Skinning issues from MAX

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  05 May 2005
Unhappy Skinning issues from MAX

three bones and a cylinder NO PROBLEM!! Whole character NO WAY!!

I'm having issues with both Physique and the Skin modifier. Everthying seemed to work fine with the old export plugins. Nothing seems to work with the new ones. Anyone else having these problems or solutions??

Help!!
 
  05 May 2005
True, I'm using MAX export old plugin to MB v.5 and import from v. 6. I had some issues with it, but now I can't remember what kind
 
  05 May 2005
Here are the more specific problems I am having:

I'm having issues getting my skinning to import properly from MAX. I've tried both Physique and the Skin modifier but I have problems with both.

With Physique the bones and anim export fine but the geometry comes in at over twice the scale as the skeleton. The deformation sort of works but it seems that all the vertices have been converted to rigid and the entire skeleton is a tiny lil mini-skel sitting between the ankles of the geometry.

With the skin modifier I get no scaling issues but the deformation is all outa whack when the character starts to move.

Anyone else having these issues? It seemed to go alot smoother with the old FBX plugins. Does anyone know if these issues are with the new plugins? and if so is there anywhere to get the old ones back?

I am using Max 7 and MotionBuilder 6.0.1
Any help is much appreciated.
 
  05 May 2005
Sent email to csm with link to plugins I use in max 6 & 7.

Cheers
 
  05 May 2005
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