[Bf-committers] Best place to apply a transform

Martin Poirier bf-committers@blender.org
Mon, 2 Aug 2004 08:10:18 -0700 (PDT)

--- Roland Hess <rolandh@reed-witting.com> wrote:

> I'm attempting to finish up the pinBone feature for
> the NLA. Thanks 
> to help here from Ton and theeth, I have all the
> math working great. 
> Each NLA strip is holding a 4x4 transform matrix
> that when applied to 
> the armature will eliminate sliding during NLA
> animation. Is it 
> enough to simply apply this matrix to the armature
> object's obmat? I 
> don't want to actually alter the rot/loc/size values
> of the armature, 
> as I don't want this transform to be key-framable,
> i.e. I don't want 
> it's new position to be a "hard" position. It's
> calculated on-the-fly 
> and should only count during display and render.

Just apply it to the obmat. That's how constraint


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