Any way to shortcut a mirror and instance?

Become a member of the CGSociety

Connect, Share, and Learn with our Large Growing CG Art Community. It's Free!

THREAD CLOSED
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
  09 September 2005
Any way to shortcut a mirror and instance?

I know you can copy the last thing done, or last option set up in your duplicate options.
What i'm looking for is a way to make either 2 different buttons, or hotkeys so that i can always mirror an object along the x axis and the product is an instance, and another so that it makes a copy.
Any help is appreciated, thanks! =)
 
  09 September 2005
hmmm im not sure, but u could probably make a shelf button, that would speed up ur workflow a bit
 
  09 September 2005
You can try scripting a window out with 2 buttons as the alternate duplicate command:

//================================================== ==============
int $colWidth = 70;

if (`window -ex dupWin`)
deleteUI dupWin;

window -t "duplicate Window" -wh 300 70 dupWin;
rowColumnLayout -w 150 -h 150 -numberOfColumns 4 -cw 2 $colWidth -cw 3 $colWidth;
button -l "as an Instance";
radioCollection;
radioButton -label "x";
radioButton -label "y";
radioButton -label "z";

button -l "as a Copy";
radioCollection;
radioButton -label "x";
radioButton -label "y";
radioButton -label "z";

showWindow dupWin;
//================================================== ==============

This command sets up the window, you'll just have to attach the command to the 2 buttons after that ; j
 
  09 September 2005
for a duplicate:

duplicate -rr; scale -r -1 1 1;


for instance:

instance; scale -r -1 1 1;


paste these into whatever kind of button you want. I personally have these two commands in a custom marking menu.
__________________
"The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources." -- Albert Einstein
 
  09 September 2005
Thread automatically closed

This thread has been automatically closed as it remained inactive for 12 months. If you wish to continue the discussion, please create a new thread in the appropriate forum.
__________________
CGTalk Policy/Legalities
Note that as CGTalk Members, you agree to the terms and conditions of using this website.
 
Thread Closed share thread



Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
CGSociety
Society of Digital Artists
www.cgsociety.org

Powered by vBulletin
Copyright 2000 - 2006,
Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Minimize Ads
Forum Jump
Miscellaneous

All times are GMT. The time now is 06:16 PM.


Powered by vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.