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06 June 2003, 03:40 AM
When I parent a knee pole vector constraint to a pelvic joint it appears to work fine, but when I reload the scene, the constraining object and pole vectors are nowhere near where they were before and I'm having trouble figuring out why. I am using a similar setup for the elbow and it stays when it's reloaded. Could someone shed some light on what I'm missing from this picture of a section of the default posed rig?


Never mind. I'm a dope, but thanks for reading.

06 June 2003, 10:15 PM
I had some similar problem when I turn off evaluate all. Try turning that on or delete your pole vector, then make sure evaluate all is on and then recreate it. If it still does it, then let me know and I'll see what else I can figure out.

By the way, if you dont know where it is, it's under modify>evaluate nodes>evaluate all

If you are using previous version's of Maya, it's modify>enable nodes>enable all

Hope this works:thumbsup:


06 June 2003, 03:03 AM
Or you could try parenting the object to its self then parent it to the joint.

06 June 2003, 03:41 AM
Thanks for the help, I was freezing the transform before I parented to the joint, and then inheriting a transform from the joint's local space. When I freeze the transform after parenting it works fine.

Thanks again!

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