View Full Version : Quick way of generating Weight Maps?

07-21-2014, 03:42 AM
I'm working on a mechanical object and wondering if there's a script or quick technique that generates separate weight maps for connected objects?

I find selecting geometry and applying WMs a real bottleneck in workflow - I'd find it much easier/quicker to rename the WMs after they have been generated.

07-22-2014, 01:27 PM

put skelegons in every part with proper name
save object
move every part with skelegon to position where it doesn't overlap something else ( doesn't matter where you put it )
open vertexpaint and calculate weightmaps ( now you have maps with proper name for all parts )
save object with diff name
load original saved object
put in layer 2
BGtomorph ( so you get a morph with the original position of parts WITH weights ;) )
Aplymorph on base object
Voila !