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08-13-2006, 06:32 AM
Hi guys,

what mel can I use to use the Y translate of a locator determine the rate of emission on an emitter? In this case the closer the locator is to world zero the more emission should occur.

cheers :)

08-13-2006, 11:57 AM
Hi Jeremy,

Select the locator.
You have 4 new attributes.

> Rate displays the current rate of the emitter:
> Max Height is the maximum translation value of the locator in Y:
> Base Rate is the actual rate that you want emitted when the locator is at 0:
> Min Height is the actual 0 axis. You can set this so that you are not limited to the 0 plane.

I have used vectors so that you can modify the script to use XYZ if you wanted not limiting it to just Y.

Translate the locator down to get a higher rate. Translate it up to decrease the rate.

Your welcome.



08-13-2006, 11:06 PM
Thanks Ashley,

This is better than what I had in mind.


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