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Paul Roper
How to add/remove vertices from skin weights?
on Dec 11, 2009 at 3:55:21 pm

Hello

Is there a way to add or remove individual vertices from being influenced by a joint, perhaps by using the UV Texture editor window? I have a jaw bone which is dragging down the upper lip of a character when opened. I cannot easily get to the upper lip to paint the influence from the bone.


The Maya help kind of hints at editing deformer set membership, before sending me in a circle (Maya help: _See Edit Deformers > Edit Membership Tool. takes me to: _See Edit Membership Tool. which takes me to: _You can directly edit deformer set memberships by selecting deformable object points with the Edit Membership Tool. See Editing deformer set membership and Paint Set Membership Tool. which takes me back to the start. Nice one Autodesk.)


I just need to select a bunch of vertices, and tell Maya not to associate them with that joint. Any suggestions?


Thanks,
Paul


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Michiel Duvekot
Re: How to add/remove vertices from skin weights?
on Dec 11, 2009 at 8:12:51 pm

see User Guide > Rigging > Deformers > Deformers overview > Edit deformation effects > Edit deformer set membership

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