XM Magdalena 3D print, GGeorgy (3D)
LC #42 Pipers Alley

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08-08-2012, 02:46 AM
How could I find which mesh object is bind to the selected joint?
I tried to use the listConnections command to no luck. But I'm probably too tired to figure it out.
Please help.

08-08-2012, 09:16 AM
For a smooth bind you could select some joints and do something like this:
import pymel.core as pm
joints = pm.selected(type='joint')
for j in joints:
skinClusters = j.worldMatrix[0].connections(type='skinCluster')
for s in skinClusters:
geo = s.getGeometry()[0]
print '%s influences %s via %s'%(j,geo,s)


08-08-2012, 05:46 PM
Thanks for responding David.
I'm not familiar with Pymel. Any chance this could apply to Mel?

08-08-2012, 10:43 PM
Yeah, just use listConnections on the worldMatrix[0] attribute to find the skinCluster, then use the skinCluster command to find the geometry.


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