[Sidefx-houdini-list] expressions in $FS

Ron Schab ron.schab at gmail.com
Mon Jan 16 12:17:49 EST 2017

Hi Gary,

u almost had it :)   $F needs to be within ur backticks as well and  you
need to watch those brackets outside of your backticks :)

/foo/bar/foo_bar.`$F+4`.jpg should work.
If you have zero padded frame ranges (i.e. 0014) it needs to be


On Mon, Jan 16, 2017 at 5:55 PM, Gary Jaeger <gary at corestudio.com> wrote:

> Hi. If I’m reading in a sequence (in this case for a camera Background
> Image) and want to offset the frames, what’s the best way to do that? A
> couple thoughts occur to me, but as the frame # isn’t obviously a different
> parameter I’m not having any luck. In maya I might simply decouple the
> frame value from the default time expression and set keys, or do a +/-
> expression.
> I tried adding a float value to the View pane of the camera, but when I
> try something like
> /foo/bar/foo_bar.($F+`chs(“/obj/shotCam/timeOffset”)`).jpg that doesn’t
> seem to work.
> thanks!
> Gary Jaeger / 650.728.7957 direct / 415.518.1419 mobile
> http://corestudio.com <http://corestudio.com/>
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