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Installing Plugin

Step 1: Download houdini.zip using link provided to you by Yadle.


Step 2: Unzip houdini.zip.


Step 3: Move extracted yadle folder to any centralized location on your organizations network that users can access.


Step 4: Copy yadle.pypanel from extracted yadle folder to $HOUDINI_PATH/python_panels.

Note:
  • To check the value of the $HOUDINI_PATH environment variable, open C:\Program Files\Side Effects Software\Houdini\bin\hcmd.exe. A command prompt will open, type hconfig and hit ‘Enter’.

User Setup

Step 1: Set the YADLE_INSTALL_DIR environment variable to the full path location of the yadle folder.

Note:
  • Refer to this guide to permanently set the YADLE_INSTALL_DIR environment variable on Windows.

Step 2: Open SideFX Houdini Launcher. Located at C:\Program Files\Side Effects Software\Launcher\bin\houdini_launcher.exe.


Step 3: Launch SideFX Houdini.


Step 4: Add Yadle Plugin. Click on the “+” on any of the panels, go to “New Pane Tab Type“, and then select “Yadle” from the dropdown menu.


Step 5: Login to Yadle. Enter your Yadle user Email and Password and click Login.