HScript Textport Help in Houdini

A big part of using Houdini is knowing expression functions. Expression functions are mainly used in the parameter fields to modify the values. Here is a nice way of getting a reference of all the functions available to you. Do the following to get HScript Textport help in Houdini:

  • From your menu, go to Window -> Hscript Textport (alt + shift + t)
  • type exhelp

This should print out a list of all the expression functions. To get nice succinct documentation along with sample usage of a function, at the prompt type:

  • exhelp <name of function>
Using exhelp
Using exhelp
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