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svm_prepareSetup_parentCtrl 0.0.3 for Maya (maya script)

Tool for creating a parent control, so you can animate on top of contraint/rivet transformations.

License
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Compatibility

  • 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015

Operating Systems

  • Linux
  • Mac
  • Windows

History

Created:03/16/2019
Last Modified:04/09/2019
File Size: 6.34 KB
Hello everyone,

This tool creates a new parent ctrl (blue cube from image) for existing ctrls or objects.
I use this when I want to constraint or rivet a ctrl but still want to animate on top of the contraint/rivet transformations. 
 
 
USAGE:
After creating a setup, the only thing left for you to do is to constraint/rivet the "svm_LOCKED__..." locator (red in outliner) to the object you want. And your all set to animate.
There is a help window inside the tool going over the different options. 
 -> You can change the color, un/hide the original object, etc...


INSTALLATION:
Paste the MEL files in your Maya scripts forlder: C:\Users\?User?\Documents\maya\?version?\scripts
and run this MEL line inside Maya: 
svm_prepareSetup_parentCtrl_UI();
(you can make a shelf button for that)
Or put the files in any location and source them with a button, but don't forget the command: svm_prepareSetup_parentCtrl_UI();
To remove the tool out of your maya, simply delete the files.
 
A THANK YOU:
For the people who don't know, there is a super handy rivet script from @xdj 
 
 
Enjoy!

Stijn Vande Maele, 
3D Character Animator
 
If you like the tool and want to buy me a beer :)
 


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