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biped hold fixed object?
show user profile  twistedpancreas
Hey there all,

just a quickie...

If I have a character holding onto a tap on the wall, how do I make the hand stay put on the tap as he twists around at the hips?

See image below:

It'd be good too if he could temporarily hold onto it and then let go later. I guess another example would be a character jumping over a wall with one hand.

Thanks in advance.
Yorz Trooly,


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1/20/2009 9:35:40 PM (last edit: 1/20/2009 9:35:40 PM)
show user profile  markoid
Set planted key (key info) for as long as you want the hand locked, then switch to free, sliding or other to move it again.

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1/21/2009 2:18:09 AM (last edit: 1/21/2009 2:18:39 AM)
show user profile  twistedpancreas
Of course, thanks markoid for some reason I was thinking Planted Key was only for the feet.

Seems tho the Set Planted Key is greyed out if I use Layers is that right, or will I have to collapse my layers first?

I've set up the footstep animation in the main layer and then had another layer ontop controlling the upper body animation.
Yorz Trooly,


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1/21/2009 3:34:04 PM (last edit: 1/21/2009 3:38:16 PM)
show user profile  twistedpancreas
Does anyone else get this?
Yorz Trooly,


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1/26/2009 2:50:50 PM (last edit: 1/26/2009 2:50:50 PM)
show user profile  Loud
Under the layers rollout there are buttons to retarget the hands and feet for IK keys. I think your planted keys will need to be at the base layer though.

I would probably collapse if it were me. I usually only use the layers to add subtle movements on top of the base animation rather than organize and separate my animation data.

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1/26/2009 5:14:56 PM (last edit: 1/26/2009 5:16:40 PM)
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