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Old 12-08-2008, 07:28 PM   #1
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Default odd scaling?

Hi, I'm getting an odd problem and i'm guessing i'm being dumb or its just one of those idiosyncracies you get with maya cos i can't see anything out of the ordinary.

I have a mesh smooth bound to a single joint, but when i rotate the joint it scales the mesh and distorts slightly like its twisting/scaling from a second pivot point.

Any thoughts???

Oh, if it makes a difference the mesh in question is combined from several individual meshes, and then i deleted history and just generally cleaned up (or thought i did, my cleaning might have caused the problem??)
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Old 13-08-2008, 01:13 AM   #2
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I don't have much experience with this but could be that its double grouped or something.
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Old 13-08-2008, 02:43 AM   #3
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Happened to me a couple of times. In my case I ungrouped the object and deleted history and it fixed it. later you can also group it back and it should still work fine.
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thanks all fixed.. Just restarted maya and it worked so dunno what was causing it. Guessing it had got itself tied in knots over weird groupings.
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