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fxrtst
10-11-2007, 10:49 PM
Hello all. I must be missing something. Trying to get a displacement to travel around a belt. I have a flat strip that I have added a morph to. This creates the curve. I tied the displacement to a null. Some how I thought that the displacement would follow belt. But instead i get the following (See below). Works great til it gets to the curve. The displacement won't travel around the curve. This works fine on bump. Any suggestions would be a great help.

Thanks in advance,

Will

SplineGod
10-12-2007, 12:28 AM
Where/how are you adding the displacement map?

fxrtst
10-12-2007, 01:39 AM
..hi larry,

I added it to object displacment texture tab....used null as ref object

W.

SplineGod
10-12-2007, 02:21 AM
Just for fun instead of using the displacement map button add the textured displacement plugin from the list and try it from there.

fxrtst
10-12-2007, 03:02 AM
Tried that..same thing..but null contol seems to be broke when I use drop down texture displacemnt...works again when i goback to texture disp button...

W.

Mr Rid
10-12-2007, 04:12 AM
Hmm, am wondering if the old morf-thru-a-path-of-bones trick would work for this.

I saw someone else do a tank tread with some complicated expressions (a single link object cloned and moved along a path) but have never attempted myself.