XM Magdalena 3D print, GGeorgy (3D)
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02-24-2010, 10:28 PM
I have multiple bones in an IK chain, and I want to limit the rotation on them; I don't want certain joints to rotate. How would I go about doing this? Is there an option box in the attribute editor that would allow me to limit the rotation?


02-24-2010, 10:46 PM


in the attribute box (ctrl+a) on the tab that has the bone name, scroll down to limitations>Rotations (it's the default). There you can set the min and max rotation per bone. If one was looking in the script window and watching the MEL script that is generated when you do this action you could certainly speed up the process this way.

transformLimits -rx -45 45 -erx 1 1 joint2;

02-24-2010, 10:50 PM
hahahah...DS you're answers are getting shorter and shorter:) I like it though, to the point.

02-26-2010, 02:52 AM
Awesome! Thanks Fellas.


02-26-2010, 03:04 PM
I have a bit of work on my plate at the moment. Just trying to answer some questions, just don't want to ignore the community. The more we as a community help people out the stronger the base will be. I am hoping to be just as active with the Newtek:Core community for rigging as well at somepoint when I can talk about it.

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