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Procedural Text Animation Sept. 4, 2011, 10:41 p.m.

It worked! Thanks!

Procedural Text Animation Sept. 2, 2011, 5:20 p.m.


I am working my way through the Procedural Text Animation tutorial. I keep getting this error in one of my Point SOPs:

Error: Channel evaluation error Undefined variable (/obj/FirstIPop/point_modify_prs/val1i1).

The error seems to be generated from my attempts to randomize a custom scale attribute with an expression like so:

$SCALE1 * fit01(rand($PT * 234),0.7,1.5)

What is confusing to me is that I copied the expression exactly from the tutorial! What am I doing wrong? I've included the hip with this posting.

no license for Mantra July 30, 2011, 6:33 p.m.


I've been working on the stickies tutorial with Houdini Apprentice 11.0.775. However when I right click the reel icon and select ‘View:Mantra’, I get the following error message:

No licenses could be found to run this application.
Please check for a valid license server host

Should Houdini Apprentice come with Mantra license? Any help would be appreciated!