[Sidefx-houdini-list] iges again
simon at primalpictures.com
Mon Feb 19 12:55:14 EST 2007
We've used Rhino for this kind of thing too, its by no means perfect but
way better than Houdini.
You do need to get the settings right when you re-export from Rhino if
you then want it to work in Houdini, I have them around somewhere if you
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[mailto:sidefx-houdini-list-bounces at sidefx.com] On Behalf Of Larry
Sent: 19 February 2007 17:56
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Subject: Re: [Sidefx-houdini-list] iges again
Not too late at all ( as we are trying to get this process smoothed out
not only for our current project ...... but for similar work coming down
Unfortunately (as it applies to Rhino), we're all Linux here ( and Mac).
But we do have access to some colleagues working primarily on windows.
If Rhino considerably streamlines the process it will definitely be
worth looking into further.
Thanks again for the suggestion.
G Creative Studios
larry at gcreativestudios.com
On Feb 17, 2007, at 11:56 PM, Moritz Moeller wrote:
>> I'm just wondering if anyone can share any tips or
>> useful information ( settings, etc) that we can pass
>> on to the engineers who are exporting the data.
> my reply might be too late for you this time, but I really suggest
> to use Rhino to clean up IGES data giving you trouble before going
> into Houdini.
> You basically:
> - Import into Rhino
> - Select/delete/modify whatever you need
> - Re-export as IGES or OBJ
> - Import into Houdini
> Rhino eats the most exotic IGES files and allows customizing the re-
> export at a very fine level. The only drawback with Rhino is that
> it's Windows only which sucks balls the size of planets, imho. :)
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