View Full Version : can somone tell me how does this script works

11 November 2010, 05:08 AM
First of all Im a new member here so Hello to everyone just starting to work with max and animation. Im currently doing an animation of a car engine and want to rig up a chain that follows the rotation of the engine. Im running Max 2011
I came a cross a script made by some guy

official page

Script works fine I can adjust the distance of the chain links and edit the number and angle its all good but the problem is after I save and close the file when I try to open I get this I get lock out I cant do anything? I get the same error over and over after i click okay. I dont know where the error is?

Now can anyone tell me how did he set this up so I can recreate it manually? any help much appreciated

11 November 2010, 11:06 PM
It works by creating instances of the chain links and applying path constraints to them. The initial distance along the path could be calculated by using the length of the spline. The animation is controlled by wiring the percent along the path to the axis of the source object. I don't really understand why the owner would encrypt the file because its not exactly complicated.

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