[Sidefx-houdini-list] Using something different than AutoDopNetwork

Edward Lam edward at sidefx.com
Fri Jun 6 09:26:47 EDT 2008


Ooops. See hou.setCurrentDopNet() ... I think it'll do what you want.

Edward Lam wrote:
> If you're not risk-averse, you can try monkey patching [1].
> 
> import doptoolutils.py
> 
> doptoolutils.getCurrentDopNetwork = myGetCurrentDopNetwork
> 
> where myGetCurrentDopNetwork returns the path to your own dopnet.
> 
> Looking at doptoolutils.getCurrentDopNetwork() though I don' see it only 
>   returning /obj/AutoDopNetwork. It seems like it returns the "current 
> simulation" as set according to the simulation menu on the status bar to me.
> 
> Cheers,
> -Edward
> 
> 1. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monkey_patch
> 
> Pablo Giménez Pizarro wrote:
>> Hi everybody
>> I am wrting some tools in python that have to deal with dynamics.
>> The thing is that I want to use a different dopnet rather than  
>> AutoDopNetwork.
>> I want to create my own one and then if I use the doptoolutils methods  
>> force them to use this one instead of the default.
>> I have been diggin into the docs and thepython scripts shipped with  
>> houdini and it seems that the dop utils get the current dopnet using  
>> the getCurrentDopNetwork() method in doptoolutils.py.
>> This method always return /obj/AutoDopNetowork as  the current dopnet,  
>> is doesn't matter if you are into a subnet for example it always  
>> return the same path.
>> So if I am for example working into a subnet with some objects and I  
>> want to create all the dynamics into this subnet using the  
>> doptoolutils method, is it possible?
>> Thanks
>>
>>
>> ---------
>> Un saludo
>> Best Regards
>> Pablo Giménez
>> pablogipi at gmail.com
>>
>>
>>
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