Odd pose behavior

I've asked a ton of questions this weekend, mostly because I've decided to dump Poser as a main 3D app due to how it's far less user friendly for me and Daz seems to have a better feature set.

Anyway - when I pose a genesis figure sometimes fingers and toes distort as shown below. How can I fix this if going to the offending limb/appendage parameters tab and setting to zero and/or the pose for those items setting to zero does not return them to zero?

If I reset the entire character's pose to zero, this of course works, but I'd like to learn how to use a pose that turns ugly and fix the distortions if possible.

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  • edited December 1969

    Wow, I'm not sure what happened, but now every time I pose the eyes and feet are horribly messed up and I can reset the eyes, but not the feet. It does this with Genesis and V4/M4 figures.

    Any ideas how to fix?

  • Richard HaseltineRichard Haseltine Posts: 43,455
    edited December 1969

    I'm surprised it's happening with V4 and M4, assuming you mean the actual figures and not the Genesis shapes, but it's a known issue when using older poses on Genesis. Adamr001 has a free reset script to fix it.

  • Wiccan1Wiccan1 Posts: 198
    edited December 1969

    Here is a link to all his scripts. http://www.daz3d.com/forums/discussion/306/ :)

  • edited June 2012

    Thanks for the links to Adam's script although this doesn't seem to be able to resolve my pose issue. Got any other ideas to prevent/fix this weirdness with Genesis and Daz 4.5 RC 2?

    UPDATE: I have tried to look at every setting and make sure nothing on the figure is locked or pointing to another object in the scene. What I have verified is:

    - This only occurs with the Genesis feet, nothing else
    - This does not occur with V4
    - If I manually grab and drag at the legs/feet/shins while figure is in a T pose, or any pose, the feet seem to appear to be locked to some point on the grid where when moved they begin to distort, as if they are following something else.
    - No amount of unlocking, or resetting to zero appears to help.
    - This began in 4.0.x and installing RC2 did not resolve.


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  • edited December 1969

    Another example:

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  • Richard HaseltineRichard Haseltine Posts: 43,455
    edited December 1969

    I can't match this behaviour - can you give some example poses, preferably ones that are part of a standard package or are free?

  • edited December 1969

    It's the strangest thing. If you try to move the figure from a T pose with with or without IK enabled, say you grab the foot and move it in circles, it will begin to distort the feet only as you move it away from the T pose position. It's as if something has them locked.

    So a simple drag and move does it and any base pose will do it. I don't have any other poses but the freebiesI've gotten from the CG website and Adam T's website, but either a pose or just a grab and move does it.

  • Richard HaseltineRichard Haseltine Posts: 43,455
    edited December 1969

    I'm not seeing this with simply dragging. Which tool are you using?

  • edited December 1969

    I've found a work around. In another thread you taught me how to save a char preset so I did that and loaded a new genesis figure and applied the preset and saved to a DUF file and it's all fixed on the new loads. Thanks for all the help Richard! Case closed. :)

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