[Sidefx-houdini-list] bundles or groups

Nicholas Pliatsikas nick_p102 at hotmail.com
Tue Nov 4 03:58:49 EST 2008


Its quite odd as the functionality of groups is there in the bundles hscript commands. Its just a real shame that its not quite implemented in the ui the same way. It also adds some confusion to how it all works together, the fact that people need to ask which to use is a good enough incentive to clean this up. Especailly how they do basically the same thing, creates "easily" accessable sets of nodes.

> Date: Tue, 4 Nov 2008 00:44:25 +0000> From: pablogipi at gmail.com> To: sidefx-houdini-list at sidefx.com> Subject: Re: [Sidefx-houdini-list] bundles or groups> > I am agree.> I think bundle and groups are like overlapping themselves.> Sometime I think it would be only bundles.> Is an aspect of the tool that SESI hasn't solved at the moment I think.> > 2008/11/3 John Coldrick <jc at axyzfx.com>> > > On Sunday 02 November 2008 06:00, Nicholas Pliatsikas wrote:> > > You can also use the bundles hscript commands todo alot more, then the> > > bundler editor will do :)> >> > This is actually a sore point with me, the state of bundles. As> > far as I'm> > concerned, they still need some loving. I want them to be as fast and easy> > to use as groups, but allow cross context should you wish. Just making> > them> > cross-contexual but requiring a lot more clicking and fiddling to get right> > doesn't make them a replacement(which I suspect is why groups are still> > there> > and exposed).> >> > I would like to be able to Shift-G(or whatever) and have a single> > context> > bundle created by default, in a special low cost tab that doesn't require> > filter management, etc. Basically, please just make them work like groups.> > If I want the extra features like cross context or 'smartness'(ugh), then> > great, allow that, but make it an added benefit, not something to click> > around.> >> > For the most part, we're all still using groups here for precisely> > these> > reasons. They're fast and get the job done.> >> > Cheers,> >> > J.C.> >> >> >> > --> > John Coldrick www.axyzfx.com Axyz Animation> > 416-504-0425 477 Richmond St W> > Toronto, ON Canada> > jc at axyzfx.com M5V 3E7> > -----------------------------------------------------------------------> > Money frees you from doing things you dislike. Since I dislike doing nearly> > everything, money is handy.> > - Groucho Marx> >> > _______________________________________________> > Sidefx-houdini-list mailing list> > Sidefx-houdini-list at sidefx.com> > https://lists.sidefx.com:443/mailman/listinfo/sidefx-houdini-list> >> > > > -- > Un saludo> Best Regards> Pablo Giménez> _______________________________________________> Sidefx-houdini-list mailing list> Sidefx-houdini-list at sidefx.com> https://lists.sidefx.com:443/mailman/listinfo/sidefx-houdini-list
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