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morphingdesign / hou_stampExp.h
Created Jan 26, 2021
HScript expression to retrieve local variable from stamping operator in Houdini.
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stamp("../pathtoNode", "variableName", 1)
// The 3rd arg is the default value if the
// retrieved variable for a corresponding point
// does not exist.
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morphingdesign / hou_attributeToLocalVar.h
Created Jan 25, 2021
Create and map a point attribute to a local variable in Houdini, as an alternative to using the Attribute Create SOP.
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// Create custom variable
int pt_id = i@ptnum;
// Assign variable to point attribute
i@pt_id = pt_id;
// Map point attribute to local variable
addvariablename(0, "pt_id", "PT_ID");
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morphingdesign / hou_defaultNoteAndBoxColor.py
Created Jan 25, 2021
Get and set default colors for Houdini sticky notes, text, and network boxes.
View hou_defaultNoteAndBoxColor.py
# Get default Houdini OOTB colors for Sticky Notes, Text, and Network Boxes
print(hou.defaultColor(hou.colorItemType.StickyNote))
# <hou.Color r=1, g=0.969, b=0.522>
print(hou.defaultColor(hou.colorItemType.StickyNoteText))
# <hou.Color r=0, g=0, b=0>
print(hou.defaultColor(hou.colorItemType.NetworkBox))
# <hou.Color r=0.52, g=0.52, b=0.52>
# Set custom default colors for Houdini Sticky Notes and Network Boxes
# Sticky Notes set to white
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morphingdesign / hou_nodeColors.py
Created Jan 24, 2021
Outline of RGB values for default Houdini node color palette.
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# Sorted from left to right and top to bottom.
# Row 1
hou.Color(0.8,0.016,0.016)
hou.Color(1.0,0.0,0.0)
hou.Color(0.98,0.275,0.275)
hou.Color(0.996,0.682,0.682)
hou.Color(1.0,0.529,0.624)
hou.Color(0.624,0.329,0.396)
# Row 2
hou.Color(0.573,0.353,0.0)
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morphingdesign / set_nodeShape.py
Created Jan 24, 2021
Syntax for setting a node to a specified node shape from available Houdini node shapes.
View set_nodeShape.py
# Sets the node shape to be a circle
node.setUserData('nodeshape', 'circle')
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morphingdesign / hou_addNodeParms.py
Last active Apr 7, 2021
Add custom parameters and folder to Houdini node
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# Acquire node from network
node = hou.node('/obj/geo/node')
# Add folder used to collect all newly create parameters
folder = hou.FolderParmTemplate("folder", "Folder Name")
# Define folder type; default is Tabs. Set to Simple
folder.setFolderType(hou.folderType.Simple)
# Add parameter types, defined by parameter name, label, and number of components
# Add float parameter
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morphingdesign / hou_nodeShapes.py
Last active Apr 26, 2020
List of available Houdini node shapes
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editor = hou.ui.paneTabOfType(hou.paneTabType.NetworkEditor)
print(editor.nodeShapes())
# Returned tuple of strings:
# ('rect', 'bone', 'bulge', 'bulge_down', 'burst', 'camera',
# 'chevron_down', 'chevron_up', 'cigar', 'circle', 'clipped_left',
# 'clipped_right', 'cloud', 'diamond', 'ensign', 'gurgle', 'light',
# 'null', 'oval', 'peanut', 'pointy', 'slash', 'squared', 'star',
# 'tabbed_left', 'tabbed_right', 'tilted', 'trapezoid_down',
# 'trapezoid_up', 'wave')