Lyons tstexture at gmail.com
Wed Apr 18 11:40:04 EDT 2007

I've had the same problem with camera otls at the last two facilities
I've worked at.

IMHO, that second-guessing-what-you-want-to-do stuff always ends up in
disaster. Almost as bad as timed UI...



On 18/04/07, Peter Bowmar <pbowmar at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
>      Does anyone find the Auto-Recursion feature useful? I'm refering
> the Background Image dialog referencing the frame number from the
> camera... which means the camera ends up referencing itself causing a
> recursion error. I have no idea how I get into this mode, but it's a
> great example of Houdini trying to think for me and ultimately blowing
> up.
>       I can't figure out why I can't just enter the frame number in
> the Background Images, why does it have to try to tie to the camera?
> It almost never works properly... It gets worse when the Camera is in
> a locked OTL too.
> Cheers,
> peter B
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