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Old 09 September 2007   #1
quick question

I have a character that has been skinned. Is it possible to copy a joint smooth skin's value to another joint?
 
Old 09 September 2007   #2
You could hold all other joints than the two joints you want to swap between. Then paint 100% on the new joint on the vetexs of the old joint.
 
Old 09 September 2007   #3
not all 100% value

Hey, thanks for replying.
Quote: Then paint 100% on the new joint on the vetexs of the old joint.

It's not a new joint. It's a joint that has already been binded to the mesh. They're not all 100% skin valued. I know I can do it manually e.g go to Component Editor and type the skin value for each vertices. But That would take ages...... and I'm talking about hundreds or possibly over a thousand of vertices.
Is there any other way?

Last edited by ussmc : 09 September 2007 at 12:57 AM. Reason: forgot something
 
Old 10 October 2007   #4
If you hold all other joints than the two joints you need to swap between, you can paint the one joint you want to have weights on with 100% (like stealing them from the other joint) and it will even out. It would work....
 
Old 10 October 2007   #5
If you ask me.. you could use comet's transfer weights tool... to transfer skin weights from one joint to another as long as they are connected to the same skin cluster...

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Old 10 October 2007   #6
comet transfer weights seconded!

does exactly what you're describing.

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Old 10 October 2007   #7
its 10 times easier to do with paint weights if you dont have these scripts...
 
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