Houdini 19.5 Shelf tools

Parent Blend shelf tool

Allows you to set multiple objects as the parent.

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Overview

This tool is useful for setting multiple objects as the parent. You can manually edit blend and parenting specifications in the parameter editor.

Note

Once you blend the parent objects you must use the parent tool to select the children.

This tool also allows you to filter the parenting channels.

Using Parent Blend

  1. Click the Parent Blend tool on the Modify or Animation tab.

  2. Select two or more parent objects in the desired order. Hold ⇧ Shift to select multiple objects.

  3. Press Enter to verify your selection.

You can customize blend and parenting specifications in the parameter editor. The first selected object will be named Weight 1, the second selected object will be named Weight 2, etc.

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.

Technical