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Snapping to a Single Axis
When you need to a snap Objects to a vertex on a target object, simply :

[1] press [w] for Translate(move)
[2] select the object
[3] press & hold the [v] key (snap)
[4] click on the the target vertex.

This will align all 3 axis to the vertex you selected.

To snap an Object to a single axis simply :

[1] press [w] for Translate(move)
[2] select the object
[3] press & hold the [v] key
[4] click on the axis of the Translate Manipulator you wish to align
[5] click on the the target vertex.

This will align the axis you selected on the Manipulator to the vertex you selected.
  
    
    

    

    


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   Robotic Arm : Rigging   

The objective of this tutorial is to Rig a robotic arm.

[level advanced]

 

 

 


global proc fmLockHideSelected()
{
string $selObj[]=`ls -sl`;
for($each in $selObj)
{

setAttr -lock true -keyable false -channelBox false ($each + ".tx");
setAttr -lock true -keyable false -channelBox false ($each + ".ty");
setAttr -lock true -keyable false -channelBox false ($each + ".tz");
setAttr -lock true -keyable false -channelBox false ($each + ".rx");
setAttr -lock true -keyable false -channelBox false ($each + ".ry");
setAttr -lock true -keyable false -channelBox false ($each + ".rz");
setAttr -lock true -keyable false -channelBox false ($each + ".sx");
setAttr -lock true -keyable false -channelBox false ($each + ".sy");
setAttr -lock true -keyable false -channelBox false ($each + ".sz");
setAttr -lock true -keyable false -channelBox false ($each + ".v");
}
}

global proc fmLHWindow()
{
windowPref -remove fmLockHideUI;

if(`window -exists fmLockHideUI`)
{

deleteUI fmLockHideUI;
}
window -title "FM Lock Hide Selected" -width 200 -mxb off -mnb off fmLockHideUI;
columnLayout -adj on mainCol;

button -label "Lock and Hide" -command "fmLockHideSelected" getButton;

showWindow fmLockHideUI;
}

      

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