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  1. smooth shaded through python

    thanks ikoon but when i run this script, i get this error 'GeometryViewportSettings' object has no attribute 'displaySet'
  2. smooth shaded through python

    i found this doc online http://www.sidefx.com/docs/houdini/commands/viewdispset.html (search for shade) but how to set smooth shaded through python?
  3. executing python from within hip file

    just figured it out if I create a button using edit parameter window I can then set a python call back script on the button to call my script problem solved.. thanks
  4. I want to run my python code from object level of the houdini node network. basically if i pass my scene file to another person, they should be able to run the code from from within hip file's node network itself instead of passing on a separate shelf button I tried using the python node on the object level but it doesn't have an execute option that the other person can use. any one has an idea?
  5. pyqt5 on houdini

    thanks stalkerx777
  6. pyqt5 on houdini

    I am trying to run pyqt5 on houdini I am using a mac OS can some one tell me what is the "/path/to/site-packages" I cannt figure out this path # Modify search path import sys sys.path.append("/path/to/site-packages") # Now you can import PyQt5 from PyQt5 import QtWidgets
  7. setting the dop io preset

    gr8.. works gr8 ! .. thanks Jeff
  8. vertical alignment of nodes

    hey guys, here is quick tutorial about vertical alignment of nodes http://www.sidefx.com/docs/houdini/network/layout i really dig the vertical alignment that they talk about in this videos "press A and drag up" any one has an idea how to implement this in python so i select the last node of my network and align nodes vertically
  9. setting the dop io preset

    in DOP IO node i am trying to set the preset as PYRO using x=hou.node('/obj/geo1/dopio1') y=x.parm("presets") y.set("pyro") but this doesn't set the preset really.. any ideas?
  10. dynamic resize issue

    thanks a lot bunker..works perfect thanks
  11. display msg at the bottom

    perfect thanks bonsak
  12. display msg at the bottom

    thanks bonsak, i want to give a msg to the user to select a node. once selected i want to store the resulting node in a variable. how do i do this? import toolutils scene_viewer = toolutils.sceneViewer() positions = scene_viewer.selectPositions(prompt="select a node") x=hou.selectedNodes()
  13. display msg at the bottom

    what is the class i need to use to display the msg at the bottom while prompting the user to do something before the program runs
  14. dynamic resize issue

    Ok, I am kind of stuck with this one, I have a character.. lets say on every 10th frame his feet touches the ground and i want to emit dust on this frame when i setup the dop sim, the gas resize just doesn't seem to work for me, (I trying to base my resize container on density) I have a simple test case test.hiplc
  15. geometry node in python

    kind of a basic question.. how to create a geometry node in scene context in python I know i can create a sphere inside a geometry node using x=hou.node(“/obj/box”) y=x.createNode(“box”,”mybox”) but how do i create a geometry node?