[Sidefx-houdini-list] Pyro container boxes wont hide!

Olly Nash ollimation at gmail.com
Fri Jan 19 10:31:56 EST 2018


Yes, I had done those things.  It was actually because I had volume lights
using the Pyro! So, needed to switch off display visibility of those lights
: )



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On Thu, Jan 18, 2018 at 11:08 PM, Julian Davidson <julian.davidson at mac.com>
wrote:

> This has tripped me up before. So you need to do two things:
>
> 1. On your smoke object go to the Visualisation Tab and turn off ”Bounding
> Box”.
>
> 2. To echo Matt, are you sure you’ve set it to Smooth Shaded? By default
> Houdini uses Smooth Wire Shaded and the ‘w’ toggles between that and
> wireframe. If you set it to Smooth Shaded all should be good (shift + w in
> the viewport toggles between the Smooth Wire Shaded and Smooth Shaded).
> This catches me out more often then I'd care to admit.
>
> Julian
>
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> >   1. Pyro container boxes wont hide! (Olly Nash)
> >   2. Re: Pyro container boxes wont hide! (Matthew Hanger)
> >   3. Re: Pyro container boxes wont hide! (Olly Nash)
> >   4. Re: Pyro container boxes wont hide! (Peter Bowmar)
> >   5. Re: Pyro container boxes wont hide! (Olly Nash)
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> > Message: 1
> > Date: Thu, 18 Jan 2018 19:11:40 +0000
> > From: Olly Nash <ollimation at gmail.com>
> > To: sidefx-houdini-list at sidefx.com
> > Subject: [Sidefx-houdini-list] Pyro container boxes wont hide!
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> > Hi folks,
> >
> > Hope you're all well!
> >
> > I'm on Houdini 16.5.268
> >
> > I'm venturing into pyro stuff and can't get the SmokeObject Resize
> > Container boxes to NOT be visible.  I've unchecked Bounding Box in all
> the
> > SmokeObject ->Guides tabs and they switch off whilst I;m inside the DOP
> > node, but as soon as I go up to object level they appear again and are
> even
> > visible when I have the DOP or PyroImport nodes visiblity disabled.
> >
> > Is it just this build or is there a trick I'm missing?
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Olly : )
> >
> >
> > ------------------------------
> >
> > Message: 2
> > Date: Thu, 18 Jan 2018 11:17:15 -0800
> > From: Matthew Hanger <hanger.matthew at gmail.com>
> > To: sidefx-houdini-list at sidefx.com
> > Subject: Re: [Sidefx-houdini-list] Pyro container boxes wont hide!
> > Message-ID:
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> >
> > Make sure your viewport is set to Smooth Shaded as well, it'll show the
> > container boxes when set to a wire-shaded mode.
> >
> > *Matthew*HANGER |  *VFX Artist *
> > E hanger.matthew at gmail.com
> > W matthewhanger.com
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> > On Thu, Jan 18, 2018 at 11:11 AM, Olly Nash <ollimation at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >
> >> Hi folks,
> >>
> >> Hope you're all well!
> >>
> >> I'm on Houdini 16.5.268
> >>
> >> I'm venturing into pyro stuff and can't get the SmokeObject Resize
> >> Container boxes to NOT be visible.  I've unchecked Bounding Box in all
> the
> >> SmokeObject ->Guides tabs and they switch off whilst I;m inside the DOP
> >> node, but as soon as I go up to object level they appear again and are
> even
> >> visible when I have the DOP or PyroImport nodes visiblity disabled.
> >>
> >> Is it just this build or is there a trick I'm missing?
> >>
> >> Thanks,
> >> Olly : )
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> >
> > ------------------------------
> >
> > Message: 3
> > Date: Thu, 18 Jan 2018 19:19:27 +0000
> > From: Olly Nash <ollimation at gmail.com>
> > To: sidefx-houdini-list at sidefx.com
> > Subject: Re: [Sidefx-houdini-list] Pyro container boxes wont hide!
> > Message-ID:
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> >
> > hi Matthew,
> >
> > Yes, viewport is set to SmoothShaded - pyro doesn't show up at all in
> > wireframe mode, I've already panicked myself a few times with that one!
