Skin : Modifier

Skin - superclass: modifier; super-superclass:MAXWrapper - classID: #(9815843, 87654)

Constructor

Skin ...

Note: This class is not available in Autodesk VIZ.

Properties

<Skin>.Effect    Float  default: 0.0

Absolute weight of selected vertices.

<Skin>.filter_vertices  Boolean default: false

Turn vertex selection on/off.

<Skin>.filter_cross_sections Boolean default: true

Turn cross-section selection on/off.

<Skin>.filter_envelopes Boolean default: true

Turn envelope selection on/off.

<Skin>.draw_all_envelopes Boolean default: false

When turned on, displays all envelopes. When off, only the selected envelopes are displayed.

<Skin>.draw_vertices   Boolean default: true

Turn on/off the display of weighted vertices.

<Skin>.ref_frame   Integer default: 0

Sets the frame where the bones and the mesh are in a reference position.

<Skin>.paint_radius   Float default: 24.0

Sets the brush radius.

<Skin>.paint_feather   Float default: 0.7

Sets the brush falloff.

<Skin>.cross_radius   Float default: 10.0

Scales the selected envelope cross-section.

<Skin>.always_deform   Boolean default: true

Always deforms the skin when the bones are moved. The Animate button does not have to be turned on to move bones and deform the skin.

<Skin>.paint_str   Float default: 0.1

Sets the brush strength.

<Skin>.localSquash   Array default: #() -- float array

Amount of squash applied to each bone.

<Skin>.initialSquash   Array default: #() -- float array

Array containing initial squash values for a bone.

<Skin>.initialStaticEnvelope Boolean default: false

When turned on, an initial static envelope size is used when a bone is added. When off, the initial envelope size is determined by the object bounding box.

<Skin>.initialInnerEnvelopePercent Float default: 0.75

The multiplier used to find the inner cross-section size when initialStaticEnvelope is false.

<Skin>.initialOuterEnvelopePercent Float default: 3.5

The multiplier used to find the outer cross-section size when initialStaticEnvelope is false.

<Skin>.initialEnvelopeInner Float default: 10.0

The inner cross-section size when initialStaticEnvelope is true.

<Skin>.initialEnvelopeOuter Float default: 50.0

The outer cross-section size when initialStaticEnvelope is true.

<Skin>.draw_all_gizmos  Boolean default: true

Turn on/off the display off all gizmos.

<Skin>.draw_all_vertices Boolean default: false

Turns on/off the display of all vertices as small dots.

<Skin>.shadeweights   Boolean default: true

Turn on/off display of weighted vertices using vertex colors.

<Skin>.envelopesAlwaysOnTop Boolean default: true

Turn on/off display of envelopes on top of the mesh.

<Skin>.crossSectionsAlwaysOnTop Boolean default: true

Turn on/off display of cross-sections on top of the mesh.

<Skin>.rigid_vertices   Boolean default: false

When turned on, a single vertex can only be affected by one bone.

<Skin>.rigid_handles   Boolean default: false

When turned on, all handles have the same weights as the knot that owns them.

<Skin>.fast_update   Boolean default: false

When turned on, the system uses only rigid vertices for the viewport display.

<Skin>.gizmos    Array default: #() -- max object array

Array containing all gizmos assigned to skin.

 

The following properties have been added to the skin modifier in 3ds Max 5

 

<Skin>.backTransform Boolean default: true -- boolean; Back_Transform_Verts

Get/Set the state of the "Back Transform Vertices" checkbox in the Advanced Parameters rollout

<Skin>.bone_Limit Integer default: 20 -- integer

Get/Set the value of the "Bone Affect Limit" control in the Advanced Parameters rollout

<Skin>.debugMode Boolean default: true -- boolean

Get/Set the Debug mode for the modifier. Not exposed to the UI, for internal use only. When enabled, data will be output to the Listener window which may be useful for tracking bugs.

<Skin>.shortenBoneNames Boolean default: true -- boolean; Shorten_Bone_Names

Get/Set the Shorten Bone Names mode state. When set to true, bone names longer than the width of the bone list will be shortened by adding "..." in the middle of the name and displaying only the start and end characters.

