[Sidefx-houdini-list] Save hou.session.listX with hip file

Lars van der Bijl com48com at gmail.com
Sun Apr 8 16:00:45 EDT 2012


i'm sure repr could do it.

unless your using something special repr will give you a string you
can easy store on "/"



On Sun, Apr 8, 2012 at 9:20 PM, Nick van Zutphen <nvanzutphen at live.com>wrote:

> That sounds very clever, but am I right that userdata is limited to
> strings? Unfortunately I would like to store a rather complicated
> dictionary.
> I'm building an automatic node color system which can be fully configured
> by an .otl. In its core it works perfectly, how ever it still depends on a
> file on disk which is loaded into hou.session. This limits per file color
> adjustments, I'm eigher  to get that working. The task at hand is rather
> simple in its description:
>
> How do I save an dictionary with an .hip file?
>
> Be Nick, be Nimble
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>
>
>
> On Apr 8, 2012, at 7:57 PM, Graham Thompson wrote:
>
> > Can you not just store all your data on the root node ('/')?
> >
> > On Sun, Apr 8, 2012 at 11:50 AM, Nick van Zutphen <nvanzutphen at live.com>
> wrote:
> >> Maybe I should be a bit more specific, this data needs to be available
> to onCreate.py. I guess node specific data isn't?
> >>
> >> Cheers,
> >>
> >> Be Nick, be Nimble
> >> ----
> >> http://www.nickvanzutphen.com/ngtl
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> On Apr 8, 2012, at 7:28 PM, Graham Thompson wrote:
> >>
> >>> The best way to save data is to use node user data:
> >>> http://www.sidefx.com/docs/houdini12.0/hom/nodeuserdata
> >>>
> >>> On Sun, Apr 8, 2012 at 11:11 AM, Nick van Zutphen <
> nvanzutphen at live.com> wrote:
> >>>> Hi!
> >>>>
> >>>> I just discovered that hou.session is not saved with the hip file
> :-(. I would like to store a dictionairy or a list for simplicities sake,
> which is accessible by scripts and saved with the hip file.
> >>>> I discovered: hou.appendSessionModuleSource, but its not totally
> clear what its proper usage is. Any suggestions?
> >>>>
> >>>> Be Nick, be Nimble
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> >>>>
> >>>>
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