[Sidefx-houdini-list] shop_materialpath error message

Floyd Gillis floyd at afcg.com
Thu May 17 03:31:43 EDT 2018


Hi Peter,

Good catch... but it's just a typo in my email.  Sorry.

Cheers!

Floyd

On 5/17/18 4:21 PM, Peter Bowmar wrote:
> do you need a / in front of "obj" maybe?
>
>
> On 16 May 2018 at 22:10, Floyd Gillis <floyd at afcg.com 
> <mailto:floyd at afcg.com>> wrote:
>
>     Hello list,
>
>     Getting an annoying error message when putting an expression in
>     the "shop_materialpath" field of an object.
>
>     Example: `chs("obj/CONTROLS/shad_path")`/my_shader_name
>
>     Where: "shad_path" is a string being set in "/obj/CONTROLS"
>
>     The expression is expanding correctly, the material is being read
>     and displayed correctly in the viewport, and is rendering
>     correctly with mantra.
>
>     But, on starting-up houdini I always get something like...
>
>     /Load warnings for test.hip//
>     //Warning: Bad parameter reference: "obj/CONTROLS/shad_path" in
>     parameter /obj/test/shop_materialpath.
>     /
>     Is there something different about string formatting in the
>     "shop_materialpath" field?
>     Any suggestions as to why I'm getting the error messages?
>
>     Thanks for any info.
>
>     Floyd
>
>     P.S.  I am simplifying this example a bit... all the elements are
>     in on OTL.
>     Houdini FX Version 16.5.463 on linux
>
>
>
>
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>
> Peter B



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