[Sidefx-houdini-list] Variable in a SHOP for object?

Peter Bowmar pbowmar at gmail.com
Sat Aug 30 11:19:48 EDT 2008


Hey Mark,

Ah yeah, that was it. I searched the docs, but got lots of DOPs
references to that :)

It does not seem to work, at least in my single test of s VOP VEX
Surface SHOP/VOPnet. Workarounds are available so no biggie.

Cheers,

Peter B

2008/8/30 Mark Elendt <mark at sidefx.com>:
> On Friday Aug 29 at 22:05, Peter Bowmar wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>> I vaguely recall a variable that you could use in a SHOP that would
>> expand at IFD gen time to the object the shader was attached to. I
>> can't find it mentioned in the docs, and can't remember what it was.
>> Does it still exist in 9.x and if so, what is it?
>
> $OBJ.  It's a local variable on the SHOP.
>
> However, I'm not sure how well tested this code path is.  It's quite
> possible that this may not work 100%...
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