[Sidefx-houdini-list] dragging is anoying

Stephen Tucker stucker at allegrodigital.com
Sun Oct 10 19:03:24 EDT 2010


I've also come across this on linux 64bit .  Attempted to submit a bug for it a few weeks ago, but unfortunately have no idea how to reproduce it.  My issue was with dragging and dropping parameters to attempt a quick setting of channel references.





> Date: Sat, 9 Oct 2010 10:11:08 -0700
> From: captainhammy at gmail.com
> To: sidefx-houdini-list at sidefx.com
> Subject: Re: [Sidefx-houdini-list] dragging is anoying
> 
> I've encountered problems with dragging and dropping related to the
> good old linux desktop visual effects.  In Houdini 11 for example, if
> I have my effects enabled it usually works fine, except sometime I
> suddenly can no long drag/drop nodes to Python shells, parameters in
> the Operator Type Properties, etc.  With them off I never had a
> problem.  Annoying for me is that if I'm attempting to record a video
> and don't have effects turned on I get weird opengl problems in my
> recordings whenever I open and move windows such as the Type
> Properties.
> 
> On Fri, Oct 8, 2010 at 4:09 PM, Andrew D Lyons <tstexture at gmail.com> wrote:
> > We've also had issues that were related to graphics card / driver combos. We
> > tried different drivers - but in the end a card upgrade and driver upgrade
> > did the trick. Not an ideal solution I'll admit - but understandable given
> > the increased openGL dependencies in H11.
> >
> > More than ever I think it's important to look at the supported hardware on
> > the SESI site...
> >
> > Cheers
> >
> > On 8 October 2010 15:37, Sean Lewkiw <Sean.Lewkiw at cis-vancouver.com> wrote:
> >
> >> This baby has been logged with even a screen cap of it in action!
> >>  Unfortunately, it's not reproducible at SESI.  It's not even reliably
> >> reproducible here.
> >>
> >> Something I didn't know... I've been using the "drag op to viewport context
> >> switcher widget" for years.  This will change the context of a pinned pane
> >> to be that of the op you've just dragged.  It's always bugged me that you
> >> had to drag exactly on top of the widget.  Apparently, in some OS you can
> >> drag _anywhere_ in the viewport and it works.  It would be so useful if this
> >> worked on Linux too.
> >>
> >> Sean
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> From: sidefx-houdini-list-bounces at sidefx.com [mailto:
> >> sidefx-houdini-list-bounces at sidefx.com] On Behalf Of Andrew D Lyons
> >> Sent: Friday, October 08, 2010 2:49 PM
> >> To: sidefx-houdini-list at sidefx.com
> >> Subject: Re: [Sidefx-houdini-list] dragging is anoying
> >>
> >> Hi,
> >>
> >> I guess the obvious thing for us all to do is log bugs with reproducible
> >> examples to support at sidefx.com. It takes time obviously, but it's the best
> >> way we have of making the software as bullet proof as possible now and into
> >> the future. It's especially good to do it so soon after a new release -
> >> before that code gets built on...
> >>
> >> Cheers
> >>
> >> P.S. I log on average 1 to 2 bugs every week with fully reproducible
> >> examples.
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> On 8 October 2010 14:40, Alvaro Castaneda <varomix at gmail.com> wrote:
> >>
> >> > to bad, I can't even create a new material, when I drag it in the
> >> material
> >> > Palette, it gets stuck,
> >> > changing desktops doesn't help.
> >> >
> >> > now, how do I create a material there without dragging ?
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > On Fri, Oct 8, 2010 at 4:18 PM, Spencer Lueders <
> >> > Spencer.Lueders at framestore.com> wrote:
> >> >
> >> > > we have the same issue here...annoying indeed.
> >> > >
> >> > > ----- Original Message -----
> >> > > From: "Sean Lewkiw" <Sean.Lewkiw at cis-vancouver.com>
> >> > > To: "sidefx-houdini-list at sidefx.com" <sidefx-houdini-list at sidefx.com>
> >> > > Sent: Friday, 8 October, 2010 5:12:59 PM
> >> > > Subject: Re: [Sidefx-houdini-list] dragging is anoying
> >> > >
> >> > > Are you talking about dragging and dropping, for example, an OP into a
> >> > > bundle, or dragging and dropping an OP to a viewport to change the
> >> > context?
> >> > >  If so, yes!  I reported this as a bug, but apparently it's OS
> >> dependent,
> >> > > (we're on Linux).
> >> > >
> >> > > About half the time, D&D simply does not work anymore.  It's a real
> >> pain.
> >> > >
> >> > > Sean
> >> > >
> >> > >
> >> > >
> >> > > -----Original Message-----
> >> > > From: sidefx-houdini-list-bounces at sidefx.com [mailto:
> >> > > sidefx-houdini-list-bounces at sidefx.com] On Behalf Of Alvaro Castaneda
> >> > > Sent: Friday, October 08, 2010 12:59 PM
> >> > > To: sidefx-houdini-list at sidefx.com
> >> > > Subject: [Sidefx-houdini-list] dragging is anoying
> >> > >
> >> > > Hi Guys
> >> > >
> >> > > Is anyone else having problems with dragging values for linking in
> >> > houdini
> >> > > 11?
> >> > > I'm having huge troubles when dragging values, sometimes works
> >> sometimes
> >> > it
> >> > > gets stuck
> >> > > and I have to totally force quit houdini.
> >> > >
> >> > > I'm thinking that my wacom might trigger that but how knows.
> >> > >
> >> > > thanks
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