<Skin>.showNoEnvelopes Boolean default: false -- boolean; Shade_Weights

Get/Set the state of the "Show No Envelopes" checkbox in the Display rollout

<Skin>.updateOnMouseUp Boolean default: false -- boolean; Update_On_Mouse_Up

Get/Set the state of the "Update on mouse up" checkbox in the Advanced Parameters rollout

<Skin>.wt_activeVertexSet Integer default: 0 -- integer; Active_Vertex_Set

Get/Set the index of the Active Vertex Set drop-down list in the Weight Table dialog.

0 - All Vertices

1 - Selected Vertices

2 - Selected Bone

<Skin>.wt_affectSelected Boolean default: false -- boolean; Affect_Selected

Get/Set the Weight Table Affect Selected mode. When set to true, the "Affect Selected" option will be selected in the drop-down list in the Weight Table dialog. When false, "Affect All Verts" will be selected instead. To see the drop-down list, Options>Show Global should be checked.

<Skin>.wt_attribLabelHeight Integer default: 1 -- integer; Attrib_Label_Height

Get/Set the Weight Table Height of the attribute labels.

<Skin>.wt_dragLeftRightMode Boolean default: true -- boolean; Drag_Left_Right_Mode

Get/Set the Weight Table Drag direction mode. When set to true, dragging the mouse left-right will increase/decrease the value. When false, dragging up/down will change the value.

<Skin>.wt_flipUI Boolean default: false -- boolean; Flip_UI

Get/Set the Weight Table UI Flip mode. When set to true, the bone names will be displayed at the left side. When false, the bone names will be displayed on top.

<Skin>.wt_fontSize Integer default: 14 -- integer; FontSize

Get/Set the Weight Table font size.

<Skin>.wt_markerColor Color default: (color 255 0 255) -- Marker_Color

Get/Set the Weight Table marker color.

<Skin>.wt_markerType Integer default: 6 -- integer; Marker_Type

Get/Set the Weight Table marker type.

<Skin>.wt_precision Float default: 0.01 -- float; Precision

Get/Set the Weight Table precision when dragging a field.

<Skin>.wt_shortenLabels Boolean default: true -- boolean; Shortern_Labels

When set to true, the Weight Table labels will be shortened.

<Skin>.wt_showAffectedBones Boolean default: false -- boolean; Show_Affected_Bones

Get/Set the Show Affected Bones mode state. When enabled, it will filter out any bones that do not have any influence on the currently displayed vertices.

<Skin>.wt_showAttributes Boolean default: true -- boolean; Show_Attributes

Get/Set the Show Attributes mode state. Corresponds to the item in the Weight Table’s Options menu. When set to true will show the vertex attribute in the window, when set to false will remove the vertex attribute from the window.

<Skin>.wt_showCopyPasteUI Boolean default: true -- boolean; Show_Copy_and_Paste_UI

Controls the visibility of the Copy and Paste buttons in the Weight Table UI.

<Skin>.wt_showExclusions Boolean default: false -- boolean; Show_Exclusions

Gets/Sets the visibility of the exclusion toggle boxes. Corresponds to the item in the Weight Table’s Options menu.

<Skin>.wt_showGlobal Boolean default: false -- boolean; Show_Global

Get/Set the Show Global mode state. Corresponds to the item in the Weight Table’s Options menu. When set to true the global fields will be shown. When set to false, the global fields will be hidden.

<Skin>.wt_showLocks Boolean default: false -- boolean; Show_Locks

Gets/Sets the visibility of the Locks toggle boxes. Corresponds to the item in the Weight Table’s Options menu.

<Skin>.wt_showMarker Boolean default: true -- boolean; Show_Weight_Table_Marker

Controls the marker visibility in the viewport for the selected vertices in the Weight Table.

<Skin>.wt_showMenu Boolean default: true -- boolean; Show_Menu

Controls the menu visibility. Takes effect after re-opening the Weight Table.

<Skin>.wt_showOptionsUI Boolean default: false -- boolean; Show_Options_UI

Controls the Options panel visibility of the Weight Table dialog. This is not exposed to the standard UI.

<Skin>.wt_showSetUI Boolean default: false -- boolean; Show_Set_Sets_UI

Controls the Vertex Selection sets panel visibility of the Weight Table dialog.

