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07 July 2003, 02:41 AM
i am having trouble with my character rig, i can't seem to get the damping to apply. I have read the help and it says that the damping works relative to the limits.
i have set limits,eg (z -60 +30 deg) and then i set damping min/max to eg -30 +10 and i have tried different strengths and such for the damping but still nothing.
When i move the ik handle there is a second brown joint but it still hits the limits i set.
anyhelp is greatly appreciated.
07 July 2003, 06:36 PM
Apparantly joint damping doesn't work in Maya. Never has maybe never will. I'm basing this on a similar post from a while back so i could be very wrong indeed.
07 July 2003, 08:20 AM
are you serious, that is crap.:surprised
07 July 2003, 01:27 PM
Yep, crap indeed!
Seems that people can live without it. Loads of great animation is done in Maya so i wouldn't be too concerned about it.
Link to other thread regarding joint damping (http://www.cgtalk.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid=62903&highlight=damping)
Now, if you want to know about crap tools in Maya, look no further than the Bevel tool.:thumbsdow
07 July 2003, 06:37 AM
bloody hell! there's another waste of space, i might as well go back to 3dsmax...OMG what am i saying.
01 January 2006, 02:00 PM
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