[Sidefx-houdini-list] expressions in $FS

Gary Jaeger gary at corestudio.com
Tue Jan 17 08:58:31 EST 2017


yes, agreed. Much thanks to everybody on this list who takes the time to answer questions. It’s invaluable. 

Gary Jaeger / 650.728.7957 direct / 415.518.1419 mobile
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> On Jan 17, 2017, at 2:57 AM, Dan Wills <gdanzo at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> 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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