[Sidefx-houdini-list] managing material

Olivier Jeannel facialdeluxe at gmail.com
Wed Dec 14 10:37:30 EST 2016


Excellent ! Thank you !

2016-12-14 16:18 GMT+01:00 Jerome Pastorello <lordkarington0 at gmail.com>:

> Hello,
>
>
> In primitive mode you can select by material path attribute.
> I don’t know at object level though.
>
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> Cheers
>
> Jérôme
>
>
>
> > Le 14 déc. 2016 à 16:09, Olivier Jeannel <facialdeluxe at gmail.com> a
> écrit :
> >
> > Hi list,
> >
> > I'm having hard time on some basic "user" way of thinking in Houdini.
> > I'm currently dealing with a project where I have a CAD object delivered
> > with several dozen of groups.
> >
> > I use groups to assign materials.
> > What happen is that several group can share a same material.
> >
> > Is there a way to re-select the groups by using their material ?
> > in xsi it's called "select objects from material", you pick a material
> and
> > xsi will select the correspondant objects (and there is also the
> opposite :
> > "get material from selected object")
> > Do we have something similar ?
> >
> > For the moment, I (finally) made an uber group made of all the smaller
> > group and then apply once the material to this uber group.
> >
> >
> > I have several cases like this where I don't think I work the way I
> should,
> > ending loosing a lot of time on basics and repetitives needs.
> >
> > Thank you :)
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