[Sidefx-houdini-list] Deleting a particles system while keeping the points

Francois Duchesneau sidefx at trinix.ca
Fri Dec 12 15:50:41 EST 2008


That was my first bet but it gets rid of the vertices or am I missing an
option?

> bring it into SOPs and use an add SOP - delete geometry but keep the
> points...
> then you can mess with the attribs all you want
>
> Francois Duchesneau wrote:
>> When you middle-click on a node after a particle system it has a
>> primitive
>> attribute of type particle system. The difference also is that it shows
>> you points in the display even if you don't click the display point
>> option.
>>
>> I've got the following problem:
>>
>> #####################################
>> I've got a particle system with 60000 particles in it. I create a vertex
>> float attribute and it takes around 30 seconds.
>>
>> If I create a polygon sphere with about the same number of vertices, it
>> creates the vertex attribute in milliseconds.
>> #####################################
>>
>> So I want to convert my particle system to only point to test it.
>>
>> François
>>
>>
>>> isn't a particle system just points with fancy attributes?
>>> delete the attributes...or am I misunderstanding you?
>>>
>>> Francois Duchesneau wrote:
>>>> Hi,
>>>>
>>>> Is there a way to get rid of the particle system while keeping the
>>>> points
>>>> AND vertex?
>>>>
>>>> I think I've found a bug and I need a workaround.
>>>>
>>>> Thanks
>>>>
>>>> François
>>>>
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