[Sidefx-houdini-list] promoting a VEX ramp parameter to a subnet asset?

Robert Kelly isstuff at gmail.com
Fri Dec 19 10:18:07 EST 2008


that was my problem too. the solution is you select the name of the ramp on
the vop-sop and drag that into the HDA and NOT any of the other parameters.
They confuse the promotion.

to be specific that is the label above the ramp interface, only drag that
into your HDA!

2008/12/19 Muhittin Bilginer <muhittin.bilginer at googlemail.com>

> Cool. I had the same problem a few days ago. It was really a matter of
> dragging and linking the parameter to the HDA. The thing that I was
> wondering is changing the number of points and their position on the ramp
> at
> the HDA level. Georg suggested a solution at odforce, but I still did not
> have a chance to test it... Any extra ideas?
>
> Cheers.
>
> On Fri, Dec 19, 2008 at 5:55 AM, Robert Kelly <isstuff at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > Thanks... worked like a charm. I was promoting more than I should have
> been
> > and messing it up.
> >
> > 2008/12/19 Rangi Sutton <rangi.sutton at gmail.com>
> >
> > > 2008/12/19 Robert Kelly <isstuff at gmail.com>
> > >
> > > > promoting a VEX ramp parameter to a subnet asset?
> > > >
> > > > Um err, am i missing something. Is it strait forward? can you promote
> a
> > > > fully working ramp parameter into the interface of an other higher
> > level
> > > > HDA?
> > > > If i do manage to promote some of the values it isn't a dynamic
> affair,
> > I
> > > > didn't manage to add the ability to add new points in the ramp and
> have
> > > > effect the vop sop inside the network.
> > > >
> > > > Any ideas
> > > >
> > > > Robert
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> > > Edward Lam wrote in November:
> > >
> > > On your VOP *network*, drag the label of the ramp parameter name into
> > > the Type Properties window of your HDA. You will notice that in the
> > > newly created parameter in the Type Properties, there is a path
> > > automatically filled out path pointing to the parameter that you
> dragged
> > > from. Now hit Accept. You should now see the entire ramp parameter
> > > promoted to your HDA.
> > >
> > > Cheers,
> > > Edward
> > >
> > >
> > > The thread goes on to say there's no way to set the defaults... except
> an
> > > on-create script or something. bad ....
> > >
> > > Cheers,
> > > r.
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