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06-17-2002, 01:40 PM
Hi people... i wanna make a chain (like in necklace) with simple spheres in max.
is it possible to stick these sphere's to a smooth cornered line so i can just edit the line to make it bend and stuff?
or is there another way?... please let me know.
06-17-2002, 04:07 PM
if i am not mistaken, its been a long while since i used max but, there should be a command like, animate along path, and once you apply that to the speres, they should become children to the necklace and become a whole necklace.
06-17-2002, 11:01 PM
hmmm... no i need to apply a particle system to create the spheres?
06-17-2002, 11:50 PM
You shouldent have to, one way of doing it would be to create your spheres & either apply a path deform to each one (altering the 'position along path' for each one) or attach them all together & apply a path deform to the whole lot.
06-18-2002, 01:34 PM
i actually ended up placing all the sphere's manually:P...lol... oh well... it doesn't have to be animated or anything.
here's what i'm working on
06-21-2002, 07:15 AM
TBKoen, you should check the spacing between the individual spheres, because now they seem to be floating and not touching eachother.
01-13-2006, 08:00 AM
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