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Hi everyone today I have a simple problem that I don't have the experience working with text in Houdini to Solve,

1. I've created a grid, randomly selected a couple points using a group. I then fed this group to a copy to points.

2. The group of points being copied too are being enumerated so that they have an unique ID. 

3. The font is entering the loop, receiving the ID and now displaying it's ID number.

4. Desired result: Per unique ID, I need to be able to say 'if id = 0, then text = 'apple,' just as a random example. I will of course also use the ID number to delete or blast things down the



Thank you in advance.

File: uniquetext.hipnc




Edited by NoaX

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1 hour ago, Librarian said:

If you check Add text attributes @NoaX


Getting the ID, is not problem. However I can't get the ID to equal a string:


for example: 

"if(@id == 1) {
    v@Cd = set(0,1,0); 
    s@stringAttrib = "hello world";





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You could use an array as a detail  attribute and look for the matching Id ?



And to read it back:

string read[] = s[]@test;

s@a = read[0];
s@b = read[1];
s@c = read[2];


for(int i=0; i<len(read);i++)
    printf("read = " + "%c\n", read);



Happy new year Houdini people!


Vincent Thomas   (VFX and Art since 1998)
Senior Env and Lighting  artist & Houdini generalist & Creative Concepts




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