Quick Tip: Setting Up A Default Scene In Houdini

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Mo is back from berlin where he spent a few days with Colors And The Kids

One of the questions tackled there was how to set up a scene file that’d automatically load when Houdini started up. Turns out Houdini looks for a few script files to automatically execute on startup.

In this tut we create a 123.py file which contains the command to merge a scene file into your new scene when Houdini launches: hou.hipFile.merge(“C:/Users/Your_User/Documents/houdini19.5/ mydefault.hip”)

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  1. Thanks for the tip !
    Any way to get a relative path instead ?
    Kindest regards,

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