Houdini Main Changelogs

Houdini 18.0.386 Added overloads for the addEventHandler functions on graph contexts , nodes and work items which support lists of event types. Wed. February 19, 2020
Houdini 18.0.386 Fixed an issue with the roppath parm on the ROP Fetch TOP node not working with work item @expressions. Wed. February 19, 2020
Houdini 18.0.385 Fixed an issue that could potentially cause multiparameters to lose their value when reloading a .max file or starting a new Houdini session Tue. February 18, 2020
Houdini 18.0.385 The experimental EXR driver used when HOUDINI_OIIO_EXR=1 now handles image plane name collisions better. Tue. February 18, 2020
Houdini 18.0.385 Fixed an issue with sendcommand nodes for hqueue and tractor that would cause a python exception. Tue. February 18, 2020
Houdini 18.0.385 Switch license comments of PDG python source files to an AS IS license. This allows users to use code as they wish. Tue. February 18, 2020
Houdini 18.0.385 Fixed a bug where some license commands tried to validate if the client had read/write permission prior to sending which caused some clients to not be able to execute the command. Tue. February 18, 2020
Houdini 18.0.385 A very basic version of the VEX trace() function has been implemented for karma. This is likely enough for rounded edges, but not enough for dirt masks or general function yet. There may even be problems with rounded edges since trace scoping isn't supported yet. Tue. February 18, 2020
Houdini 18.0.385 Provide better error messages when a client does not have access to the license server. Tue. February 18, 2020
Houdini 18.0.385 Fixed an issue with a frame value not being added to the partition in the Wait for All TOP node. Tue. February 18, 2020
Houdini 18.0.385 Added a new In Process Scheduler TOP which can be used to configure the maximum number of concurrent in-process work items. Previously PDG would always run HOUDINI_MAX_THREADS in-process work items, without any controls exposed for changing that behavior. Tue. February 18, 2020
Houdini 18.0.385 Unity plugin: Fixed ramp parm not being displayed properly in Unity due to Unity's AnimationCurve widget not allowing duplicate position- value entries. Fixed label not displaying for label parms. Tue. February 18, 2020
Houdini 18.0.385 Fixed viewport transparency pass on material assigned at the object level. Tue. February 18, 2020
Houdini 18.0.385 Fix crash that could happen in HOM when performing an operation on an unfrozen hou.Geometry object and the underlying SOP node produced an error. Instead, the exception hou.OperationFailed will be raised. Tue. February 18, 2020
Houdini 18.0.384 Code-signed the binaries and libraries in the Houdini installation on macOS. Mon. February 17, 2020
Houdini 18.0.384 Updated the access denied licensing error so that its more clear what likely went wrong with the request. Mon. February 17, 2020
Houdini 18.0.384 Added "~~=" operator to VEX which does an pattern matching comparison between string values. "a ~~= b" is equivalent to "match(a, b)". Mon. February 17, 2020
Houdini 18.0.384 Fixed a bug where changing the server list caused hserver to leave the api request around longer then it needed to. Mon. February 17, 2020
Houdini 18.0.383 String parameters no longer expand "~~" or "~~foo" to the current user's home directory (or the home directory of user foo) except for file path and command type parameters. This expansion was problematic for VEX snippets where the "~~" operator was being expanded. Sun. February 16, 2020
Houdini 18.0.383 String parameters no longer expand "~~" or "~~foo" to the current user's home directory (or the home directory of user foo) except for file path and command type parameters. This expansion was problematic for VEX snippets where the "~~" operator was being expanded. Sun. February 16, 2020
Houdini 18.0.382 Add the ability to set boolean values in custom data on USD primitives, properties, and layers. Fri. February 14, 2020
Houdini 18.0.381 Fixed issues involving the mouse drag bump handle in poly bevel state which would not function correctly after the node was created through the radial menu, and possibly other cases. Fri. February 14, 2020
Houdini 18.0.381 Fixed a bug where clicking an image sequence pattern on a TOP node info panel would fail to open MPlay. Fri. February 14, 2020
Houdini 18.0.381 Fix for Tractor Scheduler - ignore any env vars which have empty values to avoid a syntax error in the command line. Fri. February 14, 2020
Houdini 18.0.381 The texcache command will now propertly clear .exr images from the cache when using OIIO for texture evaluation. Fri. February 14, 2020