Hand goal checkbox missing in Duik 16?

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Hand goal checkbox missing in Duik 16?

Post by 03desilvad » Wed Jul 18, 2018 1:08 pm

Hi there,

I was just wondering where the checkbox for the hand goal to automatically follow the arm has gone from previous versions of Duik in version 16? As I can't seem to find it in any of the panels for the controller?



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Re: Hand goal checkbox missing in Duik 16?

Post by Duduf » Thu Jul 19, 2018 7:59 am


This checkbox was removed, as the "Enable IK" option in the effect of the IK is already connected to the "goal" behaviour of the hand.

After a lot of tests, we came to the conclusion that the goal was needed only in IK and not needed in FK, so the easier way to (de)activate it was to link it to the IK button too.

Anyway, if you need to disable it but keep the IK active, you just have to add a Null object onto the end of the structure and link it to the forearm. Then, link the hand to this null object.
To control the rotation with the controller, you can also add an small expression in the null's rotation:

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value + pickWhipToTheControllerRotation

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