[Sidefx-houdini-list] Point clouds

Mario mario at axyzfx.com
Thu Apr 2 11:36:57 EDT 2009


On Thursday 02 April 2009 09:50:03 am Andy Nicholas wrote:
> Hi François,
> I had a look at the help cards for pcopen and pcfilter but they're using
> VEX code. I'm trying to get something to work with the VEX nodes. If I
> hook up some nodes in a way that corresponds with the VEX code I get
> nothing, even though the code generated by the VEX network looks extremely
> similar to the example VEX code. Maybe I'm doing something wrong, but I
> don't think so.
>
> I do have a vague memory of seeing a post a while ago where the pointcloud
> VEX functions worked, but the corresponding VEX nodes don't. Is that true?
>
> Incidentally, there isn't any help provided for any of the VEX point cloud
> nodes. I know they're essentially the same, but without help cards for
> them, we aren't going to get any example scene files either. I've heard
> great things about using point clouds and it'd be great to get some better
> documentation and example scenes for them.

I believe there are some VOP-based point cloud examples attached to a 
presentation about the subject (way back when they first appeared in 2005 I 
think, so maybe a little outdated but maybe still helpful). Check it out 
here:
http://www.sidefx.com/exchange/info.php?fileid=208&versionid=208

Cheers.

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