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kat llewellynparticle world constraint
by on Apr 1, 2013 at 6:14:27 am

How do I constrain the particle world generator to remain in view of a 3D camera, so that it is always visible as the camera moves and rotates around the 3d space?

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John CuevasRe: particle world constraint
by on Apr 1, 2013 at 1:27:46 pm

Take a look at this thread, Kevin Camp wrote some expressions that allow you to tie the emitters position to a null(which you would parent the camera). The particles would move with the null and the camera, so as the camera moves the particles would move exactly as much, ie, they wouldn't appear to move, but they would always be locked to the camera. If you did rotate your null, they would appear to move in regards to rotation.

Another method is just to make the Producer Radius really large, though that may mess up the look of your animation.

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kat llewellynRe: particle world constraint
by on Apr 1, 2013 at 5:23:17 pm

Thanks! That worked! Very helpful forum.

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