[Sidefx-houdini-list] expressions in $FS

Ron Schab ron.schab at gmail.com
Tue Jan 17 04:09:22 EST 2017


*facepalm* ... I should really reread my emails shouldn't I :P.  Sorry
about that.  No idea why I left that out.

Glad it's working now.



On Tue, Jan 17, 2017 at 5:13 AM, Gary Jaeger <gary at corestudio.com> wrote:

> ah, hot diggity. Thanks Michael.
>
> Gary Jaeger / 650.728.7957 direct / 415.518.1419 mobile
> http://corestudio.com <http://corestudio.com/>
> > On Jan 16, 2017, at 6:43 PM, Michael Dunkley <mdunkley at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > Hi Gary, the padzero function actually takes two arguments - the
> > padding size and then the number to be padded.  So with that your
> > expression becomes:
> >
> > /foo/bar/foo_bar.`padzero(5,$F+4)`.jpg
> >
> > On Mon, Jan 16, 2017 at 7:57 PM, Gary Jaeger <gary at corestudio.com>
> wrote:
> >> Thanks Ron. And yet… it does not see to work. I left out that my
> sequence actually reads like
> >>
> >> foo_bar.$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
> >> http://corestudio.com <http://corestudio.com/>
> >>> 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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