Houdini 19.5 Nodes VOP nodes

Minimum Position VOP node

Given a position in world space, returns the position of the closest point on a given geometry.

Since 12.5


Input Geometry

Disk file to read for the geometry. You can use on op: path such as op:/obj/geo1/box1 to use the output geometry of a SOP node.


The point (in world space) to find the closest point to on the geometry.

Max Search Distance

The maximum distance to search. This can speed up the function since it may allow quitting the search early.

Closest Position

The position of the nearest point on the geometry. If no nearest point is found, this passes through the Position input value.

VOP nodes