> >
> > : )
> >
> >
> > <https://uk.linkedin.com/in/olly-nash-37067a1>
> > <https://vimeo.com/ollynash/2017showreel3d>  +44 (0)7977 407613
> >
> > On Thu, Jan 18, 2018 at 7:17 PM, Matthew Hanger <
> hanger.matthew at gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> >
> >> Make sure your viewport is set to Smooth Shaded as well, it'll show the
> >> container boxes when set to a wire-shaded mode.
> >>
> >> *Matthew*HANGER |  *VFX Artist *
> >> E hanger.matthew at gmail.com
> >> W matthewhanger.com
> >>
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> >>
> >> On Thu, Jan 18, 2018 at 11:11 AM, Olly Nash <ollimation at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >>
> >>> Hi folks,
> >>>
> >>> Hope you're all well!
> >>>
> >>> I'm on Houdini 16.5.268
> >>>
> >>> I'm venturing into pyro stuff and can't get the SmokeObject Resize
> >>> Container boxes to NOT be visible.  I've unchecked Bounding Box in all
> >> the
> >>> SmokeObject ->Guides tabs and they switch off whilst I;m inside the DOP
> >>> node, but as soon as I go up to object level they appear again and are
> >> even
> >>> visible when I have the DOP or PyroImport nodes visiblity disabled.
> >>>
> >>> Is it just this build or is there a trick I'm missing?
> >>>
> >>> Thanks,
> >>> Olly : )
> >>> _______________________________________________
> >>> Sidefx-houdini-list mailing list
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> >
> >
> > ------------------------------
> >
> > Message: 4
> > Date: Thu, 18 Jan 2018 14:08:14 -0800
> > From: Peter Bowmar <pbowmar at gmail.com>
> > To: "sidefx-houdini-list at sidefx.com" <sidefx-houdini-list at sidefx.com>
> > Subject: Re: [Sidefx-houdini-list] Pyro container boxes wont hide!
> > Message-ID:
> >       <CAEX_qcwqZmYNHQzBijxoNy9wpf55ECB-jQwWcstXejcT3NHyBQ at mail.gmail.
> com>
> > Content-Type: text/plain; charset="UTF-8"
> >
> > Try going to the Pyro node and turning off the Visualization stuff
> (forget
> > which one) that controls the box...
> >
> > On 18 January 2018 at 11:19, Olly Nash <ollimation at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> >> hi Matthew,
> >>
> >> Yes, viewport is set to SmoothShaded - pyro doesn't show up at all in
> >> wireframe mode, I've already panicked myself a few times with that one!
> >>
> >> : )
> >>
> >>
> >> <https://uk.linkedin.com/in/olly-nash-37067a1>
> >> <https://vimeo.com/ollynash/2017showreel3d>  +44 (0)7977 407613
> >>
> >> On Thu, Jan 18, 2018 at 7:17 PM, Matthew Hanger <
> hanger.matthew at gmail.com>
> >> wrote:
> >>
> >>> Make sure your viewport is set to Smooth Shaded as well, it'll show the
> >>> container boxes when set to a wire-shaded mode.
> >>>
> >>> *Matthew*HANGER |  *VFX Artist *
> >>> E hanger.matthew at gmail.com
> >>> W matthewhanger.com
> >>>
> >>> This email is confidential and solely for the use of the intended
> >>> recipient.  If you have received this email in error please notify the
> >>> author and delete it immediately. This email is not to be distributed
> >>> without the author's written consent.  Unauthorised forwarding,
> printing,
> >>> copying or use is strictly prohibited and may be a breach of copyright.
> >>> Although this email has been sent in the belief that is virus-free, it
> is
> >>> the responsibility of the recipient to ensure that it is virus free. No
> >>> responsibility is accepted by Matthew Hanger for any loss or damage
> >> arising
> >>> in any way from receipt or use of this email.
> >>>
> >>> On Thu, Jan 18, 2018 at 11:11 AM, Olly Nash <ollimation at gmail.com>
> >> wrote:
> >>>
> >>>> Hi folks,
> >>>>
> >>>> Hope you're all well!
