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Old 11 November 2002   #1
Question Questions regarding bones and weightmaps

Hi, I was wondering:

1) I have this dino modell and iīve rigged it but when I rotate the head bones, the teeth strecthes, why is that and how do I fix it? I tried making a weightmap for the head but when I use it the teeth donīt move at all (and it results in even more stretching).

2) I also have another model of a man and when I i.e. rotate the chest bone, the arm follows but not the hand, this is after I made a weightmap for only the arm (and all of its bones). Why must I also make a weightmap for the hand in order to get this to work?
If I donīt have any weightmaps it works pretty good but I want to know this.

Thanks in advance!
 
Old 11 November 2002   #2
Be sure to check "Use Weight Map Only" and "Weight Normalization"

Put the Falloff type to "Inverse Distance ^128"

(I'm no expert on it though, I usually check and uncheck and config till it all works.)
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Last edited by Joril : 11 November 2002 at 11:54 PM.
 
Old 11 November 2002   #3
Try these 2 web sites. I think the should answer most of your questions.

http://www.joejustice.org/lightwave...etup/index.html

http://www.evil-plan.com/CS.html

- ub52
 
Old 11 November 2002   #4
Ok, will try that Joril and thanks for the links ub52, will check them out.
 
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