[Sidefx-houdini-list] copy along normals
rob-p at moving-picture.com
Tue Apr 10 13:26:39 EDT 2007
Try moving your pollen sphere along the Z axis before copying them to
the bee. That way the origin will be on the bee, and the spheres will be
offset (with the Z axis matching the bee's normal).
> I have a model of a bee that has hairs copied to it. The hairs stand
> out alog the normals. I also copied small pollen spheres to the bee.
> I want to move each pollen outward along the normals so that they will
> be at the ends of the hairs. I've tried several approaches but the
> pollen doesn't move outward in the direction of the hairs they just
> shift in each demension. Any ideas on how to get them to move out from
> the body in the exact direction of the normals (hairs).
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