[Sidefx-houdini-list] Getting other point attributes in POP VOPs

Cristobal Infante cgcris at gmail.com
Thu Apr 9 04:38:48 EDT 2015

Hi Andy,

Once you promote the file parameter you can use op:`opinputpath('../', 1)`
 to point to the incoming node on the sop level.

Note how you use '../'

Hope that helps, let me know how you get the ptnum at the end ;)

On 8 April 2015 at 22:08, John Lynch <johnerlists at austin.rr.com> wrote:

> On the Inputs tab of the POP VOP, you can set the geometry which can be
> referenced as the First thru Fourth inputs from the GetAttribute VOP.  To
> reference the current geometry you can just choose "Myself" or "Myself (No
> Reads from Outputs)" if you're not reading the same attributes you're
> outputting.
> Note that these options cook any referenced SOPs before executing any VEX,
> making them generally faster than the op: syntax which I believe requires
> locking the first time it's accessed from VEX.
> On 04/08/2015 02:24 PM, Andy Nicholas wrote:
>> The Bind VOP doesn't allow point numbers, and the Get Attribute VOP
>> requires either a "File" or "First Input", "Second Input", etc. as to pull
>> the data from. Using an op: syntax with the "File" option doesn't seem to
>> make a lot of sense, as I'm within POPs and I need to pull the geometry
>> data from the DOP simulation, not from a SOP. The "First Input" option etc.
>> doesn't seem to make sense either in this POP VOP context.
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