View Full Version : A Motion Mixer question
12-09-2002, 12:31 AM
Has anyone tried saving motions from Motion Mixer yet? I'm having this problem where I go and save a motion, but no file is generated. Has anyone come across this problem?
12-09-2002, 01:04 AM
I have saved motions lots with no troubles. Are you sure you're looking in the right directory? Apart from that I can't think what might be causing the problem :shrug:
Perhaps if you list the steps you're taking...
12-09-2002, 04:00 AM
Here's what I do:
Generate a motion in MM.
Then go to the Motion Menu and "Save motion"
It looks as though it saves the file, in a folder I specify, but when I go into the folder, there is nothing there. I have tried saving the motion with the ".hmot" typed in the name also cause I thought maybe MM wasn't reading a file cause there was no extention. But the file, it seems, isn't even being generated. Not sure what is going on.
12-09-2002, 04:27 AM
I usually save hmots in my scenes directory. First thing I'd try is saving to a different directory than the one you've tried... dunno folder might be read only or something...
The only other thing I can suggest is re-installing 7.5, as the plug may have become corrupt??? But if it's doing everything else right, then that's prolly not it.
12-09-2002, 04:32 AM
Just noticed something odd...the files are being made, but they are automatically being saved to my c://documentsandsettings/john folder. And MM is naming the files "John.hmot". This is bizarre.
12-09-2002, 05:17 AM
Excellent :) Well at least you can work around the problem till you solve it... just copy the hmot to where you want it and rename,
If I told my girlfriend it was doing this to me she'd prolly say my ego was somehow causing it... Course if that was the case they'd be named "god.hmot" :p
12-09-2002, 05:35 AM
Well thanks for the help Kretin. I must say I've had my fair share of problems with lightwave bugs, but nothing like this :shrug:
12-09-2002, 09:51 AM
Now that I read that thread I remember ! Yep that's one of the funny things MM does, NT has agreat sense of humor ...or so :)
12-09-2002, 10:19 AM
What kind of motions feed motion mixer, is it regular endomorphs from modeler
Or am I thinking about morph mixer
12-09-2002, 02:56 PM
Well, when I got to work, I tried out MM ( I'm having the problem at home ) and it worked fine. We run windowsNT at work. At home I have windows 2000pro. Seems like MM will only allow me to save MM files in my c:/documentsandsetttings folder. Sigh...I guess another reinstall of Lightwave I suppose. I swear, if I have to reinstall this software one more time...I'm gonna have a stroke. :p
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