[Sidefx-houdini-list] Calling a parameter's menu script from another parameter or python script

Graham Thompson captainhammy at gmail.com
Tue Nov 30 22:58:09 EST 2010

Without changing your menu's value you can trigger a menu cook by
calling menuItems().  This returns a tuple of the menu items but first
it cooks the menu again.  For example, I have a script that just

Menu Script for parm:

print "cooking menu"
x = [0,0,1,1,2,2,3,3]
return map(str, x)

>>> p=hou.parm('/obj/geo1/null1/parm')
>>> p.menuItems()
cooking menu
('0', '1', '2', '3')

On Tue, Nov 30, 2010 at 7:00 PM, Reza Ghobadinic <rezagn at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> Does anyone know how to trigger a parameter to run its menu script from
> another menu script code or just another python script code inside a digital
> asset node?
> cheers,
> --
> Reza Ghobadinic
> "An idea not coupled with action will never get any bigger than the brain
> cell it occupied"
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