<Skin>.wt_tableY Integer default: 10 -- integer; Top_Border

Controls the Y position of the top of the Weight Table. In other words it defines the height of the additional options panel on top of the Weight Table dialog.

<Skin>.wt_updateOnMouseUp Boolean default: false -- boolean; Update_On_Mouse_Up

Controls the state of the "Update On Mouse Up" item the Weight Table’s Options menu. When set to true, the viewport and stack will be updated only when the mouse is released.

<Skin>.wt_winHeight Integer default: 500 -- integer; Height

Get/set the Weight Table’s window height. Setting takes effect after re-opening the Weight Table.

<Skin>.wt_winWidth Integer default: 800 -- integer; Width

Get/set the Weight Table’s window width. Setting takes effect after re-opening the Weight Table.

<Skin>.wt_winXPos Integer default: 0 -- integer; Xpos

Get/set the Weight Table’s window horizontal position in pixels relatively to the upper left corner of the Windows desktop. Setting takes effect after re-opening the Weight Table.

<Skin>.wt_winYPos Integer default: 0 -- integer; YPos

Get/set the Weight Table’s window vertical position in pixels relatively to the upper left corner of the Windows desktop. Setting takes effect after re-opening the Weight Table.

The following properties have been added to the Skin modifier in 3ds Max 6

<Skin>.mirrorPlane Integer default: 0 -- integer; Mirror_Plane

Get/Set the mirror plane axis. Possible values are:

0 - X (default)

1 - Y

2 - Z

<Skin>.mirrorOffset Float default: 0.0 -- float; Mirror_Offset

Get/Set the mirror offset value.

<Skin>.mirrorUseInitialTM BooleanClass default: true -- boolean; Use_Initial_TM

When set to true, the mirror will use the initial transformation matrix.

<Skin>.mirrorEnabled BooleanClass default: false -- boolean; Mirror_Enabled

When set to true, mirror mode will be enabled. Corresponds to the "Mirror Mode" checkbutton in the Skin Modifier's UI.

<Skin>.mirrorThreshold Float default: 0.5 -- float; Mirror_Threshold

Get/Set the mirror treshold value.

<Skin>.mirrorProjection Integer default: 0 -- integer; Mirror_Projection

Get/Set the mirror projection mode. Possible values are:

0 - Default Display

1 - Positive Direction

2 - Negative Direction

3 - None

<Skin>.manualUpdate BooleanClass default: false -- boolean; Manual_Update

Controls the state of the "Manual Update" checkbox in the Skin Modifier's UI, "Mirror Parameters" rollout.

<Skin>.mirrorFast BooleanClass default: true -- boolean; Fast_Engine

When set to false, disables the fast mirror mode.

<Skin>.ignoreBoneScale BooleanClass default: false -- boolean; Ignore_Bone_Scale

Controls the state of the "Ignore Bone Scale" checkbox in the "Advanced Parameters" rollout of the Skin Modifier's UI.

<Skin>.rightJustifyBoneText BooleanClass default: true -- boolean; Right_Justify_Bone_Names

When set to true (default), bone text in the Weight Table dialog will be right-justified.

The following property has been added to 3ds Max 6 but is not officially supported.

Use at your own risk:

 

<Skin>.paintBlendMode BooleanClass default:false

Lets you paint Skin weights in Blend mode when set to true.

 

The following properties have been added to the Skin modifier in 3ds Max 8

 

<Skin>.selectElement BooleanClass default: false -- boolean; Select_Element

Get/Set the state of the Select Element checkbox in the Select group of controls in the Parameters rollout.

<Skin>.backFaceCull BooleanClass default: true -- boolean; Backface_Cull

Get/Set the state of the Backface Cull Vertices checkbox in the Select group of controls in the Parameters rollout.

 

<Skin>.colorAllWeights BooleanClass default: false -- boolean; Shade_Weights

Get/Set the state of the Color All Weights checkbox in the Display rollout.

<Skin>.showHiddenVertices BooleanClass default: false -- boolean; Show_Hidden_Vertices

Get/Set the state of the Show Hidden vertices checkbox in the Display rollout.

 

<Skin>.animatableEnvelopes BooleanClass default: false -- boolean; Animatable_Envelopes

Get/Set the state of the Animatable Envelopes checkbox in the Advanced Parameters rollout.

