Houdini 19.0 Shelf tools

Draw Curve shelf tool

Allows you to draw a curve freehand in space or on an object.

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Overview

The Draw Curve allows freehand drawing of curves in the viewport. Different projection options allow the curve to be snapped to either a construction plane or a collision geometry.

Note

Drawing with a stylus input device will account for pressure and tilt.

Using Draw Curve

To...Do this

Draw a curve anywhere in the scene

  1. Click the Draw Curve tool on the Create tab.

  2. Hold LMB and drag to draw a curve freehand on the construction plane.

Draw a curve on an object

  1. Select an object in the viewport and click the Draw Curve tool on the Create tab..

  2. Hold LMB and drag to draw a curve freehand on the object.

For specific parameter help see the Draw Curve node help.

Shelf tools

Using the shelf

  • Customize the shelf

    How to change the look of the shelf, change and rearrange its contents, and create your own shelf tools.

Technical