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06 June 2005, 05:51 PM
Hi everyone, I've a question about ik. I've modeled a cable, and rigged it with some bones connected by ik. The thing is that they only bend on the pitch axis, and if, for instance, I want to make them bend over the pitch, and then bend again on the heading axis, keeping the base point fixed, they don't. How should I do this? I'm using the old style ik system, not the IKB, should I give it a try? Thanks in advance.

06 June 2005, 03:18 AM
Have you got ALL channels controled by IK ?

if you have and it's still not working Try this

every second bone Don;t put IK on it, and Animate it manually as the bone bends

this method basicly give you a control handle so you can control LW's IK

if this doesn;t work Post again and We'll have another go at it :thumbsup:

06 June 2005, 11:06 PM
I believe my problem was the gimbal lock, I'll give a try to the fk as you say. However, if I place a control bone, the problem could be avoided, I think, but I haven't tried it yet. Thanks a lot.

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