<Skin>.weightAllVertices BooleanClass default: true -- boolean; Weight_All_Vertices

Get/Set the state of the Weight All vertices checkbox in the Advanced Parameters rollout.

<Skin>.clearZeroLimit Float default: 0.0 -- float; Clear_Zero_Weights_Limit

Get/Set the Remove Zero Limit value in the Advanced Parameters rollout.

 

<Skin>.weightColors ArrayParameter default: #([0.9,0,0], [0,0.9,0], [0,0,0.9], [0.9,0.9,0], [0,0.9,0.9], [0.9,0,0.9], [0.49,0,0], [0,0.49,0], [0,0,0.49], [0.49,0.49,0], [0,0.49,0.49], [0.9,0.49,0], [0,0.49,0.9], [0.49,0.9,0], [0,0.9,0.49], [0.49,0,0.49], [0.9,0,0.49], [0.49,0,0.9], [0.49,0.49,0.9], [0.9,0.49,0.49], [0.9,0.49,0.9], ...) -- point3 array; Weight_Colors

Get/Set the colors to be used to display the weights.

<Skin>.weightTool_scale Float default: 0.95 -- float; Scale

Get/Set the Weight Tool's scale value.

<Skin>.weightTool_tolerance Float default: 0.1 -- float; Tolerance

Get/Set the Weight Tool's tolerance value.

<Skin>.weightTool_weight Float default: 0.5 -- float; Weight

Get/Set the Weight Tool's weight value.

 

Methods

The following methods require that the Skin modifier be the displayed modifier in the Modify panel, and that the Modify panel is active.

skinOps.addbone <Skin> <Bone_node> <Update_integer>

Adds a bone to the current system.

For Update_integer, - 1 forces a complete update and redraw, 0 does not update the system. This allows you to add a bunch of bones to a system and then update once at the end.

skinOps.addBoneFromViewEnd <Skin>

Ends the addBoneFromViewStart command mode.

skinOps.addBoneFromViewStart <Skin>

Puts you in a command mode where you can select bones from the viewport by clicking on them. You can exit this mode by right clicking or calling addBoneFromViewEnd.

skinOps.addCrossSection <Skin> <BoneID_integer> <U_float> <InnerRadius_float> <OuterRadius_float>

Adds a cross section to the bone whose index matches BoneID_integer. U_float, which ranges from 0.0-1.0, defines where along the bone to add the cross-section.

skinOps.addCrossSection <Skin> <U_float>

Adds a cross section to the current selected bone. The inner and outer radii are computed based on the neighboring cross sections. U_float, which ranges from 0.0-1.0, defines where along the bone to add the cross-section.

skinOps.addCrossSection <Skin> <U_float> <InnerRadius_float> <OuterRadius_float>

Adds a cross section to the current selected bone. U_float, which ranges from 0.0-1.0, defines where along the bone to add the cross-section.

skinOps.bakeSelectedVerts <Skin>

Bake the selected vertices.

skinOps.buttonAdd <Skin>

Presses the add bone button.

skinOps.buttonAddCrossSection <Skin>

Presses the add cross section button.

skinOps.buttonAddGizmo <Skin>

Presses the add gizmo button in the gizmo rollout.

skinOps.buttonCopyGizmo <Skin>

Presses the copy gizmo button in the gizmo rollout.

skinOps.buttonExclude <Skin>

Presses the exclude vertices button.

skinOps.buttonInclude <Skin>

Presses the include vertices button.

skinOps.buttonPaint <Skin>

Presses the paint button.

skinOps.buttonPasteGizmo <Skin>

Presses the paste gizmo button in the gizmo rollout.

skinOps.buttonRemove <Skin>

Presses the remove bone button.

skinOps.buttonRemoveCrossSection <Skin>

Presses the remove cross section button.

skinOps.buttonRemoveGizmo <Skin>

Presses the remove gizmo button in the gizmo rollout.

skinOps.buttonSelectExcluded <Skin>

Presses the select excluded vertices button.

skinOps.buttonWeightTable <Skin>

Brings up the Skin Weight Table for the specified modifier.

skinOps.copySelectedBone <Skin>

Copies current selected bone properties to the copy buffer.

