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tyreal2012
07-26-2010, 08:10 AM
I've been tasked with animating a car and caravan going around a track to simulate caravan role, i have managed to get everything into the scene that i need to acehvie, however I cannt rig the vehcile and caravan to joint at the towbar as it moves along its motion path

i ahve included an image on what i want to achieve but i would appreciate any guidance on the rigging.

I tried using an IK resolver to link the Car, Joint and caravan, but it is located to a fixed point rather than to each element.

if i want to move the caravan the car should stay still for example and only the caravan swing to the left or right.

http://img62.imageshack.us/img62/8506/testingdiagram1.jpg (http://img62.imageshack.us/i/testingdiagram1.jpg/)

TIA

tyreal2012
07-28-2010, 10:23 AM
Update:

after hours trwaling through the net, i found some basic rigging tutorials which helped me along greatly, however, i cannot find anything about keeping two objects on the path the same distance apart - any ideas?

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