[Sidefx-houdini-list] Copy Parmset with HOM - Refers to: Mantra ROP Preset

Georg Duemlein rdg at preset.de
Thu Dec 18 11:06:32 EST 2008

Thanks for the infos.

Graham Thompson wrote:
> I forgot to mention that there isn't any way to install the parms from the
> .ds file.  There is currently an existing RFE for the ability to use/control
> Import Blocks through HOM.  If this feature were implemented, it would make
> it possible to load parms from ds files, as well as you could use it as a
> more roundabout way to grab all the parameters from specific nodes and
> folders and essentially copy them.  Right now the best you can do is create
> folder parm templates that setup the import sources to point to either the
> ds file, or your specific node but you are forced to manually refresh these
> from the parameter editing dialog.
> On Thu, Dec 18, 2008 at 7:34 AM, Graham Thompson <captainhammy at gmail.com>wrote:
>> Unfortunately there is no easy way to do any of this using HOM currently.
>> All you can really do is what you've mentioned and use a combination of
>> creating folders and copying/adding parm templates from your source to
>> target.
>> On Thu, Dec 18, 2008 at 3:20 AM, Nicholas Pliatsikas <
>> nick_p102 at hotmail.com> wrote:
>>> Hey Georg,
>>> This is what I was have todo also, I couldnt figure this out either. I
>>> also had some issues with default values not working as they should when
>>> creating parms this way.
>>> If anyone has any info on copying/promoting parm folders through hom would
>>> be very helpful indeed . I wonder is there anyway to install parms from a
>>> .ds file using hom? Currently im doing this manually or scripting the
>>> application of presets that hold the parms i need.
>>> Cheers
>>> Nick
>>>> Date: Thu, 18 Dec 2008 09:07:42 +0100> From: rdg at preset.de> To:
>>> sidefx-houdini-list at sidefx.com> Subject: [Sidefx-houdini-list] Copy
>>> Parmset with HOM - Refers to: Mantra ROP Preset> > I was following your
>>> discussion about parmsets, galleries and presets.> > Is there any way to
>>> copy complete parm folders from node to node using HOM?> > I found the
>>> methods to create spareFolders, list parmTuples and such.> But it looked to
>>> me there is no way to grab a complete folder an copy it > to another node.>
>>> It looks like I have to parse this information and create first the >
>>> folders and then rebuild the parameter structure.> > Thanks,> > Georg> >
>>> Andrew D Lyons schrieb:> > > Galleries provide that. The loading is still
>>> not well defined by> > anything off the shelf yet, so that's something you
>>> need to roll> > yourself.> > > > -- > --> > Georg Duemlein> > DE Mobile: +49
>>> 1795268405> PL mobile: +48791879341> > http://www.preset.de/> Visuelle
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