[Sidefx-houdini-list] Delayed load for IFD?

Andy Nicholas andy at andynicholas.com
Wed Sep 8 12:30:05 EDT 2010


Is it possible to export a bgeo from mantra with the rendertime displaced
geometry ?



> Why not export as a .bgeo? IFDs simply contain BGEO in-lined...
>
> On 8 September 2010 07:31, Andy Nicholas <andy at andynicholas.com> wrote:
>> Hi list,
>> Does anyone know if there's a way to include a pre-exported object
>> stored
>> in an IFD file back into the render? I'm interested to know if there's a
>> way of doing this in a similar way to the delayed load procedural
>> shader.
>> Otherwise I guess the only option is to directly manipulate the IFD
>> files
>> with some funky ASCII engineering.
>>
>> It's just that we've got an object with some heavy displacement on it
>> that
>> takes about 30 mins to export, and it would be handy to just do this
>> once
>> and reference the IFD file at render time.
>>
>> Thanks for any suggestions,
>>
>> Andy
>>
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