Houdini 19.0 Shelf tools

Wire Pin Constraint shelf tool

Provides controls for setting up basic positional constraints for wire objects.

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This tool constrains a point on the wire object to a “goal” location derived from another simulation object or from a position in world space. You need to create a Wire Object before invoking this tool. This tool can be used, for example, to simulate a swinging rope.

Using Wire Pin Constraint

  1. Click the Wire Pin Constraint tool on the Wires tab.

  2. Select the Wire Object or points on the wire object to constrain and press Enter to confirm your selection.


    If you select the whole object, the constraint will be placed at the root of the object.

For specific parameter help see the SBD Pin Constraint 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.