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Old 08-11-2003, 02:12 AM   #1
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Default Making a dogtag chain

I need to make one of the ball chains like the US military uses for their dog tags (seen in link: http://www.kidsidbracelettags.com/im...ili_dogtag.jpg ). Is there an easier/quicker way than making a single sphere, duplicating it, moving it, duplicate, etc? Can one duplicate along a curve?

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There is a script on highend3d.com somewhere called "pathdup", I think?
Try a search for it, I used it ages ago and it worked a treat. It duplicates along a path to your specifications.
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Our own Kbrown created this melscript to help you with the dynamics of this effect:

http://www.simplymaya.com/download_p...id=29&type=mel
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bringing this back up,
i'm trying to use this pathDup script...but i'm not sure if i have the right kind of path... used cv curve to make the path i want it to duplicate along, selected object and then path and ran pathDup, nothing happened. tried changing settings and still couldn't get it to duplicate. am i using the wrong kind of path? nataliia, did you get this to work? if so, what steps did you take? thanks much!
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