Manipulate a single 3d grid element

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Manipulate a single 3d grid element

Postby macnimation on 05/17/2018, 3:03 am

Hi,

I have created a 5 x 5 x 5 cube grid ( A 5 sided Rubix cube basically using the Particle Replicator ).

I want to be able to move and manipulate individual Cubes so that a few of them are move away form the main cube, if that makes sense.

Can this be done with Element 3d.?
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Re: Manipulate a single 3d grid element

Postby star+circle on 05/23/2018, 11:51 am

Maybe other means exist, but the first one that comes to mind is exporting the resulting object as an OBJ file and reimporting. I believe you can then access the individual cubes as objects. If I recall that right.

If not, you can duplicate a single cube in scene setup instead of using the replicator, and use either groups or aux channels to animate individual cubes thereafter.
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