Houdini 19.5 Shelf tools

Lag shelf tool

Makes one object lag behind another object.

On this page


This tool sets up a parameter effect that makes one object lag behind another, optionally slowing down motion and adding overshoot, like a heavy object being towed.

Using Lag

  1. Select the object that will lag.

  2. Click the Lag tool on the Animation tab of the shelf.

  3. Select the object whose animation the “lagging” object will follow and press Enter.

    The parameters of the Lag CHOP will pop up.

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.