Houdini 20.0 Shelf tools

Source shelf tool

Emits particles from an object in all directions.

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This tool emits particles from a designated object. It can be used to simulate things such a comet emitting debris.

Using Source

  1. Create an object.

  2. Click the Source tool on the Particles tab.

    The particle system will attach itself to the object you have selected.

  3. Click play to see the particles.

For specific parameter help, see the Source node help.

See also

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.