[Sidefx-houdini-list] Adding setConditional to existing parm on node using python

keshaw singh k4keshaw at gmail.com
Wed Mar 15 09:35:36 EDT 2017


maybe you can make it inside komodo its fine while i was making thos kinda
functions last few months .

thanks
k

On Wed, Mar 15, 2017 at 3:08 AM, Sandy Sutherland <sandy.maillists at gmail.com
> wrote:

> Thanks Andy,
>
> Using Pycharm, so should not be an issue, and the rest of the tool works
> 100% - I can ADD new parms with setConditional() and it works fine, only on
> existing parms on the asset is it a problem.
>
> S.
>
> On Tue, Mar 14, 2017 at 5:22 PM, Andy Nicholas <andy at andynicholas.com>
> wrote:
>
> > It's not a unicode issue or something like that is it? You might want to
> > double check your text editor is saving your script out as UTF-8.
> >
> > Copy and paste it into Notepad and save it out from there to see if that
> > helps.
> >
> > Cheers,
> > Andy
> >
> >
> > On 14/03/2017 16:56, Sandy Sutherland wrote:
> >
> >> Thanks Lars,
> >>
> >> Wonder what the difference is, if I manually enter { renderengine !=
> >> mantra
> >> } into the hide of the parameter, then it works, just not from my
> script,
> >> even the setting does not appear when I check after completing the asset
> >> with the tool, using Type Properties.
> >>
> >> Cheers
> >>
> >> Sandy
> >>
> >> On Tue, Mar 14, 2017 at 11:33 AM, Lars van der Bijl <com48com at gmail.com
> >
> >> wrote:
> >>
> >> I just tested out your code and it seems to work fine on a geo
> >>>
> >>> On Tue, Mar 14, 2017 at 10:47 AM, Sandy Sutherland <
> >>> sandy.maillists at gmail.com> wrote:
> >>>
> >>> Hi All,
> >>>>
> >>>> I am working on a tool to modify assets here, so that we can render
> with
> >>>> Redshift, so am adding a menu to select which renderer to use.
> >>>>
> >>>> I wish to add a setConditional to an existing parm on the nodes, but
> it
> >>>> does not seem to work.
> >>>>
> >>>> I have this function, that adds the menu, then attempts to add the
> >>>> conditional.
> >>>>
> >>>> def _add_menu_parm(node):
> >>>>      parm_group = node.parmTemplateGroup()
> >>>>      vplod = node.parm('viewportlod').parmTemplate()
> >>>>      if not node.parm('renderengine'):
> >>>>          rendermenu = hou.MenuParmTemplate("renderengine",
> "Renderer",
> >>>>                                            menu_items=(["mantra",
> >>>> "redshift", "redshift proxy"]),
> >>>>                                            menu_labels=(["Mantra",
> >>>> "Redshift", "Redshift Proxy"]),
> >>>>                                            default_value=0,
> >>>>                                            icon_names=([]),
> >>>>                                            item_generator_script="",
> >>>>
> >>>> item_generator_script_language=hou.scriptLanguage.Python,
> >>>>                                            menu_type=hou.menuType.
> >>>> Normal)
> >>>>          parm_group.insertAfter(vplod, rendermenu)
> >>>>          mpt = parm_group.find('vm_rendervisibility').clone()
> >>>>          mpt.setConditional(hou.parmCondType.HideWhen, '{
> renderengine
> >>>> !=
> >>>> mantra }')
> >>>>          parm_group.replace('vm_rendervisibility', mpt)
> >>>>          node.setParmTemplateGroup(parm_group)
> >>>>
> >>>> This is not working for me, anyone done this?  Where am I going wrong?
> >>>> I
> >>>> originally attempted on the parmTemplate from the .find, but then
> tried
> >>>> .clone() to see if it had to be a copy rather than the original.
> >>>>
> >>>> Thanks for any help.
> >>>>
> >>>> Cheers
> >>>>
> >>>> Sandy
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