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Old 10-27-2012, 01:15 AM   #1
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Closest point on Curve?

There used to be a script/plugin for creating a closestPointOnCurve node.

You could then use it to return that data.

I don't see it in the plug-in list and all the places you can download it are for very old versions of maya.

Where doth this useful command hide in maya 2012/2013 and why isn't it just a part of the basic mel commands now?

Sometimes we want to, you know, make objects around a curve go towards the curve where they are the closest. Maybe for modelling, maybe for animation, who knows.

Thanks in advance for any info.
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Old 10-27-2012, 07:41 AM   #2
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Its hiding in the bonusTools (as a plugin).

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