[Sidefx-houdini-list] Point promotte per class ?

Olivier Jeannel facialdeluxe at gmail.com
Mon Jan 2 16:38:59 EST 2017


In my humble opinion you didn't do anything wrong :)
And I'm super happy you took time to expose an advance setup like this !
I'm a long time addict of your blog. I did some amazing setup (well at
least for me) with your jj polygon island.
And that's great to have you in the Houdini community :)


2017-01-02 20:45 GMT+01:00 Julian Johnson <julianjohnson1962 at gmail.com>:

> On 02/01/2017 11:49, Olivier Jeannel wrote:
>
>> Hi Julian,
>> Sorry for the late reply (beeing on and off during new year)
>> First thing first, a big thank you !
>> This is what I was after.
>> The loop inside the loop is way above my vex skills, and I'm still trying
>> to understand the uniqueval command.
>>
>> I'm getting slightly different results with the 2 methods. No big deal. I
>> guess this might be because of the way attributes are promoted internaly
>> in
>> polysoup and in your wrangle.
>> And I think the wrangle method is faster, thought I don't know how to
>> measure performance.
>>
>
> Hi Olivier,
>
> I'm sure I could have done something wrong which might explain the
> different results :-)  I did try Ben's method and I got the same results
> but maybe I'm not quite matching your set up.
>
> The uniqueval() function returns a list of all the unique values (int,
> string, float etc.) in an attribute e.g.  if you had 10 points with an
> attribute 'foo' and the values in 'foo' were: (1.2, 0.2, 0.3, 0.2, 1.2,
> 0.3, 0.4, 0.5, 1.2, 0.3) then uniqueval() returns a list like this: (1.2,
> 0.2 ,0.3, 0.4, 0.5).
>
> Like you, I'm not entirely sure how to compare the speed but it seems
> faster (certainly looking at cook times). Ben's cool polysoup method is
> much more readable for fellow artists, though...
>
>
> J
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