[Sidefx-houdini-list] Material prefixes on parameter names question

François Duchesneau sidefx at trinix.ca
Mon Dec 15 07:58:41 EST 2008


Have you tried to uncheck the options starting with "Prefix Linked 
Parameter ..." under the gear icon found in the right pane of the "Edit 
Parameter Interface" ?

François

Víctor M. Muriel wrote:
> That, I think, is to avoid parameters name collisions.
>
> The name in the panel is only a label, the real parameter name
> needs to be more complete.
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> On Mon, Dec 15, 2008 at 12:08 PM, Phil Spicer <PSpicer at bournemouth.ac.uk>wrote:
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>> Hi,
>>
>> Why do material parameter names have a material prefix assigned to them?
>>
>> For example, if I wanted to modify a hair material Tip Color parameter on a
>> per hair basis, I have to create a attribute called tipColor (the internal
>> shader parameter name) using and Attribute Create SOP; yet when I hold the
>> mouse over the hair material parameter listing, the internal name is
>> returned as hair_tipColor, which doesn't work as a parameter override name.
>>
>> Isn't this incongruous to how the rest of Houdini works, and an additional
>> layer of complexity for new users?
>>
>>
>> Kind regards,
>>
>> Phil.
>>
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