Houdini Main Changelogs

Houdini 6.0.95 Added tooltip help to zoomed out tiles to let users know that they can "Ctrl-Click to Connect". Mon. October 21, 2002
Houdini 6.0.95 Handles can now be bound to constant values using the ! notation, or to a channel through an invertible projective transformation with the {} notation. Further details are in the help in the handle editor. Mon. October 21, 2002
Houdini 6.0.95 The -h option in sesictrl now works on Windows. Mon. October 21, 2002
Houdini 6.0.92 General support in the character tools for bone chains that are partially within subnets has improved. The majority of the changes are in being able to mirror character setups that are partially within subnets. Fri. October 18, 2002
Houdini 6.0.92 Added ability for particles to slide along an object. Fri. October 18, 2002
Houdini 6.0.92 In the right-mouse menu of the connectors, the command options for selecting have had their behaviour change. Previously, choosing Select Target/Source would simply add the Target/Source node to the selection. Now they replace the current selection and make the Target/Source selection current. "Select Source and Target" was renamed to "Add Source and Target to Selection". Fri. October 18, 2002
Houdini 6.0.92 The smooth() function in the Houdini expression language was changed slightly. This will produce minimally different results. Fri. October 18, 2002
Houdini 6.0.90 In the viewer for Objects and SOPs, it no longer updates your plane elevation when you have snapping to c-plane turned on and depth snap turned off. This makes it possible to draw bones or curves properly when using the ortho viewports with snapping turned on. Wed. October 16, 2002
Houdini 6.0.90 Added channel copy cop. Wed. October 16, 2002
Houdini 6.0.90 IK bone chains can now end in an object subnet that is different from its starting bone. Wed. October 16, 2002
Houdini 6.0.89
  • Added "Frame Source" and "Frame Target" commands to the link right-menus.
  • Added a "Name Highlights" option which will color an operator's name based on user selected criteria.
Tue. October 15, 2002
Houdini 6.0.89 A tree control navigator has been added to the network, list view, and parameter panes. It is accessed by the 'w' hotkey. Tue. October 15, 2002
Houdini 6.0.89 The command "parmeditor" has been added to handle the configuration of parameter panes. This is similar to the "neteditor" command.

The "neteditor" command has been augmented with new parameters to conctrol the viewing of the tree control splitter.

Tue. October 15, 2002
Houdini 6.0.89 Fixed bug where collapsing/extracting object subnets on objects with Keep Position When Parenting turned on would cause the object to move. Tue. October 15, 2002
Houdini 6.0.89 Fixed bug where Capture SOP was not capturing on Irix. Tue. October 15, 2002
Houdini 6.0.85 In the object operations, ctrl+middle mouse click now consistently overrides the selectable flag when picking objects. Fri. October 11, 2002
Houdini 6.0.85 The Type Properties... menu for Ops now has a Handles tab. This tab allows one to edit and create handle bindings to scripted networks (Custom Op Types and VEX operators). Fri. October 11, 2002
Houdini 6.0.85 Fixed bug in the swap cop where the format from the source plane needed to be converted. In this case it was possible that the plane would not be properly copied. Fri. October 11, 2002
Houdini 6.0.84 When renaming node names, channel references using a trailing $CH will now also be renamed appropriately. Fixing channel references with variables in them have also in general been improved. Thu. October 10, 2002
Houdini 6.0.83 When locating objects via the ctrl+middle mouse combo, we now allow this even if the object's selectable flag is off. This provides a means of picking such objects. Wed. October 9, 2002
Houdini 6.0.83 Plugged minor memory leak in the swap COP. Wed. October 9, 2002
Houdini 6.0.83 Added Screen composite operation to both the Composite and Layer COP. Wed. October 9, 2002
Houdini 6.0.82 Added Field Swap COP. Tue. October 8, 2002
Houdini 6.0.82 We now draw parameters that are not at their default value in bold, thus highlighting changes. Tue. October 8, 2002
Houdini 6.0.82 Fixed bug where multi-parm dialogs that are modified would lose their handle binding information and would not draw the colored parm fields. Tue. October 8, 2002