On the Vertex-Link Assignment
rollout, you can choose to create new envelopes and pick the type
of blending between links.
Creates deformable envelopes
for the links. Default=chosen.
determine vertex-link assignment based on the deformation spline
that Physique creates through the links.
Creates rigid envelopes for
the links. Default=not chosen.
Rigid envelopes determine
vertex-link assignment based upon the linear links in the hierarchy.
- Blending Between Links
This drop-down list lets you
choose how links are initially blended. Default=N Links.
TipTypically, you should
leave this set to the default of N Links.
- N LinksVertices
are influenced by all overlapping envelopes.
- No BlendingVertices
are influenced by only one (1) link. This allows a mesh with the
Physique modifier applied in character studio 1 to
work with character studio 3. Choose No
Blending if you are developing characters for a game engine that
doesn't support blending, or if you intend to use strictly character studio
1-style vertex-link assignments.
- 2, 3, or 4 LinksVertices
are influenced by more than one link, but the number of links is
limited to 2, 3, or 4, depending on your choice. Choose one of these
options if you are developing characters for a game engine whose
support of blending is limited.
Radial Falloff Envelopes
- Create Envelopes
When on, creates envelopes
for the links. When off, envelopes are not created. Default=on.
NoteWith no envelopes,
you have to use hand-weighting for vertices. If you want to add envelopes
when a model has none, reinitialize Physique.
- Object Bounding BoxEnvelope
size is based on the size of objects in the hierarchy, such as biped
limbs, or bones.
- Link LengthEach
envelope has a Radial Scale that is one-third of the length of the link.
Sets how far the envelopes
Sets the distance between the
inner and outer bounds of an envelope by scaling the outer boundary.
Range=0.0 to 10.0. Default=0.75.
Sets the rate of falloff between
the inner and outer boundary of an envelope. The falloff rate is
a Bezier function. Range=0 to 10. Default=0.5.