[Sidefx-houdini-list] Mantra ROP Default Properties, how it works?

Pablo Giménez pablogipi at gmail.com
Fri May 13 12:26:46 EDT 2011


So basically it points to a property SHOP that overrides some render
properties for the Mantra ROP?

2011/5/13 Olex P <hoknamahn at gmail.com>:
> Mantra ROP one should be just the same as a wheel menu. Probably
> Property SHOP will just override the Mantra wheel menu properties but
> only those that defined in Property SHOP.
>
> 2011/5/13 Pablo Giménez <pablogipi at gmail.com>:
>> Mmmm let me see if I understand it.
>> This parameter should point to a property SHOP, and then this property
>> shop will be used for all the materials used by the render?
>>
>> 2011/5/13 Olex P <hoknamahn at gmail.com>:
>>> Hi Pablo,
>>>
>>> It is a per-material addition to an Edit Rendering Parameters wheel menu.
>>> Let's say your material consist of a surface shader and a displacement one.
>>> You can expose a displacement bounds parameter as a property of that
>>> material. So it will be automatically applied to any object that is
>>> using this material. So no need to jump and edit bounds for every
>>> object. In addition to that bouns can be linked to displacement
>>> amount. So this can be be automated and hidden from user.
>>>
>>> 2011/5/13 Pablo Giménez <pablogipi at gmail.com>:
>>>> Hello all.
>>>> I havent used it before so wondering if somebody else use this parameter before.
>>>> I am talking about the Default Properties, which seems to be a apth to
>>>> a SHOP node.What is it doing?
>>>> Is it defining a default shaders for those objects who don't have any
>>>> material applied?
>>>> Thanks
>>>>
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