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Technical discussions => Animation => Topic started by: chevisw on March 28, 2020, 07:41:47 am

Title: Rotating multiple parts at once around a common pivote point
Post by: chevisw on March 28, 2020, 07:41:47 am
I am trying to do a simple animation - and individual parts rotating / translating are not a problem - but at the end when i try to rotate everything at once around a single axis the group "blows apart" - Any guidance or help would be great, and i you need additional images to see what i have done wrong please let me know.
Title: Re: Rotating multiple parts at once around a common pivote point
Post by: INNEO_MWo on March 28, 2020, 07:54:15 am
Hey chevisw.


I would try to add the entire model set in a new sub group. Then you can apply the last rotation (animation) to this group. That should keep the parts together.


Nice work so far!


Hope that helps


Cheers
Marco
Title: Re: Rotating multiple parts at once around a common pivote point
Post by: chevisw on March 28, 2020, 09:15:41 am
That didnt seem to work, of course that is assuming i did it right...... ;)
Title: Re: Rotating multiple parts at once around a common pivote point
Post by: mattjgerard on March 30, 2020, 06:58:41 am
Try both Global and Local modes when rotating, I know it shouldn't make a difference, but sometimes It does. Just to troubleshoot.
Title: Re: Rotating multiple parts at once around a common pivote point
Post by: chevisw on March 30, 2020, 08:16:42 am
Yeah, i have tried every combination of setting with the animate rotation tool i can see.   :(
Title: Re: Rotating multiple parts at once around a common pivote point
Post by: Esben Oxholm on April 01, 2020, 11:58:53 am
Hi, any chance you can share the scene? Would love to see if I can solve it.
Cheers,
Title: Re: Rotating multiple parts at once around a common pivote point
Post by: chevisw on April 02, 2020, 10:08:45 am
Happy to share the scene, as along as you only use it to solve the problem and nothing else... it is 21 meg so if you want to send me your email i can send you a link to download