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Hey guys,

I'm using a File Cache sop to cache a FEM mesh but I can't figure out how to write it's substeps

I'll use this later to collide with a flip simulation and since the FEM is moving pretty fast I need it's substeps to collide properly with the liquid.

$FF doesn't work. I guess it saves integer only... not sure though.
Any ideas on how to proceed?

Thank's
Alvaro

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Hi, I'm not sure if this would help. I tried adjusting the Increment parameter to coincide with whatever substep value I want.

substeps.jpg

In the above screenshot, a substep of 4. Below are the output files. Notice the frame numbers.

substeps_output.jpg

Just make sure that whatever you are caching out does have animation in those subframes. You can check to confirm by setting the Global Animation Options > Playback > Integer Frame Values OFF. Then simply type-in the subframe you want to view.

substeps_check.jpg

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