Houdini Main Changelogs
|Houdini 17.5.237||Don't run a flipbook if the Output Images field is empty and the Flipbook to MPlay toggle is off.||yesterday|
|Houdini 17.5.237||Dissolve SOP's selector can now use an existing primitive selection.||yesterday|
|Houdini 17.5.237||DOP I/O nodes can now be cooked directly using the ROP Fetch TOP.||yesterday|
|Houdini 17.5.237||Fixed an issue with batch work items in the ROP Fetch TOP node not preserving the incoming frame step size in all cases.||yesterday|
|Houdini 17.5.237||Fixed a bug with setting up the tightness attribute in the Hair Clump SOP. This could lead to crashes, usually after cooking the SOP multiple times.||yesterday|
|Houdini 17.5.237||Added an optional argument to pdg.Node.setExpression Python function to indicate that the expression consists of multi-line Python statements. The new argument defaults to False, so the behavior remains the same as before.||yesterday|
|Houdini 17.5.237||Can now set a multiparameter length from the MaxScript API. Also updated the scripting documentation to provide more code samples of MaxScript API usage.||yesterday|
|Houdini 17.5.237||Houdini is more relaxed in its check for Alembic archives that have changed on disk by other processes due to the overhead in performing this check.||yesterday|
|Houdini 17.5.237||Better shading of environment lights in HQ Lighting mode when no map is assigned to the light.||yesterday|
|Houdini 17.5.236||Fixed an error when packaging a project when the plugin wasn't installed in the project's plugin folder but in the engine's.||Tue. April 23, 2019|
|Houdini 17.5.236||Fixed a bug where input node names would not show up in Operator Path type parameters||Tue. April 23, 2019|
|Houdini 17.5.236||Improved performance for vertex UV marshalling from Houdini into 3ds Max||Tue. April 23, 2019|
|Houdini 17.5.236||Added HScript functions to access work item attributes, input files and output files. These are alternatives to the existing @syntax, but make it easier to programatically specify the attribute name and component index. For the input/output functions (pdginput(..) and pdgoutput(..)), a tag is also passed in to filter input/output files by their result data tag.||Tue. April 23, 2019|
|Houdini 17.5.236||Fixed crash when attempting to export a geometry with incorrectly set capture paths to FBX.||Tue. April 23, 2019|
|Houdini 17.5.236||Updated Operator Type Properties window documentation to include how to add a separator to a menu.||Tue. April 23, 2019|
|Houdini 17.5.236||The Alpha plane can now be adjusted with scale/shift if it is currently being viewed in component mode, in MPlay or any of the image viewers.||Tue. April 23, 2019|
|Houdini 17.5.236||Fixed an issue where the disk cache could cause deadlocking on Windows. This would evidence itself once in a blue moon in a very rare race condition.||Tue. April 23, 2019|
|Houdini 17.5.236||When mantra fails to load geometry, it will try to print more information about why the loading failed.||Tue. April 23, 2019|
|Houdini 17.5.236||Fixed a bug where Houdini could lock up when dirtying a TOP node.||Tue. April 23, 2019|
|Houdini 17.5.236|| Added 4 new methods to the MaxScript API:
||Tue. April 23, 2019|
|Houdini 17.5.235||Fixed opening of UNC file paths from the TOP work item panel||Mon. April 22, 2019|
|Houdini 17.5.235||Fixed a crash evaluating MSS for viewport material assignment when the geometry being processed isn't inside an object node.||Mon. April 22, 2019|
|Houdini 17.5.235|| Fixed bug in hqueuescheduler when the specified working directory was absolute, but not a subdirectory of $HQROOT.
Changed graph and node-level hqueue jobs to use priority specified by pdg::scheduler parms if available, defaulting to 5 instead of 0.
Fixed a minor issue with TextOverlay tool getting default of 0 priority instead of 5.
Fixed an issue where hqueuescheduler would fail to shutdown the xmlrpc server thread at the end of a PDG cook.
|Mon. April 22, 2019|
|Houdini 17.5.235||Fixed a bug that could cause immediate state changes when selecting Objects in the volatile select state.||Mon. April 22, 2019|
|Houdini 17.5.235||Fixed a bug in the Alembic SOP that could result in some items specified in the "Object Path" parameter to be ignored.||Mon. April 22, 2019|