[Sidefx-houdini-list] Point instancing

Simon Barrick simon at primalpictures.com
Thu Nov 27 05:42:37 EST 2008

Not sure about the instancing problem but did you also try just turning
on render as spheres? 

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[mailto:sidefx-houdini-list-bounces at sidefx.com] On Behalf Of Andy
Sent: 27 November 2008 10:33
To: sidefx-houdini-list at sidefx.com
Subject: [Sidefx-houdini-list] Point instancing

Hi guys,

Does anyone happen to know why instancing objects seems to take so long
when rendering? I had  a bunch of points (about 20,000) and I just
wanted to render some spheres at those locations. It ended up being much
faster to just use a Copy SOP to create the geometry than using point
I just wondered if I was doing something wrong?



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