[Sidefx-houdini-list] Soho IFD Hooks

Lars van der Bijl com48com at gmail.com
Thu Sep 29 11:59:15 EDT 2016


no not sure how to do that. might be worth a sesi request.

looking at the ifd file it self it seems to be a top level attribute.

On Thu, Sep 29, 2016 at 4:09 PM, Sandy Sutherland <sandy.maillists at gmail.com
> wrote:

> Thanks Sam,
>
> Already spent most of today trying to make sense out of that page, as the
> tricky part, and which possibly needs more documentation on is the
> mantra.property() part, difficult to find the name of the properties.  I
> did go through these methods too - echo ray_show object | mantra and
> echo ray_show
> renderer | mantra.
>
> S.
>
> On Thu, Sep 29, 2016 at 2:44 PM, Sam Swift-Glasman <glassman3d at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> > here's the relevant section in the docs
> >
> > https://www.sidefx.com/docs/houdini/render/python
> >
> > On Thu, Sep 29, 2016 at 11:37 AM, Sandy Sutherland <
> > sandy.maillists at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > > Thanks Lars,
> > >
> > > That mantra.property is for the output image path and the planes.  Do
> you
> > > by any chance know the properties to access both otl file paths and
> > texture
> > > paths?
> > >
> > > Cheers
> > >
> > > Sandy
> > >
> > > On Wed, Sep 28, 2016 at 6:08 PM, Lars van der Bijl <com48com at gmail.com
> >
> > > wrote:
> > >
> > > > if you create a python file that you pass into your mantra using -P
> > > >
> > > > then create a python file
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > *def filterPlane():    filename = mantra.property("image:
> > filename")[0]*
> > > >
> > > > *    # some renaming*
> > > > *    mantra.setproperty("image:filename", [filename])*
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > *    # for image planes    filename = mantra.property("plane:
> > > > planefile")[0]*
> > > >
> > > > On Wed, Sep 28, 2016 at 5:49 PM, Sandy Sutherland <
> > > > sandy.maillists at gmail.com
> > > > > wrote:
> > > >
> > > > > Hi All,
> > > > >
> > > > > Quick flyer here - we are attempting to migrate our farm to LX from
> > > > > Windows, and have found that there are a whole bunch of assets
> > lurking
> > > > here
> > > > > that are being used daily that have some way of generating or HAVE
> > hard
> > > > > coded windows paths in them.
> > > > >
> > > > > We are using HOUDINI_PATHMAP and this does work to a point.
> > > > >
> > > > > Does anyone here know how to maybe use the Soho callbacks to maybe
> > > check
> > > > > and fix paths into the IFDs?
> > > > >
> > > > > Thanks
> > > > >
> > > > > Sandy
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