[Sidefx-houdini-list] Python expression in a group sop

Simon Barrick simon at primalpictures.com
Wed Apr 22 09:15:00 EDT 2009


Still the same thing, it just reports my group name as the code itself
not the evaluated result.  
I'll send a hip file over to support...

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[mailto:sidefx-houdini-list-bounces at sidefx.com] On Behalf Of Edward Lam
Sent: 22 April 2009 14:10
To: sidefx-houdini-list at sidefx.com
Subject: Re: [Sidefx-houdini-list] Python expression in a group sop

Simon Barrick wrote:
 > Is there an equivalent to backticks used in hscript for python  >
expressions that force them to evaluate?

Backticks only evaluate hscript expressions. To use a python expression
on string parameters, you must create a channel.
   - Go to frame 1 and create a key on the Group parameter
   - Right click on the parameter and change the language to python
   - Change the expression to your python code.

Cheers,
-Edward
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