Houdini Main Changelogs

Houdini 18.0.585 Multiple small bug fixes for upcoming releases. Fri. September 18, 2020
Houdini 18.0.585 pythonscript and commandchain jobs will no longer error out if PDG_SCRIPTDIR is missing from the environment. Fri. September 18, 2020
Houdini 18.0.585 The Vellum Constraints DOP no longer double-cooks its inputs. Fri. September 18, 2020
Houdini 18.0.584 Renamed pdg.SchedulerType.category to parm_category. Also changed pdg.registerScheduler argument to parm_category. Thu. September 17, 2020
Houdini 18.0.584 Renamed pdg.SchedulerType.category to parm_category. This is used to match properties (Job Parms) of the given category. Also added a node_category parameter to pdg.registerScheduler. Thu. September 17, 2020
Houdini 18.0.584 Implemented "Import USD Material" and "Specialize USD Material" shelf tools, to re-create material VOP node in Material Library LOP for edits. Thu. September 17, 2020
Houdini 18.0.583 Added support for a work item dirty handler, which can be registered with the pdg.TypeRegistry object in the same way as custom cache handlers. The custom handler function is called each time a work item is dirtied, deleted or has its files removed from disk. Wed. September 16, 2020
Houdini 18.0.583 Added a HOUDINI_OIIO_DDS environment variable to disable DDS support from OpenImageIO. DDS support is provided by OpenImageIO by default. Wed. September 16, 2020
Houdini 18.0.582 Fix issue on Windows when copy/pasting a path with backslashes into the file chooser. Tue. September 15, 2020
Houdini 18.0.582 Fixed a viewport material assignment bug when a packed prim had geometry with invalid material assignments (material nodes do not exist) and materials were assigned at the packed primitive level. Tue. September 15, 2020
Houdini 18.0.582 Fixed a recently introduced bug where the TOPs task bar sometimes popped out of position when resizing the containing Network View pane tab. Tue. September 15, 2020
Houdini 18.0.582 Fixed a bug in usdrender where the output caching would not work properly when the outputfile is overriden using the parm. Tue. September 15, 2020
Houdini 18.0.582 Fixed precision issues in the Extract Transform SOP when the geometry was far from the origin. Tue. September 15, 2020
Houdini 18.0.581 Fixed a Python error that was occuring in ROP Fetch work items when the ROP Fetch was configured to cook a ROP that had expressions for the pre or post frame callback. Mon. September 14, 2020
Houdini 18.0.581 Fixed a bug where Deadline scheduled command chain servers would be terminated prematurely on Windows. Mon. September 14, 2020
Houdini 18.0.581 Fixed a bug in the Alembic SOP's creation script that attempted to assign a value to a parameter that does not exist. Mon. September 14, 2020
Houdini 18.0.581 Fix display of UDIM textures in Houdini GL and Karma render delegates that was broken in 18.0.472. Mon. September 14, 2020
Houdini 18.0.579 Fixed update of ramp-based material parameters in the viewport, which were not refreshing in the view when the ramp was edited. Sat. September 12, 2020
Houdini 18.0.578 primfind() will now return the correct primitives when groups are used. Fri. September 11, 2020
Houdini 18.0.578 DOP networks should no longer reset when a file is saved to a new name. The cache .sim directories were incorrectly being evaluated even though they aren't used, thereby creating a dependency on the file name. Fri. September 11, 2020
Houdini 18.0.578 Added new signature to primarclen vex functions that takes an int input. Fri. September 11, 2020
Houdini 18.0.577 Fixes a bug in Retime Instances LOP where an error would occur when driving point instances with primvars. Fri. September 11, 2020
Houdini 18.0.578 Fixed a viewport distance-based packed prim culling bug when the packed prim had multiple materials assigned to it (instances were not being culled). This was most noticable when using LOPs. Fri. September 11, 2020
Houdini 18.0.578 Updated the help documentation for Group Expand to properly indicate the intended behavior of the Output Group parameter when left blank. Fri. September 11, 2020
Houdini 18.0.577 Fixed an OpenGL ROP bug with camera crop regions due to changes to viewer 2D pan/zoom. Thu. September 10, 2020