This video demonstrates how to change the color of nodes. This helps an artist to keep track of specific nodes in large networks.
Network boxes provide users with a means of organizing nodes into grouped boxes. This videos shows how to create them, as well as set their color.
There are times when an artist needs to connect nodes without wanting to zoom in to see the connectors. This video demonstrates how to accomplish that.
This video shows how to take several nodes and collapse them into a single node, making the original nodes into a subnetwork.
Have you ever wanted to change the default Houdini color scheme? This video shows you how to do it, as well as where to download new ones.
It can be difficult coding expressions in a small parameter field. This video demonstrates how to open a windowed expression editor.
Houdini offers a great number of predefined global variables for use in expressions. This video shows you where they can be found.
This video demonstrates a couple of ways to create parent/child relationships. Also demonstrated is how to remove the relationships.
This video demonstrates how to use the Merge Surface node. The video also explores the difference between objects, and the geometry that makes up the object.
This videos shows what needs to be done to extend or retract the length of a scenes overall animation.
When working in a Geometry node, it is nice being able to control if and how other objects are displayed in the viewport. This video discusses how to achieve this.
This video demonstrates a couple of methods for adding existing parameters to a digital asset.
This video explores a variety of methods for using the mouse to work with nodes and wires in the network editor.
There are 2 methods for viewing a scene in "real time". This video demonstrates both of them.
This video demonstrates the various snapping tools and their options.
This video demonstrates the basic steps required to generate a render using the Mantra renderer.
An artist may need to view a heavy scene in real time. This video demonstrates one way to achieve this.
This video explores the basic features of MPlay, the image viewer that ships with Houdini.
This video explores the various methods Houdini uses to save files. It also demonstrates the Auto Save feature.
This video demonstrates how to use the path gadget to efficiently navigate complex networks.
This video shows you how to rename Multiple Nodes within Houdini.