[Sidefx-houdini-list] expressions in $FS

Gary Jaeger gary at corestudio.com
Mon Jan 16 19:57:42 EST 2017


Thanks Ron. And yet… it does not see to work. I left out that my sequence actually reads like

foo_bar.$F5.jpg

which I take to mean pad five in houdini speak, but I can’t get your method to work

Gary Jaeger / 650.728.7957 direct / 415.518.1419 mobile
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> On Jan 16, 2017, at 9:17 AM, Ron Schab <ron.schab at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> 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
> /foo/bar/foo_bar.`padzero($F+4)`.jpg
> 
> cheers
> Ron
> 
> 
> 
> On Mon, Jan 16, 2017 at 5:55 PM, Gary Jaeger <gary at corestudio.com <mailto:gary at corestudio.com>> wrote:
> 
>> Hi. If I’m reading in a sequence (in this case for a camera Background
>> Image) and want to offset the frames, what’s the best way to do that? A
>> couple thoughts occur to me, but as the frame # isn’t obviously a different
>> parameter I’m not having any luck. In maya I might simply decouple the
>> frame value from the default time expression and set keys, or do a +/-
>> expression.
>> 
>> I tried adding a float value to the View pane of the camera, but when I
>> try something like
>> 
>> /foo/bar/foo_bar.($F+`chs(“/obj/shotCam/timeOffset”)`).jpg that doesn’t
>> seem to work.
>> 
>> thanks!
>> 
>> Gary Jaeger / 650.728.7957 direct / 415.518.1419 mobile
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