BCS - BlendShape Combination System

Manual

Note: Work-In-Progress Version

Last Modified: August 07, 2016


Quick Table of Contents

Full Table of Contents

1. Introduction
1.1 Overview
1.2 Online Resources
1.3 About this Manual
2. Installation
3. Getting Started
3.1 First Steps
3.2 Inbetweens
3.3 Using Mirror Geometry
3.4 Tweaking the Left-Right Separation
3.5 Miscellaneous Hints
4. The BCS Philosophy
4.1 About this Chapter
4.2 Overview
4.3 Considerations for Modeling DataPoints
4.4 Considerations for Inbetweens
4.5 DataPoint-Management
4.6 Making Use of the ACS
4.7 Notes About the Example Setup
5. How the System Works
5.1 Introduction
5.2 Weights and DataPoints
5.3 Inbetween Basics: WeightPositions
5.4 WeightPosition Layers
5.5 WeightPosition Interpolations
5.6 WeightPositionGroups
5.7 The Automatic Left-Right Separation
6. UI Reference
6.1 UI Overview
6.2 Weight List
6.3 DataPoint List
6.4 UI Settings
6.5 BCS Settings
6.6 Weight Settings
6.7 Create Weight/WPos
6.8 Data Point Snapshots
6.9 Data Point Info
6.10 Data Point Settings
6.11 Falloff Settings
6.12 Create Data Point
6.13 Create BCS Options
6.14 Menus

Additional Tools

7. Mirror Geometry
7.1 Overview
7.2 UI Reference
7.3 FAQs
8. Paint Deform
8.1 Overview
8.2 Quick Start
8.3 UI Reference
8.4 The PaintDeform Marking Menu
8.5 FAQs
9. Rotate Deltas
9.1 Overview
9.2 Quick Start
9.3 UI Reference
9.4 FAQs
10. Toggle View
10.1 Overview
10.2 Installation
10.3 Quick Start
10.4 UI Reference
10.5 FAQs

Developer Resources

11. MEL Commands
11.1 DPK_bcs
11.2 DPK_eval
11.3 DPK_listUI
11.4 DPK_mirrorGeo
12. Node Reference
12.1 DPK_bcs

Appendices

A. FAQs
A.1 General
A.2 Typical Issues and Problems
A.3 Plugin/Node/Command
A.4 How To…
B. Advanced DataPoint Theory
C. Glossary

Acknowledgements