[Sidefx-houdini-list] Stopping a For Each SOP

Andrew Lyons tstexture at gmail.com
Fri Jan 4 12:39:03 EST 2013

not sure on getting correct break behavior (SESI?) - but perhaps using a
switch SOP in your foreach to output null for those iterations where
there's nothing to be done could at least eliminate compute time ... ?


On 4 January 2013 09:34, Nick Nimble <nick at nicknimble.com> wrote:

> Hi :-)
> I'm having a for each sop that iterates over geometry. aka I it goes over
> the same set of points an x number of times.
> It happens that halfway trough the iterations 'there is noting left to do'
> and I would like to exit/break from the loop. Very common in
> scripting/programming, right?
> I noticed the 'Stop Condition' parm on the for each node. Lovely when you
> want to stop at a given iteration using the stamp expression. How ever when
> you refer to anything that lives inside, like the number of points in a
> group, it seems to dive into an endless loop.
> My question is, is there a node that I can use inside a for each SOP to
> 'break' from the iterations?
> Any suggestions are more than appreciated :-)
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> Cheers,
> Nick, be Nimble
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