[Sidefx-houdini-list] Font SOP in H9

Sean Lewkiw seanl at rainmaker.com
Mon Oct 15 07:22:45 EDT 2007


Ah, that's it, I was in "bizarre mode" mode.  The oldest scam in the book.

Sean

Peter Bowmar wrote:
> Hey Sean,
>
> Make sure you haven't accidentally left clicked on the label, this
> turns string fields into a  bizarre mode, I believe a failed
> experiment that hasn't been removed from 9 yet. Also make sure you
> have the latest 9.0.xxx as this has fixed some serious problems with
> string entry fields and expressions.
>
> Cheers,
>
> Peter B
>
> On 15/10/2007, Francois-Xavier Boussard <b.fx at free.fr> wrote:
>   
>> Hello,
>>
>> As you put the font sop on the table: try to extrude a font sop and change the
>> extrude thickness offset or add an extrude cross section ! brrr that is wrong.
>> Depends on the text you enter but try the default value or a G or ...
>>
>> (houdini 9.0.725, debian64)
>>
>> francois
>>
>> Selon Sean Lewkiw <seanl at rainmaker.com>:
>>
>>     
>>> Font SOP is doing something funky.  I am trying to put a channel
>>> reference in the text field parameter:
>>>
>>> This is what I want, (works in H8):
>>> `chs("/shop/water_DISP/height")`
>>>
>>> As soon as I hit ENTER,  Houdini goes and changes it to this:
>>> +"chs(\"/shop/water_DISP/height\")"+
>>>
>>> ... which then errors the node with an expression stack error.
>>>
>>> Are the "+" signs supposed to be doing something?  Anyone know how I can
>>> make Houdini not mess with it?
>>>
>>> Sean
>>>
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