RENDERMAN 22 DOCUMENTATION

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  • Make sure that the frame number is correct – in a production Katana setup, you will most likely drive this with an expression
  • Make sure that the paths tot he .xgen and .abc files are correct.  If you don't have them, make sure you have clicked the "Update the XGen Preview" button in the XGen window within Maya
  • The -palette argument needs to reference your XGen collection
  • The -description argument needs to reference the XGen description that contains your groom
  • The -patch for the plane procedural must match the name of the node in Maya that you spawned your XGen groom from

Autodesk's RenderMan DSO page of the XGen Technical Documentation documents all of the arguments that the procedural supports.

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These parameters are fully documented by Autodesk in their RenderMan DSO page of the XGen Technical Documentation

There are a few things you need to be especially aware of:

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Other References

RenderMan DSO page of the XGen Technical Documentation

Procedurals in Katana

PxrManifold2D

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