Using Profiles for Bodies and Constraints

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The Physics Asset EditorNEW! enables you to create your own ProfilesNEW! that can be used to assign Physical Animation settings to Bodies and Constraint settings to Constraints .

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Use the sections below to learn how to create, delete, create and unassign your own profiles:

Create and Assign a Profile

To create and assign a profile, follow these steps:

  1. Select a body or constraint from the Skeleton Tree.

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  2. In the Profiles tab, click the New button next to the type of profile you want to create; Physical Animation or Constraint. Then under the Current Profile in the text box, give your profile a name to reference it later.

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    When profiles are created, they are initialized "empty" meaning they use default settings.

  3. Use the Graph or Skeleton Tree to select the bodies or constraints you want to assign to a profile.

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    The Graph for the selected body.

    Then in the Profiles tab, set the Current Profile to the one you want to use and click Assign. The selected nodes will change from shaded to their fill color.

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    The selected nodes will change to use their fill color indicating they are assigned this profile, while the other Body node (shaded) is not.

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  4. In the Details panel for the selected body, the currently assigned profile will be indicated, and you can adjust the properties for the type of profile you're creating.

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    A Physical Animation profile is assigned to this selected Body.

Unassigning a Profile

To Unassign a body or constraint from a profile, follow these steps:

  1. Select a body or constraint from the Skeleton Tree that you want to edit.

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  2. In the Profiles tab, set the Current Profile to the one you want to edit. Use the arrow drop-down to select the assigned profile, if needed.

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    In the Graph, the nodes assigned to the selected profile will have their fill color and not be shaded.

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  3. With the nodes selected that you want to disassociate from a profile, click the Unassign button in the Profiles tab.

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    After doing so, the selected nodes will become shaded for the currently selected profile since none in the graph are using it.

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Deleting a Profile

To Delete a profile, follow these steps:

  1. In the Profiles tab, use the arrow drop-down to select the Current Profile to the one you want to remove.

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    The bottom part of the drop-down lists all created profiles.

  2. Click the Delete button to remove it from the list of available profiles.

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