Thursday, April 24, 2008

tighten..melscript

One of my favorite hotkeys is a script someone hacked from one of Hamish Mckenzie's. It's a quick and handy way to deal with overshoot.

Put the script in your script directory and make either a hotkey or mel command for

tighten (.2)

the value can be tweaked for the amount the curve is tweaked. Grab a tangent that has overshoot, and apply it a bunch of times and watch it dampen down in value, never quite hitting the flat state. A quick and handy way to deal with a messy graph editor.

2 comments:

Steve Masuda said...

Thats cool, though I'm having difficulties using the script...perhaps you could show us in class? or something? Thanks Jeff!

jeff said...

will do.

basically, source the script

grab a key in the graph editor with a lot of overshoot, run the mel

tighten (.2)

i'll give you guys a demo tonight.