Animating constrained objects


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Animating constrained objects

So I've done all my Link constraints, and I'm ready now to animate the cylinder falling and I currently have the Add Link button still turned on, so I want to click that to turn it off. I'm not adding any more links. And I am just going to animate this directly. If I wanted to get fancy, I could actually maybe link it to dummy object or something invisible helper that doesn't render, but I don't need to do that actually in 3ds Max because the designers have already thought at this for me.

And in fact, this constraint is actually blending with the standard transforms through something called a List controller. So up here in this Assign Controller rollout in the Motion panel, if I open this up you'll see here-- it's kind of little bit hard to see because the window isn't really wide enough. But it says Transform: Link Constraint and then below that it says Link Parameters and if I open that up, you'll see that it's still got the Position, Rotation and S...

Animating constrained objects
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Animating constrained objects provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by Aaron F. Ross as part of the 3ds Max 2011 Essential Training

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3D + Animation
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3ds Max
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