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Strob
04-11-2008, 05:36 PM
I have a question about a file on Duncan's corner. The one with the paper planes.
http://area.autodesk.com/index.php/blogs_duncan/blog_detail/paper_airplanes_using_ncloth/

You can download the file here:
http://area.autodesk.com/blogs/the%20area/070921_0625/paperAirplaneLaunch.zip

Since Duncan seems very busy thes days, I will ask the question here.

In this file there are some sliders integrated in the viewport. I would like to keyframe the values of those sliders. Is it possible? I know it seems simple but I can't find any expression nor parameters nor even objects related to those sliders...

Am I missing something or what?

thanks!

TheNeverman
04-12-2008, 01:23 AM
can you right-click on the slider and 'set key'?

Strob
04-12-2008, 02:25 AM
No I can't. I can't even select the slider...

bazuka
04-12-2008, 09:00 AM
find hudCreatorScriptnode in outliner...

that is where Ducan made controls for HUD, btw u can use maya help and search for

hudSliderButton
hudButton

hope this helps

cheers

Strob
04-14-2008, 03:09 PM
Thanks a lot I'll look into that.

Strob
04-18-2008, 06:42 PM
OK I got it thankful to you!

By looking in the expression editor and by checking "Select Filter by script node name" I could find that the slider is controlling an attribute called "dartFlapR.rz" so I just had to create a locator to animate those attribute:
dartFlapR.rotateZ=locator1.rotateX;

dartFlapL.rotateZ=locator1.rotateY;


et voila!

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