[Sidefx-houdini-list] promoting ramps.

Edward Lam edward at sidefx.com
Fri Nov 28 08:54:04 EST 2008


There's currently no way to specify the default values of ramp 
parameters. Various people have worked around it by manually specifying 
the opparm commands to do so in the OnCreated section of HDAs.

Cheers,
-Edward

Muhittin Bilginer wrote:
> Hi,
> Again about the ramps...
> 
> Is there a way of setting up a default state for the ramp that is at the HDA
> level? Every time I press "apply" after editing the HDA parameters... the
> ramp goes into a strange state... totally different than what I want...
> 
> Many thanks!
> 
> Muhittin
> 
> On Thu, Nov 27, 2008 at 3:08 PM, Muhittin Bilginer <
> muhittin.bilginer at googlemail.com> wrote:
> 
>> Hi Edward,
>> This worked! Cool!... Thanks!
>> :)
>>
>> ... was so simple though. I just do not know why I was so sceptic about
>> those ramps ... I think I have tried it long time ago and everything went
>> terribly wrong. !?
>>
>> Muhittin
>>
>>
>> On Thu, Nov 27, 2008 at 2:23 PM, Edward Lam <edward at sidefx.com> wrote:
>>
>>> 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
>>>
>>> Muhittin Bilginer wrote:
>>>> Hi,
>>>> Is there an efficient way of promoting a float ramp from a VOPSOP, deep
>>>> inside an HDA... to the surface level. I have managed to do that by
>>> keeping
>>>> the point numbers on the ramp limited to a certain number. (ex: have 10
>>>> points at the HDA level and have 10 points at the VOPSOP level) Ofcourse
>>> as
>>>> soon as extra points are added at the HDA level... everything goes
>>> wrong. I
>>>> also had to link all values manually for each point. It kind of works
>>> but it
>>>> is obviously not effecient. Any ideas?
>>>>
>>>> Cheers.
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