skinOps.enableGizmo <Skin> <GizmoID_integer> <Enable_bool>

Enables/disables the gizmo type whose index equals GizmoID_integer.

skinOps.GetBoneName <Skin> <bone_integer> <nameflag_index>

Returns the name of the indexed bone as a string. where nameflag_index can be 0 or 1. If nameflag_index = 0 the node that holds the transform for this bone is returned; = 1 the name that exists in the list box is returned. If a Bones system is used for the Skin bones, the transform for a bone is held by its parent.

skinOps.getBonePropEnvelopeVisible <Skin> <BoneID_integer>

Returns the bone visibility parameter of the bone. 0 is invisible, 1 is visible.

skinOps.getBonePropFalloff <Skin> <BoneID_integer>

Returns the falloff parameter of the bone.

1 - linear

2 - sinual

3 - fast out

4 - slow out

skinOps.getBonePropRelative <Skin> <BoneID_integer>

Gets the relative property of the bone. It returns 1 if relative or 0 is absolute.

skinOps.GetCrossSectionU <Skin> <BoneID_integer> <CrossSectionID_integer>

Gets the U value from the specified bone and cross section

skinOps.getCurrentSelectGizmoType <Skin>

Returns the current selected gizmo type.

skinOps.GetEndPoint <Skin> <BoneID_integer>

Returns a point3 which is the end point of the bone.

skinOps.GetInnerRadius <Skin> <bone_integer> <CrossSectionID_integer>

Returns the inner cross section radius for the specified bone and cross section.

skinOps.GetNumberBones <Skin>

Returns the number of bones in the system.

skinOps.getNumberCrossSections <Skin> <bone_integer>

Returns the number of cross sections for the specified bone.

skinOps.getNumberOfGizmos <Skin>

Returns the number of gizmos.

skinOps.getNumberOfGizmoTypes <Skin>

Returns the number of gizmo types.

skinOps.GetNumberVertices <Skin>

Returns the number of vertices for the object the Skin modifier is applied to.

skinOps.GetOuterRadius <Skin> <bone_integer> <CrossSectionID_integer>

Returns the outer cross section radius for the specified bone and cross section.

skinOps.GetSelectedBone <Skin>

Returns the index of the current selected bone in the Bone list.

skinOps.getSelectedBonePropEnvelopeVisible <Skin>

Returns the bone visibility parameter of the current selected bone. 0 is invisible, 1 is visible.

skinOps.getSelectedBonePropFalloff <Skin>

Returns the falloff parameter of the current selected bone:

1 - linear

2 - sinual

3 - fast out

4 - slow out

skinOps.getSelectedBonePropRelative <Skin>

Gets the relative property of the current selected bone. It returns 1 if relative or 0 is absolute.

skinOps.getSelectedGizmo <Skin>

Returns the current selected gizmo.

skinOps.GetStartPoint <Skin> <BoneID_integer>

Returns a point3 which is the start point of the bone.

skinOps.GetVertexWeight <Skin> <vertex_integer> <vertex_bone_integer>

Returns the influence of the Nth bone affecting the specified vertex.

skinOps.GetVertexWeightBoneID <Skin> <vertex_integer> <vertex_bone_integer>

Returns the system bone index of the Nth bone affecting the specified vertex.

skinOps.GetVertexWeightCount <Skin> <vertex_integer>

Returns the number of bones influencing the specified vertex.

skinOps.Invalidate <Skin> <integer>

Invalidates the Skin’s internal cache, forcing it to recompute all the data. The integer parameter is not used, but should be passed when calling the method.

skinOps.isBoneSelected <Skin> <BoneID_integer>

Returns 1 if the bone is selected, otherwise 0.

skinOps.isRigidHandle <Skin> <handle_integer>

Returns true if the handle is rigid, false otherwise.

skinOps.isRigidVertex <Skin> <vertex_integer>

Returns true if the vertex is rigid, false otherwise. A rigid vertex will only be weighted to one bone.

skinOps.isUnNormalizeVertex <Skin> <vertex_integer>

Returns true if the vertex is unnormalized, false if it is normalized. A normalized vertex’ weights will sum up to 1.

skinOps.IsVertexModified <Skin> <vertex_integer>

Returns 1 if the vertex has been modified, 0 if it has not been modified. A modified vertex is vertex that has been weighted by hand or painting, an unmodified vertex weight depends solely on the envelopes.

