[Sidefx-houdini-list] .otl

Jeff Higgins jeffrey.higgins at gmail.com
Tue Jun 5 10:12:08 EDT 2007


the way you access environment variables is different on windows though so
in a dos shell (unless you use cygwin)
echo %HOME%
is what you want otherwise as simon suggested
echo $HOME
in the houdini textport


On 6/5/07, Simon Barrick <simon at primalpictures.com> wrote:
>
> In the textport of houdini type
>
> Echo $HOME
>
> That will tell you where it is.
> It might be in the dos short form, if you are on windows that is, if you
> don't know how to read the path just copy and paste it into the windows
> start menu "run" option, that should open a browser at the right location.
>
> You can store otls anywhere you like though, they don't have to be in your
> $HOME directory.
>
> Si
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: sidefx-houdini-list-bounces at sidefx.com [mailto:
> sidefx-houdini-list-bounces at sidefx.com] On Behalf Of Georg Duemlein,
> Dipl.-Des.
> Sent: 05 June 2007 15:01
> To: sidefx-houdini-list at sidefx.com
> Subject: Re: [Sidefx-houdini-list] .otl
>
>
> "Where I lay my head is $home"
>
> You need to "install" the otl using the file menu.
> Either refer the help for this topic or follow the steps I described
> here: <http://www.preset.de/2007/0323/colorcube/>
>
> $home is also the base of your houdini installation and depends on your
> OS and setup.
> On a default wíndows installation $home is usually at: documents and
> settings/user/
>
> hope this helps
>
> Georg
>
> herman wrote:
> > dear all,
> >
> > i just start visiting the houdini exchange web and would like to try
> > out some of the sop there. however, i'm not very familar with the
> houdini digital asset procedure... i know is a very green question, but i
> still need to ask, so when i download a file .otl, where should i paste it
> to?? i did try the .otls folder in houdini folder, but it doesn't seem to
> work.
> > also, when say copy the folder to $home, where is $home??
> >
> > thanks in advance.
> >
> > cheers herman
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