[Sidefx-houdini-list] exporting channels from CHOPs

Ben Schrijvers ben.schrijvers at guerrilla-games.com
Wed Jun 20 05:52:10 EDT 2007


Exactly... I'm wearing the purple one today :-)


Louis Dunlevy wrote:
> Resistance is futile. You should wear flashier T-shirts to impress 
> them. It works!
>
> Isn't a Master licence the same as everything else these days?
>
> Jerry Corda-Stanley wrote:
>> Yeah, I'm trying to show them how fabulous it is and that they really
>> should fork out for one. I can think of a few occasions where it 
>> could've
>> really pulled the cat out of the bag, but there's still resistance.
>>
>>
>>
>> ----- "Jeff Higgins" <jeffrey.higgins at gmail.com> wrote:
>>  
>>> you seem to be making the most out of Apprentice thats for sure =)!!
>>>
>>> maybe with v9 they'll think differently about getting at least 1
>>> license!
>>>
>>> On 6/19/07, Jerry Corda-Stanley <jerry at intelligentcreatures.com>
>>> wrote:
>>>    
>>>> Well  until my tight wad bosses spring for a licence I can't do that
>>>>       
>>> as
>>>    
>>>> I'm
>>>> stuck in Apprentice. But useful to know that's an option.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> ----- "Jeff Higgins" <jeffrey.higgins at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>      
>>>>> you can use the channel rop to export to the file or the Export
>>>>>         
>>> ROP to
>>>    
>>>>> other
>>>>> parts within houdini.
>>>>>
>>>>> for custom importers / exporters take a look at CHOPio in $HH (
>>>>>         
>>> or
>>>    
>>>>> $HFS/houdini ) directory, it lets your register into houdini
>>>>> standalone
>>>>> command line tools for importing and exporting into and out of
>>>>>         
>>> houdini
>>>    
>>>>> based
>>>>> on the file extension.
>>>>>
>>>>> you can write these tools in anything you want ( ie. python, perl,
>>>>>         
>>> etc
>>>    
>>>>> )
>>>>>
>>>>> the only thing you have be careful about is how you read in the
>>>>>         
>>> data
>>>    
>>>>> to and
>>>>> from the command line.
>>>>>
>>>>> its pretty usefull if you want to use chops to process data coming
>>>>>         
>>> out
>>>    
>>>>> of
>>>>> other apps.
>>>>>
>>>>> On 6/19/07, Jerry Corda-Stanley <jerry at intelligentcreatures.com>
>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>        
>>>>>> I wondering  how to export the data channels directly from
>>>>>>           
>>> CHOPs.
>>>    
>>>>>> I'm looking into the possiblity of wrting some data
>>>>>>           
>>>>> converters/exporters
>>>>>        
>>>>>> for our pipeline.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> So far I can't find a direct way to do this and have ben toying
>>>>>>           
>>> with
>>>    
>>>>> the
>>>>>        
>>>>>> idea
>>>>>> of setting up dummy objects with the exported channels and then
>>>>>> referencing
>>>>>> those to be able to export the data. Seems kinda long winded.
>>>>>>           
>>>>> Surely
>>>>>        
>>>>>> that's
>>>>>> not right?
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