Houdini Main Changelogs

 
17.5.98

Added the c-plane normal to the list of homing types.

Wed. December 5, 2018
17.5.98

Python States: This fix allows the Viewer State Inspector to load/reload states from the standard viewer_states folders:

  • Add hou.ui.registerViewerStates API
  • Update the Viewer State Inspector with the new API
  • Improve Viewer State Inspector message logging
Wed. December 5, 2018
17.5.98

This fix allows hou.SceneViewer.setCurrentGeometrySelection to access selectors bound to python states:

  • Enable scene manager to track python state selectors
  • Enable nodeless SOP python states to run selectors
Wed. December 5, 2018
17.5.97

Fixed some bugs in the new Task Graph Table with subnets and similar, and tweaked the style for the table's sorting indicator.

Tue. December 4, 2018
17.5.97

Fixed a bug where cryptomatte would fail to pick up user string properties defined inside a material when using local material overrides.

Tue. December 4, 2018
17.5.97

Attribute Fade no longer generates Cd if visualization is off.

Tue. December 4, 2018
17.5.97

Unity plugin: Added support for specifying multiple input HDAs for object merge path parameter. Previously only one HDA was allowed. HDA inputs also now expose and support the Keep World Transform and Packed Primitive options that regular mesh inputs had. Fixed bug where loading preset with inputs objects that weren't root objects in scene failed.

Tue. December 4, 2018
17.5.97

Fixed a bug in the Alembic SOP that prevented other Alembic SOPs from recooking when the "Reload Geometry" button is used.

Tue. December 4, 2018
17.5.97

The Break SOP has been deprecated. The Boolean Fracture SOP or RBD Material Fracture can be used instead.

Tue. December 4, 2018
17.5.96

Landscape Actors created from Heightfields are now reused when possible instead of being recreated/reimported everytime. This reduces the time needed to iteratively create Landscapes.

Mon. December 3, 2018
17.5.96

Fixed a bug where uninstalling an HDA did not clean up any objects that were created and stored in the HDA's PythonModule section.

Mon. December 3, 2018
17.5.96

Fixed a bug in the Alembic SOP that could trigger unnecessary recooking when a large number of Alembic archives are open.

Mon. December 3, 2018
17.5.96

Parms using the PDG @attribute expression syntax are now dependent on the selected work item in TOPs. Changing the selected item from the TOPs UI will dirty those parms, possibly causing the displayed geometry to recook.

Mon. December 3, 2018
17.5.96

The new Task Graph Table (py) is now integrated with the rest of TOPs and Houdini.

Mon. December 3, 2018
17.5.96

Ignore superfluous errors when doing Match Current Definition that could prevent it from succeeding in certain cases.

Mon. December 3, 2018
17.5.96

Fixed an issue with multiselect of nodes and objects causing crashes, and other crashes caused by using tree views.

Mon. December 3, 2018
17.5.96

Updated a formula in the topolar VOP help to be more explicit about atan2() being used in the calculation.

Mon. December 3, 2018
17.5.1 As the title says: Bumped 17.4.95 to 17.5.95 Mon. December 3, 2018
17.5.96
  • Fix crash on linux, inadvertently assigning UTmakeUnique to UT_SharedPtrwas causing an unexpected behavior.
  • Code clean up in MT_ResourceManager, no longer usingPI_PythonState::Info::Shared
  • Remove exception for Object handle binding
  • Fix minor doc error in UIEventDevice
Mon. December 3, 2018
17.5.96

Fix H17 regression where it would crash when deleting/reloading a custom expression function before its first evaluation.

Mon. December 3, 2018
17.5.1 As the title says: Bumped 17.4.95 to 17.5.95 Tue. November 27, 2018