[Bf-committers] Moving cloth simulations?

Lukas Tönne lukas.toenne at gmail.com
Wed Mar 11 08:56:45 CET 2015

Simple solution: use a group instance


On Wed, Mar 11, 2015 at 8:35 AM, Lukas Tönne <lukas.toenne at gmail.com> wrote:

> Physical sims usually depend on interaction (collision) and world-space
> effects (force fields), so they are calculated in world space. That the
> cache also stores/applies in world-space is debatable, but not easily
> fixable with current system. Some scripting hack could provide a workaround.
> On Wed, Mar 11, 2015 at 4:55 AM, gandalf3 <zzyxpaw at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Is there a way to move a baked cloth simulation?
>> I expected the mesh to move with the object, as a fluid or smoke
>> simulation does. However it seems the mesh just stays in place while the
>> object origin moves.
>> Use case:
>> I have an animated character with cloth simulated clothing. I'd like to
>> bake the simulation, then duplicate and transform the character
>> (clothing included :P) to various locations/rotations.
>> Is this possible? Is there a technical reason why cloth caches are not
>> represented in object space?
>> --
>> -gandalf3
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