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

Pablo Giménez pablogipi at gmail.com
Thu Jun 12 09:39:06 EDT 2008


2008/6/6 Edward Lam <edward at sidefx.com>:

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

Oh man sorry! I missed this in the docs
The docs about python are a little confusing and sometimes is hard to find
what you are looking for.
It works, thanks

>
>
> 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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