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Old 07 July 2013   #1
Connect Closest Particles

Hey guys, there's a way to connect one particle to another one, creating a string of particles between it? If it's possible I would like to connect one particle to it's closest one.

There's this awesome tutorial by Khye Kading that he connects a point helper to another one. Maybe we could do something like this?

https://vimeo.com/64100264
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Old 07 July 2013   #2
Well it doesn't actually connect the point helpers, it just uses it as a reference object and its point in world space to use as end points.

If you want to simply connect particles you can use massFX Glue. That is the easiest way.
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Old 07 July 2013   #3
In fact I was looking for something like this.

https://vimeo.com/70201118
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Old 07 July 2013   #4
Admittedly my the the Spawn Sub-op have never done anything but delete particles. That is a great example Khye There is some strange pluralism going on, what is causing that?

How might you go about keeping its partner particle for life?
EDIT: nevermind, Input New/New In Event for the Pair ID
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Old 07 July 2013   #5
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