How do I embed presets?

Presets can be embedded into assets by attaching them as sections in the extra files tab of the Type Properties window.

  • - Once the preset is created, select Save Preset... on the gear menu. This creates a .idx file in the $HOME/houdini12.0/presets directory.
  • - In your asset's Type Properties pane, go to the Extra Files tab.
  • - Create a new section. Make the section name 'Presets' and point the filename to the .idx file you just created.

The preset is now embedded in your asset and accessible under the gear menu in the Parameters pane.