Tagged 'Dummy'

Helper Manager

1 vote

A useful panel containing many methods for creating point or dummy helpers, as well as duplicating hierarchies using helpers or Bones.

Features include...

- The ability to add helpers to a selection of objects.

- The ability to add helpers to sub-object faces or elements, based either on direct selection or named selection sets.

- A shared size setting used throughout all creation methods, to quickly unify all helper sizes.

- Point helper style toggles (axis, cross, box, x).

Dummy resizer

2 votes

Script for resizing dummy.
 

  1. Resize dummy by boxsize ( keep scale in [1,1,1] ).
  2. Offset dummy object without translating pivot.

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waRp ConvertDummy

0 votes

This script converts all Dummies (into containers) in the scene that have objects parented to them.

It is useful when importing a scene from Maya (pressing the option Send to 3ds Max automatically converts the groups from maya to Dummies into 3ds max).

Stick Locator

23 votes

Stick Locator
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version 1.2

written by Mayec Rancel

(macroScript)

Description:
Creates a point dummy, and parents it to the reference object's vertex/center,
using controller expressions.

This is useful to parent other objects to a specific part of a deforming
mesh, or an object whose transforms have been 'baked' (e.g. point cache).

I have found it specially useful, in FX work, for particle/fluid emitters.

Notes:
- Only the 'center' method can be used with splines.
- When using 'vertex' method, the dummy's rotation will align to the

Dummy Resizer

3 votes

A little Tool to create a Dummy and resize it, using hided Dummy properties.

Do not affect the scale values.

Translated Bounding Box

34 votes

Create Box or Dummy (if CTRL key pressed) for each selected objects
using their bounding box in coordinate system matrix3
TBBox

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