[Sidefx-houdini-list] Material libraries

Mark Elendt mark at sidefx.com
Wed Jan 27 08:58:02 EST 2016


The IFD is parsed using a sub-set of hscript commands.  You can use
the "source" command to read in other files.

You might have to use an IFDhook in SOHO to hook this in.

On Wednesday Jan 27 at 13:53, Andy Nicholas wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> I've got a scene with a ton of shaders in it and I'd like to cache them out
> as an IFD so I can import it at render time, rather than having to include
> them all in the IFD for every single frame. Is that possible? Is there a way
> of #including IFDs into a render and have them be able to be referenced by
> objects in the main scene?
> 
> I'm currently looking at delayed load archives, I can render the shaders if
> they're on objects in the archive, but I can't find a way to use the
> archived shaders working as references from scene objects.
> 
> Has anyone done anything similar and got it working?
> 
> Thanks,
> Andy
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