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

Graham D. Clark mailgrahamdclark at gmail.com
Fri Jan 19 14:32:27 EST 2018


Thanks! I had the same issue recently.

On Fri, Jan 19, 2018 at 10:32 AM Olly Nash <ollimation at gmail.com> wrote:

> 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
> >
> > > On 18 Jan 2018, at 23:31, sidefx-houdini-list-request at sidefx.com
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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!
> > > Message-ID:
> > >       <CABkcxYnoxt+4YhH8c0NRWi7MOrZMs=wH2PxvkD=Z9
> > LSXmdJmog at mail.gmail.com>
> > > Content-Type: text/plain; charset="UTF-8"
> > >
> > > 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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> > > Content-Type: text/plain; charset="UTF-8"
> > >
> > > 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:
> > >       <CABkcxYnahUnnw-Q0su-RXgUeT2_qg5UX3MKGieCSeJUCxXbuMw at mail.
> > gmail.com>
> > > Content-Type: text/plain; charset="UTF-8"
> > >
> > > 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 : )
> > >>> _______________________________________________
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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
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> > 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:
> > >       <CABkcxYmwWCr=yrr_HtKbxsPYzA_D9wpU2iHgCwN=1417nJKsiw at mail.
> > gmail.com>
> > > Content-Type: text/plain; charset="UTF-8"
> > >
> > > 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 : )
> > >>>>> _______________________________________________
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> > >>
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> > >>
> > >> Peter B
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