Houdini Main Changelogs

Houdini 17.0.418 Unity plugin: Updates to support the incoming changes in prefab and terrain in Unity 2018.3. Specifically, updated Unity API calls for prefab creation and modification, as well as creating the new terrain layers for heightfields. Fixed baking issues for meshes, and proper nested prefabs when using instance inputs that are prefabs. Fri. November 30, 2018
Houdini 17.0.417 A style sheet set as a primitive attribute can now assign a material defined in that style sheet to the primitive. Thu. November 29, 2018
Houdini 17.0.417 Small viewport optimization for packed bone display. Thu. November 29, 2018
Houdini 17.0.417 Fixed the cmake rules when building the Houdini USD plugins in the HDK sample source for Linux. The non-existent libgusd.so library is no longer linked by defaul. Thu. November 29, 2018
Houdini 17.0.417 On Windows, ship missing DLL libraries required for use with the Unreal plugin. Thu. November 29, 2018
Houdini 17.0.416 Updated the OpenCL ICD loader to work with the latest NVIDIA drivers, so that NVIDIA GPUs will again be usable as OpenCL devices within Houdini. Wed. November 28, 2018
Houdini 17.0.416 Fixed a bug where edges added to an edge group in an Attribute Wrangle SOP or Attribute VOP SOP using the setedgegroup function were not being validated as being true edges. Wed. November 28, 2018
Houdini 17.0.416 Fixed bug where the camera focus handle would not draw properly when the camera was pointing along the positive z axis. Wed. November 28, 2018
Houdini 17.0.416 Fixed a bug that prevented Ctrl+S hotkey from being recognised after switching to the select state via the S hotkey. Wed. November 28, 2018
Houdini 17.0.416 Fixed convexing crash in the viewport when the mesh has degenerate polygons. Wed. November 28, 2018
Houdini 17.0.416 Fixed a performance regression from 16.5 when instantiating large HDAs, mainly related to ordinal menus. Wed. November 28, 2018
Houdini 17.0.415 Added new Pose-Space Deform Combine SOP that replaces the AttribWrangle that the Pose-Space Deform Pane previously created. Old hip files will be automatically converted to use this new node by the PSD pane. Tue. November 27, 2018
Houdini 17.0.415 File parameters now convert path relative to the unreal project to absolute before setting the parameter value in Houdini. Tue. November 27, 2018
Houdini 17.0.415 Update the viewport volume properly if only the transform primitive intrinsic of the VDB is changed. Tue. November 27, 2018
Houdini 17.0.415 Fixed a crash when drawing the guide geometry for a constraint network, if the constraint network referenced subdata that was not a constraint. Tue. November 27, 2018
Houdini 17.0.415 Fix H17 regression where evaluating the same parameter containing multi-line hscript expression functions in parallel (eg. from VEX ch() function) could crash. Tue. November 27, 2018
Houdini 17.0.415 Fixed bug where reselecting for a SOP in a subnet that is connected to one of the subnet inputs and aborting by hitting ESC would connect the SOP directly to the external node connected to that subnet input. Tue. November 27, 2018
Houdini 17.0.414 Fixed a bug that caused Houdini to exit the select state after picking an object in some situations. Mon. November 26, 2018
Houdini 17.0.414 Fixed a bug in the RBD Cluster SOP where the Piece to Piece and Cluster to Piece groups could be generated incorrectly for the Group Constraints mode. Mon. November 26, 2018
Houdini 17.0.414 Unity plugin: Fixed terrain and mesh inputs not working due to input scripts not getting registered on Editor startup. Mon. November 26, 2018
Houdini 17.0.414 Fixed color correction of the background image in the viewport when OpenColorIO is active. Mon. November 26, 2018
Houdini 17.0.414 HF Scatter Points define pieces now has an attribute picker. Mon. November 26, 2018
Houdini 17.0.414 Changed new Axis style scale handle to draw the translate widgets when detached, since, unlike the scale widgets, are useful. In most cases, however, you will want to relocate scale handles using the their edit pivot mode. Mon. November 26, 2018
Houdini 17.0.411 HeightField Scatter SOP now respects the Allow Outside Bounds option. Previously it was always allowing outside, now it will properly remove points that leave the heightfield. This changes the behaviour of default nodes. Fri. November 23, 2018
Houdini 17.0.411 The Hair Clump 2.0 SOP can now create a tightness attribute.

Added toggles and string parameters to enable/disable tightness and clumpid attributes and change their names.

Fri. November 23, 2018