View Full Version : dummies and bones
08-04-2002, 11:13 PM
anyone know of any good bones rigging and applications of bones tutorials? i'm having problems figuring out dummies....no pun intended. i'm having problems attaching the dummies.
08-04-2002, 11:56 PM
these rock for max! :)
08-05-2002, 02:23 AM
Excellent ttutorials. know of any video tutorials? i'd like to see this visually. i think it'd be easier if this dummy could see how the dummies are linked to the bones.
08-05-2002, 02:52 AM
sorry, I dont know of any off hand. What in particular are you having problems with? The basic idea to link a dummy to a bone would be:
click 'select & link' tool
click on the dummy & drag the dotted line to the bone you want to link to, then release.
that will link the dummy to the bone so that it inherits the bones position, rotation & scale transforms.
08-05-2002, 02:54 AM
i think the problem is figuring out what to do after that. after i link the dummy to the bone, i notice that the bone and dummy move but everything stays in place. it's like it's been unlinked to the main bone chain.
08-05-2002, 03:13 AM
that sounds like a wierd one. Is anything else previously linked to the dummy?
08-06-2002, 02:26 AM
Be Careful which way you are linking.
If you link the Bone to the Dummy, then the previous link (bone -> skin) could eb broken.
The bone must be the parent of the Dummy, not the other way around.
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