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avmics
12-08-2004, 02:25 PM
What is happenning to this hair in XSI 4.0? The hair is disappearing as a result of the model rotating. I have applied gravity of 40 and combed along the y axis.

How do I get the hair to fall downwards?

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Ablefish
12-08-2004, 09:12 PM
Did you play with the stiffness setting?

avmics
12-09-2004, 02:10 AM
what issue does the stiffness have to do with? I haven't modified that setting

avmics
12-09-2004, 05:37 AM
The hair is dragging into the body as a result of the rotation of the model.

Instead of colliding with the surface of the model the hair is dragging on the inside.

How can I set the hair so that it collides with the surface of the model?

schyzomaniac
12-09-2004, 02:45 PM
How can I set the hair so that it collides with the surface of the model?
You could try making the emitter object also to be an hair-obstacle. Maybe this will avoid intersection.

Good luck,
daniel | schyzomaniac

Ablefish
12-09-2004, 09:17 PM
Sorry, but I was responding to your question about making the hair fall downwards. If it's too stiff, it will fight gravity.

In terms of not colliding with the body, well, like daniel said, you're going to have to assign a collision surface. If possible, use a simpler model for collisions, and ideally a surface that sits just within the mesh so it doesn't interfere with the hair roots.

avmics
12-10-2004, 03:29 AM
What do I have to do after reducing the stiffness?

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