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matAnim - animate material UVs, Colors, Strengths, Displacements, Bumps
Posted: 05 April 2013 04:51 AM   [ Ignore ]
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————-; download & manual——— https://sites.google.com/site/mcasualsdazscripts/matanim

an old script which worked well as long as you dealt with single-material objects

but yesterday i was trying to animate what you see below, and i realized there was a bug in matAnim

other things you can do with it are shown on the script’s web page

 

 

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Posted: 04 September 2014 10:06 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 1 ]
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Casual - 05 April 2013 04:51 AM

————-; download & manual——— https://sites.google.com/site/mcasualsdazscripts/matanim

an old script which worked well as long as you dealt with single-material objects

but yesterday i was trying to animate what you see below, and i realized there was a bug in matAnim

other things you can do with it are shown on the script’s web page

 

Sorry about digging up this old post, but I wanted to ask you something about the script.
There are a way to make it “permanent”?
I mean, everytime I need to animate a material I load the script, adjust the options and everything goes good.
But I need to do it everytime I open the scene!
I work on animations and often I use the same “stage” to save up some time… If the mat’s animations is saved along the others it will be very good!

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Posted: 04 September 2014 10:59 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 2 ]
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was a duplicate post

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Posted: 04 September 2014 10:59 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 3 ]
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ImagoPictures - 04 September 2014 10:06 AM

Sorry about digging up this old post, but I wanted to ask you something about the script.
There are a way to make it “permanent”?
I mean, everytime I need to animate a material I load the script, adjust the options and everything goes good.
But I need to do it everytime I open the scene!
I work on animations and often I use the same “stage” to save up some time… If the mat’s animations is saved along the others it will be very good!

oh i didn’t know about that one

i’ll test it right now, in DS 4.6


yesterday/today i posted an update for mcjJet it also uses material animation

if you didn’t see it,——>  http://www.daz3d.com/forums/viewthread/21263/P45/#673336


since i needed to give a friend a particle effect built with mcjJet

i wrote but did not publish a tool to save animated materials as a daz script


so, very soon ( like today ) i may post that tool in this forum

maybe i’ll make a separate version for matAnim’s animations

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fig 1 - animating the texture tiling vertical offset between 0 and 1 over 12 frames, linear interpolation—the vertical texture tiling size is 1/12 or 0.86666667

fig 2 - the film strip built using virtualDub and imageMagic

virtualdub to extract the 12 images in the original nyan cat gif

and this batch file to assemble a film strip

c:\imagemagick\montage Nyan*.jpg -geometry 200x200+0+0  -tile 1x12 nyanstrip.jpg 


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oh, indeed the animation is lost on exit !

i’m almost certain this didn’t happen for Daz Studio 1, 2, 3

thinking ....

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Posted: 04 September 2014 09:29 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 4 ]
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ImagoPictures - 04 September 2014 10:06 AM

.....  mat’s animations is saved along the others it will be very good!

when its ready i will post the script here : http://www.daz3d.com/forums/viewthread/46023/

a script to save the MatAnim and mcjJet material animations as Daz Scripts ( similar to pose presets )

 

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Posted: 05 September 2014 02:13 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 5 ]
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Oh, thanks very much! cheese
McjJet is’t a life-saver too! The new options seem to be exactly what I need!

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Posted: 07 September 2014 11:50 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 6 ]
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ImagoPictures - 05 September 2014 02:13 AM

Oh, thanks very much! cheese
McjJet is’t a life-saver too! The new options seem to be exactly what I need!

hope it works well smile

https://sites.google.com/site/mcasualsdazscripts4/mcjanimatsave

lets say it’s vaguely in Beta testing

 

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Posted: 08 September 2014 01:36 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 7 ]
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Casual - 07 September 2014 11:50 PM
ImagoPictures - 05 September 2014 02:13 AM

Oh, thanks very much! cheese
McjJet is’t a life-saver too! The new options seem to be exactly what I need!

hope it works well smile

https://sites.google.com/site/mcasualsdazscripts4/mcjanimatsave

lets say it’s vaguely in Beta testing

 

It works way better than I expected! Thank very much!
Great work as always! wink

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