View Full Version : Connecting several lights' intensities in Maya???

06 June 2007, 03:45 AM

I'm fairly new to Maya and have been trying to connect the 'intensity' of several lights together to animate the lights flickering in unison. I can't find the 'intensity' attribute in the connection editor.

Does anyone have any advice?

Thanks - I appreciate any help.

06 June 2007, 02:02 PM
Make sure it is the lightShape node you are loading in the connection editor (select it in the hypershade; if you selected the light in the viewport you will get the transform node instead).

You may also want to look at the lightGirl script on highend3d.

-- David

06 June 2007, 02:41 PM
Thanks DJX,

Alternatively, I found I could use set driven keys, although it takes many more steps than connecting through the connection editor. I knew it must be possible to connect through the connection editor. I will also check out the lightgirl script.


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