Houdini Main Changelogs

19.0.245

Fixed a bug in the Python 3 build where importing the psutil Python package failed on Windows.

Tue. May 4, 2021
19.0.245

The Object Merge SOP when merging with Verbose Groups on and Add Suffix to First Group off; will still provide the full verbose name for the first group. The add suffix option was intended to only affect the 0 suffix.

Tue. May 4, 2021
19.0.244

Switched some high level UI over to use the new delegation mechanism for keyboard events.

Mon. May 3, 2021
19.0.244

Fixed a bug with PDG's Path Mapping hanging when the "from" path is a sub- directory of the "to" path in a mapping entry.

Mon. May 3, 2021
19.0.242

Fix recently introduced bug where the Karma LOP would add the make-output-path option to the husk command line twice, causing husk to fail to render if the "Create Intermediate Directories" option is enabled.

Sat. May 1, 2021
19.0.241

Refactored HAPI library headers:

  • HAPI library constants, enums, structs, and functions are now automatically generated from HAPI/HAPI_Common.h
  • HEU_Defines is split into HEU_HAPIConstants.cs, HEU_HAPIEnums.cs, HEU_HAPIStructs.cs
  • HEU_HAPIFunctions.cs replaces HEU_HAPIImports/HEU_HAPIImportsPDG.cs
  • HEU_HAPIStructMembers is a new file used to create the constructors of structs
Fri. April 30, 2021
19.0.241

Adding support for running PilotPDG with an engine license.

Fri. April 30, 2021
19.0.241

All processor TOP nodes now define their Cache Mode and Generate When menus using a menu script, instead of directly in the parameter menu list. The script functions are available in the pdg module. Custom TOP assets that expose the same parameters on their interfaces can use the menu script as well, so that menu entries stay in sync with any future additions to PDG.

Fri. April 30, 2021
19.0.240

Fix ROP FBX Animation/Character Output SOPs so that non-default scale inheritance values now work, and are preserved into the output FBX.

Thu. April 29, 2021
19.0.240

Fixed a bug in the PDG Deadline scheduler where the MQ job pointed to the wrong plugin directory path if the Local Shared Path parameter on the Deadline Scheduler TOP was set to a non-default value.

Thu. April 29, 2021
19.0.240

Added pdginputtag(index) and pdgoutputtag(index) expression functions for querying the file tag of a work item input/output using the file's index.

Thu. April 29, 2021
19.0.240

A chain of SOP Import LOPs set to "Copy Contents into Editable Layer will now properly give each LOP a different "active layer" highlight color (since each one adds a new layer).

Thu. April 29, 2021
19.0.240

Fixed a viewer crash when removing a texture from a material.

Thu. April 29, 2021
19.0.239

Fixed an issue with the plugin being unable to acquire a Houdini Engine for Unity license when using Unity 2020.3.

Wed. April 28, 2021
19.0.239

Version 2

  • Fixed an issue that caused OBJ HDAs with nested OBJ_geo subnets to not display/use the main OBJ geo.This caused some HDAs that used vellum solvers/DOP networks to not properly output their results.
  • Float Vector3 parameters now have spin buttons on the XYZ values.
Wed. April 28, 2021
19.0.239

The render progress message in the viewport and in mplay now indicates if karma is in indirect guiding training phase.

Wed. April 28, 2021
19.0.239
  • Added the standard Pre/Post Render and Frame script parameters to the GLTFoutput nodes.
  • Updated the default shape and color of the ROP GLTF Output (SOP) node tomatch the other ROP output nodes.
Wed. April 28, 2021
19.0.239

Work items can now set the pdg.attribFlag.Transfer flag on file attributes to indicate that they should be copied to scheduler's remote working dir when the work item cooks.

Wed. April 28, 2021
19.0.239

Fixed a crash when binding a USD material to an instance proxy.

Wed. April 28, 2021
19.0.238

Fixed a bug where volume velocity blur couldn't be disabled until render restart. Fixed slow camera tumbling/viewport updates with volumes in IPR.

Tue. April 27, 2021
19.0.238

The USD Render ROP's Create Intermediate Directories parameter now works as expected.

Tue. April 27, 2021
19.0.238

Fixed an issue where nested OBJ_geo subnets would not display the current one (i.e. vellum)

Tue. April 27, 2021
19.0.238

Updated the Remesh to Grid SOP to take a cell size instead of a resolution and produce better results on thin plate input. It also lets you explicity specify an offset for the grid and whether the input geometry should be treated as a closed volume or thin plate.

Tue. April 27, 2021
19.0.238

Added a missing pivot parameter to hou.Matrix4.extractTranslates() to match hou.Matrix4.explode()

Tue. April 27, 2021
19.0.238

Prevent cook logs from causing a stack overflow error

Tue. April 27, 2021