5 State animation with DUIK

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BrianDreamer
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5 State animation with DUIK

Post by BrianDreamer » Fri Jan 31, 2020 11:38 pm

Hello everyone. I'm new to this forum so any help given will be greatly appreciated. I have been using DUIK for a few years now and I've been able to do some cool head and body rigging with it. Great tool, however I can only move the body on one axis only, as in if I create keyframes in shape paths for a 3 quarter right 3 quarter left and 3 quarter center I can't create up and down keys for the animation. It doesn't work like Joysticks and Sliders to accomplish 5 State animation. Am I wrong in this assumption? Can you create 5 state animation with DUIK? Is that a function being worked on for later versions of the script?

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Duduf
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Re: 5 State animation with DUIK

Post by Duduf » Tue Feb 04, 2020 8:20 am

You can use the "list" on any property to make multiple connections (and thus something different for the vertical and horizontal axis, and even more controllers): https://duik-docs.rainboxlab.org/duik-list.html

Note that the list won't work on Bézier paths, but you can use bones to control Bézier paths and then rig the bones as any other layer.

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