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Skin modifier's vertices are offset away from the bone
show user profile  CharlieOsa
This is my first post here so first of all I would like to say hi to everyone!
I am intermediate user of 3ds max when it comes to modelling but I am quiet new to rigging and animation.
I have my 3 thumb bones and after applying skin modifier it does not affect skin very well, when I put the weight on the thumb vertices they go very offset.


I am attaching the video so you can clearly see what is happening.
https://youtu.be/rG0IlOePcbQ

Thx in advance!

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4/19/2017 8:22:28 PM (last edit: 4/19/2017 8:22:28 PM)
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vx9GGwKgBW4
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4/19/2017 9:19:36 PM (last edit: 4/19/2017 9:19:36 PM)
show user profile  CharlieOsa
Thx a lot for the reply,
but I am presuming you didn't watch the my short video. My issue is that after applying max weight to thumb's vertices they go away instead of sticking to the bone.
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4/19/2017 10:00:19 PM (last edit: 4/19/2017 10:00:19 PM)
show user profile  c0
In the Envelope Properties group, you might need to toggle the vertex weighting to R (Relative) but I am just guessing here.

https://knowledge.autodesk.com/support/3ds-max/learn-explore/caas/CloudHelp/cloudhelp/2016/ENU/3DSMax/files/GUID-C5EB44E2-5A3E-44DF-8B64-A0E00B8EDC71-htm.html

https://knowledge.autodesk.com/support/3ds-max/learn-explore/caas/CloudHelp/cloudhelp/2016/ENU/3DSMax/files/GUID-9DE90E0E-C0E1-4E30-B4EC-BC4169917B28-htm.html

If you can upload a 3dsmax 2016/2017 scene file that might help.

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4/19/2017 11:28:29 PM (last edit: 4/20/2017 3:54:22 AM)
show user profile  CharlieOsa
So sorry mate I didn't try to be arrogant at any point. I watched the video you showed me there, I just didn't find anything to do with my offset issue there, maybe I am just too noob.

I will check out your advice tomorrow about the relative vertex weighting, I got the feeling that might be it.

Referring to your last sentence, yes I do realize people do this for free..but sure, isn't that one of the forum's purposes?

Anyway I really appreciate your answer mate, I will post the results tomorrow.
Have a goodnight.
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4/20/2017 1:03:19 AM (last edit: 4/20/2017 1:03:19 AM)
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