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Old 09-17-2013, 04:35 PM   #1
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snap object to every vertex?

Is there a way to snap an object to every vertex of a model? Basically I need to snap a smoothed cube to every vertex of a ribbon to give it a beaded grip look. I have absolutely no mel experience whatsoever but was hoping someone here could help me out a bit

Old 09-17-2013, 06:27 PM   #2
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If understood correctly this should help out. It's Python but it should get the job done. Just select the object you want snapped to the verts, then select the target object, then run the script.

from pymel.core import * obj, target = selected() for v in target.vtx: dupObj = duplicate(obj)[0] dupObj.t.set(pointPosition(v))

Let me know if this worked for you!
Old 09-17-2013, 06:52 PM   #3
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worked like a charm! Thanks a ton, saved me a lot of time today!

Old 10-09-2013, 01:24 AM   #4
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on the second page of this thread, are some mel scripts, on how to snap/constraning something to vertices. :-)

if you e.g. will have it to follow the vertices in a animation. not sure if it will be helpful in your request. :-)

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