Navigating the Node View

Remember when they use to tell you to eat all your vegetables? Or you should learn all your keyboard shortcuts? Navigating efficiently in any application is important. Houdini is no exception and it’s probably even more important since you have to jump in and out of nodes often. Here is a quick tip to quickly dive into a node, do your work and jump out.

In & Out

While you can double-click to dive into a node, you also have the option to select the node and hit either the letter i or Enter to go into the node. If you want to jump out, press the letter u. This will take you back up the hierarchy.



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