[Sidefx-houdini-list] render different volumes with takes or nodes ?

Nick Nimble nick at nicknimble.com
Wed Jan 9 09:31:10 EST 2013


Hi Bruno,

If you right-click on a mantra node you can select 'reference copy'. 
That's what you're after.
It creates channel references for all the parameters. Next you can 
ctrl+shift click on the take parm and set it to something else :-)

Cheers,
Nick

On 01/09/2013 03:27 PM, Bruno Pollet wrote:
> I have a bunch of volume objects in my scene that I want to be 
> rendered in different files.
> I know that I could use takes to separate them, but if I understand 
> correctly I then have to render each take manually.
>
> My other idea was to make different mantra nodes, each one rendering 
> just a volume, and parent them all so that they render after each 
> other.  But in that case, adjusting settings on one node would not 
> affect the settings on the other nodes.
>
> Is there such a thing as cloning a node, keeping all the values linked 
> except for some I would manually unlink ?
> Or is there an easy way I haven't thought of ?
>
> Thanks
> Bruno
>
>




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