2 rigs in a scene

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Ohcaptainpdx
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2 rigs in a scene

Post by Ohcaptainpdx » Tue Oct 23, 2018 7:30 pm

Hey everyone! I am trying to use two rigged characters in one scene and have not been able to find any information on how to do so. I set the rigs up in separate comps but how to I create a new comp with both characters with their controllers available? Anytime I try to use my rig in a new comp, the controllers disappear. It's seems like they are nested down a layer? I need to have access to both character's controllers so I can move them in relation to each other. This seems like a basic question but all I can find are tutorials on how to rig one character. Thank for any help!!

I'm using the latest version of DUIK Bassel and the latest version of AE on an 2018 macbook pro.

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Duduf
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Re: 2 rigs in a scene

Post by Duduf » Wed Oct 24, 2018 12:59 pm

Hi,

You can add the two (or more) rigged compositions in a new comp and use the Extract Controllers tool to animate everything in this new comp.
See: https://rainbox-dev.github.io/DuAEF_Dui ... ontrollers

Be careful to not have controllers with the same name, it is a good habit to prefix controllers' names with the name of the character ;)

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Re: 2 rigs in a scene

Post by Duduf » Wed Oct 24, 2018 1:49 pm

There was an issue with the extract controllers tool in the latest version, I've just fixed it, it will be available in a new version today ;)

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