View Full Version : Parent light to dynamic controlled object

05-26-2005, 10:00 PM
Can any one tell me how to parent a light to an object that is being moved by a hardFX dynamic controller. I've tried to parent objects to this same item, no luck. Lightwave no longer sees an object, as far as parenting is concerned once dynamics are applied. if anyone has a solution it would be greatly appreciated.

Julian Johnson
05-26-2005, 11:50 PM
In the EditFX tab for the object use the Edittool to select the part that you want to 'bake' (if the object is one part it will bake out the motion of the pivot point) and then in the command drop down select 'makepath'. This should give you a motion path that you can hook any children onto so that they seem parented to the object.

- Julian

05-27-2005, 04:33 PM
That'll work, thanks a bunch, I knew there had to be a way to do it. You saved me a ton of work.