[Sidefx-houdini-list] expressions in $FS

Dan Wills gdanzo at gmail.com
Tue Jan 17 05:57:32 EST 2017


Love to see such swift resolutions, this is such a helpful mailing-list! :D
Well done and many thanks for your very fine work to all involved!

On Tue, Jan 17, 2017 at 7:39 PM, Ron Schab <ron.schab at gmail.com> wrote:

> *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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