how to select particles by ID instead of PT?

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I'm trying to select few rogue flip particles to delete them, if I simply tried to delete them by ptnum, they'd respawn the next frame, so I can only delete them by ID, is there a fast way to select particles by id?
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after you import particles in SOPs
- display node after which you want to delete and make sure your particles have i@id attribute present
- activate selection tool in the viewort (S and then 2)
- make sure Select Groups is active (9)
- click Cog menu on the Group and Attribute list that appeared in top-right
- choose Attributes/id
- select particles and hit delete
- it will create Blast node and populate Group with something like this: @id=1823,1787,1763,1747
- you can also populate your Group parm like this manually if you know which ids you want to delete
Edited by tamte - Jan. 13, 2019 00:31:31
Tomas Slancik
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Yes! Thank you again tamte.
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