[Sidefx-houdini-list] copies intersection

zoran arizanovic zoran.arizanovic at gmail.com
Sat Aug 18 08:36:28 EDT 2012


thats exc what i am doing
it works
i just got hooked on paint scatter areas
as it is so nice to paint over plate on wireframe and then just copy with
scatter respecting cd
now i need somehow to blend the two
thanks guys for help

On Sat, Aug 18, 2012 at 2:34 PM, François Duchesneau <sidefx at trinix.ca>wrote:

> If you can afford doing it in 2d, try the Triangulate 2D Sop after your
> scatter and then query the area for each primitive. Each primitives become
> then the center point for each copy and the area becomes a factor of
> scaling.
>
>
> Nick van Zutphen wrote:
>
>> I think you should sort the space that a template point has, before you
>> copy objects onto it. Then store a 'available space' attribute on the
>> template points which you can access at copy time.
>> I would build a simple point separator vopsop. Simply said, using a point
>> cloud to get the direction to the closest neighbor point. Then move the
>> current point a fraction of that distance in the opposite direction. This
>> method is known for its flaws, but it might help you in this case. Use this
>> in a for each sop to get iterations, 50 to a hundred iterations should give
>> a reasonable result. How ever, it gets more complicated when you have a
>> restricted area.
>> Cheers,
>> Nick, be Nimble
>> ----
>> http://www.nicknimble.com
>>
>> On Aug 18, 2012, at 11:12 AM, zoran arizanovic wrote:
>>
>>
>>
>>> hi
>>> i have been looking all over forums but couldnt find and example
>>> could someone put me out of misery for  problem how do i avoid different
>>> copy stamped geo from intersecting after going on scattered points?
>>> I want them to keep distance based on bbox or something?
>>>
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