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Imoprting Megascan Assets into Arnold/Houdini

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eddi_fuhrmann
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Imoprting Megascan Assets into Arnold/Houdini

Hello.

At the moment i am unable to load assets form quixel bridge into houdini/arnold allthoug it says "export successfully". when i choose mantra for import everything works fine and i get the geo/shaders...

get this error in the console:

[htoa] HTOA environment variable already set to C:/Users/eddi_/htoa/htoa-6.0.2.2_r01f7d08_houdini-19.0.531.py3/htoa-6.0.2.2_r01f7d08_houdini-19.0.531.py3
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "C:/Users/eddi_/Documents/Megascans Library/support/plugins/houdini/4.5/MSLiveLink/scripts/python\MSPlugin\MSImporter.py", line 40, in importController
ImportPlant().importAsset(assetData, importOptions, importParams)
File "C:/Users/eddi_/Documents/Megascans Library/support/plugins/houdini/4.5/MSLiveLink/scripts/python\MSPlugin\AssetImporters\ImportPlant.py", line 64, in importAsset
assetMaterial = ImportSurface().importAsset(assetData, importOptions, importParams)
File "C:/Users/eddi_/Documents/Megascans Library/support/plugins/houdini/4.5/MSLiveLink/scripts/python\MSPlugin\AssetImporters\ImportSurface.py", line 37, in importAsset
importedSurface = materialsCreator.createMaterial(importOptions["UI"]["ImportOptions"]["Renderer"], importOptions["UI"]["ImportOptions"]["Material"], assetData, importParams, importOptions)
File "C:/Users/eddi_/Documents/Megascans Library/support/plugins/houdini/4.5/MSLiveLink/scripts/python\MSPlugin\MaterialsSetup\MaterialsCreator.py", line 18, in createMaterial
return self.materialMap[rendererName][materialType](assetData,importParams, importOptions)
File "C:/Users/eddi_/Documents/Megascans Library/support/plugins/houdini/4.5/MSLiveLink/scripts/python\MSPlugin\MaterialsSetup\Arnold.py", line 161, in createMaterial
shaderNode = materialContainer.createNode("arnold::standard_surface")
File "C:/PROGRA~1/SIDEEF~1/HOUDIN~1.531/houdini/python3.7libs\houpythonportion\ui.py", line 1081, in decorator
return func(*args, **kwargs)
File "C:/PROGRA~1/SIDEEF~1/HOUDIN~1.531/houdini/python3.7libs\hou.py", line 14148, in createNode
return _hou.Node_createNode(self, node_type_name, node_name, run_init_scripts, load_contents, exact_type_name, force_valid_node_name)
hou.OperationFailed: The attempted operation failed.
Invalid node type name



Is there a way to fix this? thanks and greetings!

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redshift is working too.

somehow only arnold is causing problems...

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