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Motion Skeleton.Best of both worlds?

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MikeM

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Hello all,

Here is the situation. I have created a motion skeleton with mechanisms similar to the tutorial in,
http://www.ptc.com/cs/cs_23/howto/apm5903/apm5903.htm
to define my articulation, turning radius, and oscillation. I can easily manipulate the model with the Mechanism snapshot tool, one of the great assets for this type of skeleton. Here is the kink in the system. I would like to drive this motion from both Mechanism and have the flexibility to drive it from a traditional layout file for fine tuning and incremental changes.

Has anyone ever set up a model similar to this situation, where you can drive the motion from a layout file and Mechanism? Is there a way to set a relation that will, for example, allow a plane to float between 45deg and -45 deg without having a set value (so I can drive the motion from MDX) and also have the ability to define it from a layout file. This would give the best of both worlds to define the motion.

Thanks for any and all input.
MikeM
 
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MikeM

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enhancement request

Per PTC response.

This is reference to your technical support call regarding Pro/MECHANISM joint positions in layouts. Currently, Pro/MECHANISM connections do not create any variables for use in a layout.

:mad:
 

pema8454

New member
Hi:

How is your design going? I am looking for a movable skeletion program to increace my understanding of human body. Or you know any program that I can find online?
 

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