a very simple pop question

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How can I import particles that I just created in POP to SOP environment?
I used “popnet” sop but it did not work. Can anyone give me a hint?
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If you've created your particle system under /part somewhere, then use the POP Merge SOP. In its POP Path parameter, click on the plus button and choose the particle network you want.
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Yes! It works!

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The POP Network SOP is almost like the POP Merge SOP except that you create your particle network *inside* it instead. Try it. In SOPs, put down a POP Network. Now hit the ‘i’ key to move into it. Now you're within POPs. Put down a Location POP and hit ‘u’ to move up. Make sure that the display (blue) flag is on the POP Network SOP. Now rewind your playbar to frame 1 and hit play.

The difference between them is where your pop network resides. In the POP Network case, notice that the path of your particle network is _not_ under /part. The POP Merge SOP on the other hand, allows you to merge in a particle network from elsewhere in the network of your hip file. Traditionally, pop networks could only reside under /part. However, in Houdini 6, the idea of “networks within networks” was added with these new “Manager” operators. I think that this is now the generally preferred workflow to use networks within networks.
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Thanks Edward!
Both ways worked! (popnet and pop merge)
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