[Sidefx-houdini-list] Reading files inside folder via node?

Fabricio Chamon fabricio.chamon at gmail.com
Sat Jan 20 11:00:09 EST 2018


just to make myself clear: all I need from the files are the names (or
fullpaths).

2018-01-20 13:56 GMT-02:00 Fabricio Chamon <fabricio.chamon at gmail.com>:

> Hey smart people,
>
> I`m looking for a way to read files from a folder and store as an array
> attribute on a geometry..would that even be possible?
>
> The "script" node runs a python file, am I able to pass over parameters to
> a python function or something ? Just to contextualize: I'm creating a
> crowd agent and building a clip library for it. I have this folder full of
> fbx's and as it is right now I need to create an "agent" node for each fbx,
> then bake out the clip to disk. I'd like to automate this process by
> looping over files inside folder instead of manually creating a node for
> each animation, all from inside the node network, so each time I create a
> new fbx it is just a matter of re-cooking the output.
>
> I have had this need on many occasions before, like merging files or
> tracing geometry.. so that would be a multi purpose thing really.
>
> suggestions?
>
>
>


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