skinOps.IsVertexSelected <Skin> <vertex_integer>

Returns 1 if the vertex is selected, 0 if it is not selected.

skinOps.loadEnvelope <Skin> [<filename_string>]

If the optional filename_string is supplied, loads the envelopes from the file supplied. If not, opens the load envelopes dialog.

skinOps.loadEnvelopeAsASCII <Skin>

Loads the envelopes to the file supplied

skinOps.multiRemove <Skin>

Brings up a list box where the user can delete multiple bones instead of one at a time.

skinOps.paintOptionsButton <Skin>

Presses the Paint Options button and opens the Paint Options dialog.

Example:

skinOps.paintOptionsButton $.skin

skinOps.paintWeightsButton <Skin>

Presses the Weights button and enters the Paint Weights mode.

skinOps.pasteToAllBones <Skin>

Pastes the copy buffer to all the bones.

skinOps.pasteToBone <Skin> <BoneID_int>

Pastes the copy buffer to bone id supplied.

skinOps.pasteToSelectedBone <Skin>

Pastes the copy buffer to the current selected bone.

skinOps.removebone <Skin>

Removes the current selected bone from the bones system.

skinOps.removebone <Skin> <BoneID_integer>

Removes the BoneID from the bones system.

skinOps.RemoveCrossSection $<Skin>

Removes the current selected cross section from the current selected bone.

skinOps.RemoveCrossSection <Skin> <BoneID_integer> <CrossSectionID_integer>

Removes a particular cross-section from a particular bone.

skinOps.ReplaceVertexWeights <Skin> <vertex_integer> \

( <vertex_bone_integer> | <vertex_bone_array> ) \

( <weight_float> | <weight_array> )

Sets the influence of the specified bone(s) to the specified vertex. Any influence weights for the bone(s) that are not specified are erased. If the bones and weights are specified as arrays, the arrays must be of the same size.

skinOps.resetAllBones <Skin>

Resets all bones.

skinOps.resetSelectedBone <Skin>

Resets the current selected bone.

skinOps.resetSelectedVerts <Skin>

Resets the current selected vertices.

skinOps.rigidHandle <Skin> <handle_integer>

Sets the specified handle as rigid. A rigid handle vertex will have the same weight as the knot that owns it.

skinOps.rigidVertex <Skin> <vertex_integer>

Sets the specified vertex as rigid. A rigid vertex will only be weighted to one bone.

skinOps.saveEnvelope <Skin> [<filename_string>]

If the optional filename_string is not supplied, opens the save envelopes dialog. If the optional filename_string is supplied, saves the envelopes to the file supplied.

skinOps.saveEnvelopeAsASCII <Skin> [<filename_string>]

If the optional filename_string is not supplied, opens the save envelopes dialog. If the optional filename_string is supplied, saves the envelopes to the file supplied as ASCII text file.

skinOps.SelectBone <Skin> <bone_integer>

Selects the specified bone in the Bone list.

skinOps.selectCrossSection <Skin> <CrossSectionID_integer> <Inner_Outer_integer>

Selects a cross section on the current selected bone.

For Inner_Outer_integer, 0 is the inner envelope 1 is the outer envelope.

skinOps.selectEndPoint <Skin>

Selects the start point of the envelope the current selected bone.

skinOps.selectGizmo <Skin> <gizmoID_int>

Desc - this function selects the gizmo who index equals gizmoID.

skinOps.selectGizmoType <Skin> <gizmoTypeID_int>

Selects the gizmo type whose index equals gizmoTypeID.

skinOps.selectNextBone <Skin>

Selects the next bone in the bone list.

skinOps.selectPreviousBone <Skin>

Selects the next bone in the bone list.

skinOps.selectStartPoint <Skin>

Selects the end point of the envelope of the current selected bone.

skinOps.SelectVertices <Skin> \

( <vertex_integer> | <vertex_array > | <<vertex_bitarray> )

Selects the specified vertices.

skinOps.setBonePropEnvelopeVisible <Skin> <BoneID_integer> <Visible_integer>

Sets the bone visibility parameter of the bone whose index matches BoneID_integer.

