[Sidefx-houdini-list] Split POP confusion

Olex P hoknamahn at gmail.com
Wed Oct 22 08:47:37 EDT 2008


What about the order of execution of Source POP, Force POP, Split POP etc?

On Wed, Oct 22, 2008 at 12:33 PM, Andy Nicholas <andy at andynicholas.com>wrote:

> Hi guys,
>
> I already tried posting this on Odforce in case it was something that was
> simple, but seeing as no one managed to answer it, I guess it's not as
> simple as I'd hoped. This is what I posted:
>
> "Okay, I'm a bit confused about this.
>
> I've got a POP network which creates some particles, adds a force, assigns
> a colour, and then uses a Split node to spawn some more particles
> (transferring all attributes except color - intentionally as that helps to
> exhibit the issue I'm having).
>
> The problem is that all the particles that are created by the Split node
> in my POP network don't seem to get fed back into the main simulation.
> I.e. they don't experience the force, or pick up the color attribute. It's
> as if the particles created by the Split node are in an entirely separate
> particle system.
>
> What am I missing here?! How can I get the split particles to behave
> exactly like all the other particles in the system? I tried putting a
> Collect POP at the end to merge the main set of particles and the split
> ones, but it doesn't appear to do anything."
>
> Any of you POP gurus have any ideas how I can get my split particles to be
> seen by the other POP nodes?
>
> Thanks
>
> Andy
>
>
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