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leohak

Copy to points with rotations

hello! probably a simple mistake but here I go.

I'm trying to recreate the following effect

 

and can't get the rotation from the points to the small objects

can you help me?

 

overgrowth.hipnc

Edited by leohak

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Hi there,
Take a look at this link and the rest of the orientation snippets - it will mean getting into some vex code, but it should give you what you need:
http://www.tokeru.com/cgwiki/index.php?title=HoudiniVex#Copies_to_sit_on_a_surface.2C_with_random_rotation.2C_with_orient

Hope that helps!
Matt.

Edited by Matt_K
correction

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thanks, great resource!
@orient is what i was after. now just need to figure out the direction

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ok it looks like i have the rotation axis right but the orient is not working like i expect

any hints?

 

overgrowth_A2.hipnc

Edited by leohak
wrong file

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sorry for that the answer was there with the dihedral function

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