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Burchigb
12-27-2011, 05:32 PM
Is there some command or something that will display all the weight maps assigned to a character?

Looking and looking and hitting my head on the wall

evenflcw
12-27-2011, 06:53 PM
What do you mean by "display all the weight maps"? Do you want a list of vmap name? Do you want them to display overlayed on the mesh? Be more specific.

Castius
12-27-2011, 09:10 PM
Actually i think even if he is more specific the answer is not really.
The only way that comes to mind is inside modeler. And that is only if you just load that one mesh.

Sadly i left my dongle at work so i can't double check. :cursin:

probiner
12-27-2011, 09:19 PM
I think he wants XSI
http://usa.autodesk.com/adsk/servlet/limage?siteID=123112&imageID=16111514&id=14599806

Castius
12-27-2011, 10:38 PM
If he does, then he will need to be more specific. Or spend a little time snuggling up with RTFM. :D

Because there are a number of ways to do that in layout or modeler

Burchigb
12-28-2011, 04:44 AM
Displaying one weight map at a time got that one.
I want to display all weight maps on one character that I have been working on. Working in Modeler at the moment.
If there is a command or something like that that I have to use please let me know.
I have looked at the manual from 8.3 onward and have not found that command.
If there is a plugin for that, please let me know.

I think I mean more like display overlayed. In other words display all at ione time.

evenflcw
12-28-2011, 04:59 AM
Unfortunately you cannot display all at once. I think max is 4 at a time. To do that open the vertex map panel/browser and just ctrl click the weightmaps you want to view.

EDIT:
http://www.kxcad.net/LightWave/LightWave_3D_9/modeler/top_left_menus/windows_menu/vertex_map_list_window.htm

Burchigb
12-28-2011, 06:04 AM
Thanks for the info I will try it out after work.

Castius
12-28-2011, 10:21 AM
In modeler you would use vertex paint.
There are two display modes for bone weight: Weight Value and Weight Ratio.

ftp://ftp.newtek.com/pub/LightWave/Tutorials/modeling/vertexpaint/VertexPaint.pdf

Burchigb
12-28-2011, 11:44 AM
way cool did not know that. Will look this up

Burchigb
12-29-2011, 05:23 PM
After looking it up I was able to find out more how this process works.
Still working on my work flow to make it more controlled and streamline my process.

Thanks for all the assistance!!!!