[Sidefx-houdini-list] opdef: question

Phil Spicer PSpicer at bournemouth.ac.uk
Tue Nov 13 11:33:16 EST 2007

Hi Mark,

I shall investigate. Many thanks for the pointer.

Kind regards,


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[mailto:sidefx-houdini-list-bounces at sidefx.com] On Behalf Of Mark Elendt
Sent: 13 November 2007 14:03
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Subject: Re: [Sidefx-houdini-list] opdef: question

On Tuesday Nov 13 at 08:38, Mark Elendt wrote:
> In the material SOP, there are now "override" parameters.  These
> parameters can override any parameter defined on the material
> (including properties).  They are stored in a separate string
> attribute (material_override).  If you inspect this attribute, you can
> see that it looks very much like a Python dictionary.

Oh, another way to look at the overrides is as parameters passed to
the material evaluation.  The material has it's default settings, but,
you can call it using different parameters on a per-primitive basis.

Does that make sense?

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