For Visible_integer, 0 is visible, 1 is invisible when not selected.

skinOps.setBonePropFalloff <Skin> <BoneID_integer> <Falloff_integer>

Sets the falloff parameter of the bone.

For Faloff_integer, the fall off of the bone is:

1 - linear

2 - sinual

3 - fast out

4 - slow out

skinOps.setBonePropRelative <Skin> <BoneID_integer> <Relative_integer>

Sets the relative property of the bone whose index matches BoneID_integer.

For Relative_integer, 0 is absolute and 1 is relative.

skinOps.SetCrossSectionU <Skin> <BoneID_integer> <CrossSectionID_integer> <U_float>

Sets the U value from the specified bone and cross section.

skinOps.SetEndPoint <Skin> <BoneID_integer> <EndPointPos_point3>

Sets the end point of the specified bone.

skinOps.SetInnerRadius <Skin> \

<bone_integer> <CrossSectionID_integer> <Radius_float>

Sets the inner cross section radius for the specified bone and cross section.

skinOps.SetOuterRadius <Skin> \

<bone_integer> <CrossSectionID_integer> <Radius_float>

Sets the outer cross section radius for the specified bone and cross section.

skinOps.setSelectedBonePropEnvelopeVisible <Skin> <Visible_integer>

Sets the bone visibility parameter of the current selected bone.

For Visible_integer, 0 = visible, 1 = invisible when not selected

skinOps.setSelectedBonePropFalloff <Skin> <Falloff_integer>

Sets the falloff parameter of the current selected bone.

The falloff_integer sets the fall off of the bone:

1 - linear

2 - sinual

3 - fast out

4 - slow out

skinOps.setSelectedBonePropRelative <Skin> <Relative_integer>

Sets the relative property of the current selected bone.

For relative_integer, 0 is relative mode, 1 is absolute mode.

skinOps.SetStartPoint <Skin> <BoneID_integer> <EndPointPos_point3>

Sets the start point of the specified bone

skinOps.SetVertexWeights <Skin> <vertex_integer> \

( <vertex_bone_integer> | <vertex_bone_array> ) \

( <weight_float> | <weight_array> )

Sets the influence of the specified bone(s) to the specified vertex. Any influence weights for the bone(s) that are not specified are retained. If the bones and weights are specified as arrays, the arrays must be of the same size.

skinOps.unNormalizeVertex <Skin> <vertex_integer> <boolean>

new.gif Unnormalizes the specified vertex. A normalized vertex’ weights will sum up to 1.

skinOps.ZoomToBone <Skin> <All_boolean>

Zooms the active or all views to the selected bone. If All_boolean is true, then all views are zoomed.

skinOps.ZoomToGizmo <Skin> <All_boolean>

Zooms the active or all views to the selected gizmo. If All_boolean is true, then all views are zoomed.

skinOps.pasteAllBones <SkinModifier> <Bool>

This method will paste all bones across the mirror plane going in the direction defined by the Bool parameter - if true, it pastes from blue to green, otherwise from green to blue.

skinOps.pasteAllVerts <SkinModifier> <Bool>

This method will paste all vertices across the mirror plane going in the direction defined by the Bool parameter - if true, it pastes from blue to green, otherwise from green to blue.

skinOps.SetWeight <Skin> <weight_float>

new.gif Sets the weight of the selected vertices in the specified Skin modifier to the given floating point weight value.

skinOps.WeightTool <Skin>

new.gif Opens the Weight Tool of the specified Skin modifier.

skinOps.isWeightToolOpen <Skin>

new.gif Returns 1 if the Weight Tool of the specified Skin modifier is open, 0 if it is closed.

skinOps.closeWeightTool <Skin>

new.gif Closes the Weight Tool of the specified Skin modifier if it is already open.

 

Note

If deferred plug-in loading is enabled, an instance of the Skin modifier must be created before these methods will be visible. This is because these methods are defined in the Skin modifier plug-in.

Related Interfaces

Interface: SkinPose

Interface: SkinUtils

See also

Bulge_Angle_Deformer : ReferenceTarget

Joint_Angle_Deformer : ReferenceTarget

Morph_Angle_Deformer : ReferenceTarget

Modifier Common Properties, Operators, and Methods

MAXWrapper Common Properties, Operators, and Methods

Value Common Properties, Operators, and Methods