> >>>>
> >>>> I'm on Houdini 16.5.268
> >>>>
> >>>> I'm venturing into pyro stuff and can't get the SmokeObject Resize
> >>>> Container boxes to NOT be visible.  I've unchecked Bounding Box in all
> >>> the
> >>>> SmokeObject ->Guides tabs and they switch off whilst I;m inside the
> DOP
> >>>> node, but as soon as I go up to object level they appear again and are
> >>> even
> >>>> visible when I have the DOP or PyroImport nodes visiblity disabled.
> >>>>
> >>>> Is it just this build or is there a trick I'm missing?
> >>>>
> >>>> Thanks,
> >>>> Olly : )
> >>>> _______________________________________________
> >>>> Sidefx-houdini-list mailing list
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> >>>> https://lists.sidefx.com:443/mailman/listinfo/sidefx-houdini-list
> >>>>
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> >
> >
> >
> > --
> > Cheers,
> >
> > Peter B
> >
> >
> > ------------------------------
> >
> > Message: 5
> > Date: Thu, 18 Jan 2018 22:31:21 +0000
> > From: Olly Nash <ollimation at gmail.com>
> > To: sidefx-houdini-list at sidefx.com
> > Subject: Re: [Sidefx-houdini-list] Pyro container boxes wont hide!
> > Message-ID:
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> >
> > yah, done that, as explained in my original email : )
> >
> > On Thu, Jan 18, 2018 at 10:08 PM, Peter Bowmar <pbowmar at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >
> >> Try going to the Pyro node and turning off the Visualization stuff
> (forget
> >> which one) that controls the box...
> >>
> >> On 18 January 2018 at 11:19, Olly Nash <ollimation at gmail.com> wrote:
> >>
> >>> hi Matthew,
> >>>
> >>> Yes, viewport is set to SmoothShaded - pyro doesn't show up at all in
> >>> wireframe mode, I've already panicked myself a few times with that one!
> >>>
> >>> : )
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> <https://uk.linkedin.com/in/olly-nash-37067a1>
> >>> <https://vimeo.com/ollynash/2017showreel3d>  +44 (0)7977 407613
> >>>
> >>> On Thu, Jan 18, 2018 at 7:17 PM, Matthew Hanger <
> >> hanger.matthew at gmail.com>
> >>> wrote:
> >>>
> >>>> Make sure your viewport is set to Smooth Shaded as well, it'll show
> the
> >>>> container boxes when set to a wire-shaded mode.
> >>>>
> >>>> *Matthew*HANGER |  *VFX Artist *
> >>>> E hanger.matthew at gmail.com
> >>>> W matthewhanger.com
> >>>>
> >>>> This email is confidential and solely for the use of the intended
> >>>> recipient.  If you have received this email in error please notify the
> >>>> author and delete it immediately. This email is not to be distributed
> >>>> without the author's written consent.  Unauthorised forwarding,
> >> printing,
> >>>> copying or use is strictly prohibited and may be a breach of
> copyright.
> >>>> Although this email has been sent in the belief that is virus-free, it
> >> is
> >>>> the responsibility of the recipient to ensure that it is virus free.
> No
> >>>> responsibility is accepted by Matthew Hanger for any loss or damage
> >>> arising
> >>>> in any way from receipt or use of this email.
> >>>>
> >>>> On Thu, Jan 18, 2018 at 11:11 AM, Olly Nash <ollimation at gmail.com>
> >>> wrote:
> >>>>
> >>>>> Hi folks,
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Hope you're all well!
> >>>>>
> >>>>> I'm on Houdini 16.5.268
> >>>>>
> >>>>> I'm venturing into pyro stuff and can't get the SmokeObject Resize
> >>>>> Container boxes to NOT be visible.  I've unchecked Bounding Box in
> >> all
> >>>> the
> >>>>> SmokeObject ->Guides tabs and they switch off whilst I;m inside the
> >> DOP
> >>>>> node, but as soon as I go up to object level they appear again and
> >> are
> >>>> even
> >>>>> visible when I have the DOP or PyroImport nodes visiblity disabled.
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Is it just this build or is there a trick I'm missing?
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Thanks,
> >>>>> Olly : )
> >>>>> _______________________________________________
> >>>>> Sidefx-houdini-list mailing list
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> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> --
> >> Cheers,
> >>
> >> Peter B
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