[Sidefx-houdini-list] Handles and Select Scripts

David Johnson daveinengland at gmail.com
Thu Jul 15 09:35:20 EDT 2010


So I'm assuming by the lack of response that this is not possible? Is
there no way to control handles through scripts?

Dave

On Thursday, July 8, 2010, David Johnson <daveinengland at gmail.com> wrote:
> When I bring up the Handle List Pane, it is empty unless I make the handles persistent.
>
> If I color them in the Handle List Pane, will that save the colors to the DA with the handles?
>
> Coloring them would be helpful, so I'll try that, but I'd also like to be able to turn them on and off programatically based on a selection script. Are there commands for that?
>
> Dave
>
> On Thu, Jul 8, 2010 at 1:17 PM, Jeff Wagner <jeff at sidefx.com> wrote:
>
> Did you have a look at the Handle List Pane as one option to manage the
> handles in the viewer?
>
> You can create groups of handles, color them (if you don't have color by
> axis on as the preset for handles) and turn groups of handles off and on
> if you like.
>
>
> -jeff
>
> David Johnson wrote:
>> I have a DA that has a number of objects inside it that all have handles.
>> The problem is that the handles all pile on top of each other and make it
>> hard to tell which handle is the one that goes with the object I want to
>> manipulate.
>>
>> There must be a way to display or hide the handles based on a select script,
>> such that if I click on the "arm" for instance, the handles for the chest
>> hide and the ones for the arm display. I'm not sure what the commands are to
>> do this and I'm having trouble sifting through the help to find it.
>>
>> Any hints or advice would be appreciated.
>>
>> Dave
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