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05 May 2008, 06:16 PM
I have created a particle grid and applied a nonlinear deformer to the particles, and it wil deform the particles just fine. But when I apply an instancer node to the particles the deformed postion of the particles does not transfer over to the instanced particles. The particles will still deform but the instance is unaffected. any one know how to fix this?

05 May 2008, 06:09 AM
Because when you apply a deformer operator

to a particle system, Maya will create a second particle system
with the string "Deformed" added to the name.

Is at this second particle system that you must apply
your instances as they can read the new particles data.

05 May 2008, 03:13 PM
ah yes....I see it now thank you!

06 June 2008, 09:27 AM
After I have done this process is it possible to then make the particles collide with objects in the scene? I canít seem to effect the particles after they have a deformer on them?

Any help would be great,


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