Making a gizmo


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Making a gizmo

When the group is exported as a gizmo, it can be saved locally where only you can see it or it can be saved in a central directory where everyone can see it. You'll need to check with your IT guy where the public directory is, because it's different at each facility. So let's start by seeing how to save this group out as a gizmo. The first thing you want to do is set the sliders for the default value you want when the gizmo is opened. Let's say I want the scale to be .8 and I'm fine with the blur size being 0. So I'm going to save out MyGizmo locally.

We do that by switching to the node tab and right down here, Export as gizmo, click on that. So I'm doing this on a Mac and for a Mac, the location to save it is your home directory, in the .nuke folder, and then you give it your name, MyGizmo, no extension. When it's saved out, the .gizmo extension will be added. The important thing is it goes into the .nuke folder, under your home directory. Click Save.

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Making a gizmo
Video duration: 2m 32s 4h 6m Intermediate Updated Feb 13, 2012

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Making a gizmo provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by Steve Wright as part of the Nuke 6 New Features

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3D + Animation Video
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Nuke
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