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

jiversen jiversen at rhythm.com
Sun Apr 8 23:23:22 EDT 2012


Perhaps you can pickle it?

Lars van der Bijl wrote:
> i'm sure repr could do it.
>
> unless your using something special repr will give you a string you
> can easy store on "/"
>
>
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> On Sun, Apr 8, 2012 at 9:20 PM, Nick van Zutphen <nvanzutphen at live.com>wrote:
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>   
>> 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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>> http://www.nickvanzutphen.com/ngtl
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>> On Apr 8, 2012, at 7:57 PM, Graham Thompson wrote:
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>>> 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:
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>>>> 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:
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>>>>> 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
>>>>>> ----
>>>>>> http://www.nickvanzutphen.com/ngtl
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
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