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  07 July 2012
wire paramater

i have 2 objects in there initial states but when i link obj_a translation to obj_b rotation it shifts i cant seem to 0 them out is there a way in the expressions to stop it from shifting?

i tried reaction manager but seems broken im in 2013

  07 July 2012
it's not zeroing out you need to convert to or from degrees. Internally rotations are stored as radians, even though they show as degrees in the UI. Try:
degToRad Translation
radToDeg Rotation
For more help refer to this topic in the Maxscript help.

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  07 July 2012
thanks ill try that
  07 July 2012
Don't forget to apply a freeze transform before doing any wire, this way all your values will be zero at start.
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  07 July 2012
that the prob it wont freeze
  07 July 2012
Try restarting your max, I have had some of the macros stop responding until a restart, like the set skin pose for example.

Otherwise, here is a 'poor man's' freeze transforms. Select your objects and run this. Just make sure you set the second controller as the one you wire to.

for i in 1 to selection.count do
	selection[i].pos.controller = position_list ()
	selection[i].pos.controller.Available.controller = Position_XYZ ()
	selection[i].rotation.controller = rotation_list ()
	selection[i].rotation.controller.Available.controller = Euler_XYZ ()
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  07 July 2012
oh sweet thank ill try that
  07 July 2012
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