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Unfolding/revealing polygons?
show user profile  KingRoLo05
Hi, is there an easy way to animate the reveal and unfolding of polygons in studio max?

I've created several buildings and would like to somehow unfold their polygons from bottom to top to create a kind of house being built effect. I've played with reversing the Bomb space warp together with the Melt modifier and the result is OK i guess but not 100% desirable.

Is this possible with the native tools or is there a plugin to make this work?

Thank you.

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9/30/2014 12:41:05 AM (last edit: 9/30/2014 12:41:05 AM)
show user profile  herfst1
Split your house into logical pieces then set the pivots for each piece into logical positions (e.g. for the front wall I'd put the pivot in the middle/bottom, so you can rotate it 90 degrees with ease).

As for plugins, not sure.

Probably quicker to just keyframe it than actually search for a plugin.
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9/30/2014 2:56:06 AM (last edit: 9/30/2014 2:56:06 AM)
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