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can you parent/join objects in E3D please?

PostPosted: 12/4/2017, 6:27 pm
by badmonk
if I want to give a 3d model a gun to hold in their right hand for eg or is it best to do this first in a DCC please? or is it possible in E3D?

Re: can you parent/join objects in E3D please?

PostPosted: 12/5/2017, 5:19 pm
by badmonk
anyone know if anyway of doing this please or best to be done in C4D or Blender for eg?

Re: can you parent/join objects in E3D please?

PostPosted: 12/5/2017, 6:47 pm
by JPT7505
Just place them in the same group within element and align as needed.

Re: can you parent/join objects in E3D please?

PostPosted: 12/5/2017, 7:45 pm
by badmonk
JPT7505 wrote:Just place them in the same group within element and align as needed.

ahh thanks so much :)

Re: can you parent/join objects in E3D please?

PostPosted: 12/8/2017, 6:09 am
by prathamesh
i imported animated model in c4d then positioned the gun in the hands of the model and made it child of the hand in which he was holding the gun. then exported as c4d sequence using Xrec. you can google it, its free plugin for c4d. then imported the sequence into E3D and it worked

Re: can you parent/join objects in E3D please?

PostPosted: 12/8/2017, 6:59 am
by badmonk
prathamesh wrote:i imported animated model in c4d then positioned the gun in the hands of the model and made it child of the hand in which he was holding the gun. then exported as c4d sequence using Xrec. you can google it, its free plugin for c4d. then imported the sequence into E3D and it worked


thanks so much. yeah i guess i could already parent it in blender for eg but i just wanted the freedom to change if needed in E3D.
the method above does not work (first reply of putting object in same group) as when my character moves the gun stays behind???

Re: can you parent/join objects in E3D please?

PostPosted: 12/8/2017, 10:22 am
by JPT7505
Post a photo of the group within element.

Is the character already pre animated or is it being animated within element?

Re: can you parent/join objects in E3D please?

PostPosted: 12/8/2017, 10:05 pm
by prathamesh
https://youtu.be/6jIduxI-fDI

maybe you need to try this

Re: can you parent/join objects in E3D please?

PostPosted: 12/9/2017, 6:49 am
by badmonk
JPT7505 wrote:Post a photo of the group within element.

Is the character already pre animated or is it being animated within element?

yeah sorry i should have mentioned this, its an obj sequence from Blender. I guess easiest option is just to add the gun in blender then export again eh?

Re: can you parent/join objects in E3D please?

PostPosted: 12/9/2017, 6:49 am
by badmonk
prathamesh wrote:https://youtu.be/6jIduxI-fDI

maybe you need to try this

thank you, will check it out :)