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Old 20-05-2007, 12:44 AM   #1
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Hello,
IS there any short simple way of instancing point or spot lights in a way that ANY OR ALL the parameters change, when I change them in any light (as they are instances).
For eg. I can change intensity, color and cone angles of all spot lights at one time. This would be very helpful in creating/ using lightrigs.

Hope my query is clear.

Thanks in advance.
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Old 25-05-2007, 11:44 PM   #2
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yes you could do it with expressions. You could create one master light and have every other light simply get that attribute and assign it to themselves. Should be a very simple thing to setup.

Have a look at connectAttr, getAttr and expressions and see what you can come up with.

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Thanks Alan,
havent used maya that much , but will try to fig it out.
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