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Old 06-10-2005, 06:26 PM   #1
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Hi!I'm an italian boy,and i'm sorry for my bad english.
I would like to know how I can destroy an object in Maya.
For example,I've a cube and I want to make it explodes in many parts.How can I do?The simpliest way,please :-)
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I might have exactly the wrong path here, but I think it's
>under the dynamics menu
>Effects > Shatter.
This will generate a specified, randomly shaped, set of pieces. They can even be set to be automatically effected by each other, etc, from the creation options. Two things, though; depending on your machine, the pieces may take a while to create, and enabling inter-piece collisions before the pieces are a certain distance apart can be slow because of proximity.

I reccomend experimenting.

Maya actually has an additional tutorial about this buried in the help files.... Try searching under 'shatter'
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