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Mesh errors with WSM path deform
show user profile  Joey Parker Jr.
some of these support beams seem to get "squashed" when i apply them to the path
this is the only part of the coaster where i used a helix. the rest was done with splines that
i made by hand. no problems with them.
anyone run into something like this before?
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4/17/2008 10:25:36 PM (last edit: 4/17/2008 10:53:18 PM)
show user profile  mrgrotey
Yup there was a guy having problems with path deforming around a helix on here a few days ago, it seem sits the helix object that ferks it up, i tried it myself and it would seem that just the way it is, it just messes the mesh up at regular intervals along the helix, most annoying and most stoopid.

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4/18/2008 2:08:22 AM (last edit: 4/18/2008 2:08:22 AM)
show user profile  Joey Parker Jr.
makes me think i should make my own helix
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4/18/2008 2:12:50 AM (last edit: 4/18/2008 2:12:50 AM)
show user profile  mrgrotey
Hooraaaay! I do like figuring problems out, Ive found a fix Mr Joey sir...

-convert your helix to an editable spline (or add a edit spline mod, probably better so you can go and re-adjust)

-then go into segment subobject selection and select every segment in the helix

-right click and choose 'curve' in the top left quad.

-go into vertex mode and select all the verts

-right click and choose 'Bezier' from the top left quad

-right click again and choose 'Reset Tangents'

Sorted! :D

hope it helps dude

*goes off to post the solution in that other thread...*

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4/18/2008 2:30:43 AM (last edit: 4/18/2008 2:31:48 AM)
show user profile  Joey Parker Jr.
that's what i couldn't get
turning those verts into beziers
will check this out
thanks :)
and these helix have "crazy" tangents.
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4/18/2008 2:38:55 AM (last edit: 4/18/2008 2:38:55 AM)
show user profile  mrgrotey
Yeah you need to have curve segments for the bezier verts to work, otherwise they just stay as corner verts, stoopid max. =)

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4/18/2008 2:40:42 AM (last edit: 4/18/2008 2:40:42 AM)
show user profile  Joey Parker Jr.
Worked perfectly!
Thanks again mate.
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4/21/2008 9:20:20 AM (last edit: 4/21/2008 9:20:20 AM)
show user profile  mrgrotey

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4/21/2008 9:35:27 AM (last edit: 4/21/2008 9:35:27 AM)
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