Houdini 11 Shelf tools

Tools on the Wires tab let you create flexible dynamic objects in the scene view.

Shelf items

Set Initial PoseSets the initial shape of a simulated wire object based on its current shape.
Wire Angular ConstraintConstrains the rotation of a point on a wire object so it does not rotate at all.
Wire Angular Spring ConstraintConstrains the rotation of a point on a wire object so it attempts to rotate naturally, but bounces back to its original rotation.
Wire Glue ConstraintCreates a pin constraint and an angular constraint so that the object is pinned to a point in space, and is unable to rotate.
Wire ObjectCreates a Wire Object from SOP Geometry.
Wire Pin ConstraintProvides controls for setting up basic positional constraints for wire objects.
Wire Spring ConstraintProvides controls for setting up basic spring constraints for wire objects.