Taken from https://tosinakinwoye.com/2017/01/23/houdini-vex-snippets/ //Input is a line //Resample SOP on line for more points //Activate curveu attrib in resample SOP //Remap curveu to shape of bend @curveu=chramp(“ramp”,@curveu); float bamt = chf(“bend_amt”); //bend amount vector benddir = chv(“bend_dir”); //bend direction @P+= benddir * bamt * @curveu;
Connect imported vdb sequences to Maya’s frame. Stick this expression in the frame channel ObjName.frame = frame
I’ve just had the misfortune of trying to export a very basic model with Arnold Shaders from Maya as a .ma file. Upon trying this I get the fateful error. A solution I’ve very quickly found is this python script from Fred Lewis (http://www.movingmedia.com/python-scripts-maya/) # Unlock unknown types and delete them import maya.cmds as mc
Here’s a little plugin for Softimage that will find and select the groups in which the selected objects’ are within. Drop it in your plugins directory and reboot Softimage. It will then be accessible from the Object’s Explorer context menu like this ( I’ve also mapped it to alt-g ):
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