Houdini lets you rename multiple nodes according to a pattern. This is
very useful, for example, if you forget to rename character nodes as you
mirror them , and you want to change the prefix
all the mirrored nodes to
In the network editor, select the nodes you want to rename.
Press and choose Rename.
A dialog appears allowing you to do any combination of:
For example, to change names from starting with
L_to start with
R_, set the New Prefix to
R_, turn on Remove old prefix and set Up to to
To rename a single node, click the name next to the node’s tile in the network editor.
Houdini uses the
$HH/scripts/fixnodename.cmd script to do prefix
and suffix substitution. See the useful