[Sidefx-houdini-list] Using color to visualize 2 float values

Mark Alexander malexander at sidefx.com
Fri Sep 9 09:09:30 EDT 2011


Hi Robert,

If you open up the Correction toolbar in the 3D viewport, you also get 
the same channel controls as in MPlay (viewport_menu>Correction 
Toolbar). Note that you'll need shader support to do this, but all 
recent cards have it.

Cheers,
M.

On 09/09/2011 08:51 AM, Alvin Yap wrote:
> Do you need to view it in RGB? If I were viewing in mplay, I'd switch to a
> single channel view, like just red or blue to visualize just one of those
> channels at a time.
>
> Alvin
>
> On Thu, Sep 8, 2011 at 5:10 PM, Robert Kelly<isstuff at gmail.com>  wrote:
>
>> Has anyone come up with a way to visualize 2 float values in the colour
>> value of geometry that is easy to read visually. Some of you are saying 2
>> ha! I can visualize 3 just stick them in r g and b but the colors interact
>> and our brains don't see in r g b so the information doesn't come across.  I
>> have tried playing with HSV but if one value is black it hides information
>> of the other channel.
>>
>> So the question is
>> What is Your way that you think reads clearly of using Cd to visualize 2
>> floats?
>>
>> I look forward to a bunch of ways of doing this one.
>>
>> Sent from my tiny puter.
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