[Sidefx-houdini-list] using groups withthe add sop

Adrian Lee dryrainstudios at gmail.com
Tue Jun 1 06:09:06 EDT 2010


Thanks guys. both ways worked fine but I think grouping then deleting
has worked the best for what I want to do and some of the other
attributes.

Ed


On 31 May 2010 18:51, Steve Tucker <Steve.Tucker at starz.com> wrote:
> Assuming I understand what you're looking for... I would create an arbitrary attribute so that :
>
> attribute = $PT
> then blast your geo into two sets, one with the stuff you want reduced to points, and one with everything else
> next you can take the stuff you want reduced to points and use the add sop to do this
> merge your two chains of nodes back together
> and finally use the sort sop to sort based on the attribute you created earlier.
>
>  - Steve
>
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: sidefx-houdini-list-bounces at sidefx.com [mailto:sidefx-houdini-list-bounces at sidefx.com] On Behalf Of David Johnson
> Sent: Monday, May 31, 2010 1:31 PM
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> Subject: Re: [Sidefx-houdini-list] using groups withthe add sop
>
> The delete sop has a switch to Keep Points. This might be more what you're
> after.
>
> Dave
>
> On Mon, May 31, 2010 at 9:06 AM, Adrian Lee <dryrainstudios at gmail.com>wrote:
>
>> Hi guys.
>>
>> Is there any was to use groups with the add sop so i can delete the
>> grouped primatives with in a shape but keep the points to ensure a
>> constant point count.
>>
>> cheers
>>
>> Ed
>>
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