How to use Alembic in this workflow?
Posted: 03 August 2019 01:51 AM   [ Ignore ]  
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Hi there,

(I’m new here so apologise in advanced if this is posted incorrectly)

Is it possible to use animated Alembic files instead of baking keyframes? Seems like it would be a no-brainer, there are beautifully relevant attribute controls on the alembic object… but i can’t seem to make it work.

Cheers smile Nathan

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Posted: 03 August 2019 02:37 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 1 ]  
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Hi Nathan,

You were right, the post was in a forum that should be only used with the Help button below the tutorials. Not a problem at all, as I can move it quickly.

As a side note, the attachment system is broken at the moment, I will send (PM) you an upload link for the image, or a scene file (reduced to the needed minimum, no 3rd party parts please!)  Whereby I prefer scene files, images are typically not that informative.

If you use a cloud service, to keep it safe, I click only on DropBox (preferred) or Amazon, Google, Adobe or Apple services.

Here is a tutorial that might answer your questions:
https://www.cineversity.com/vidplaytut/new_in_cinema_4d_r19_alembic_exchange_enhancements

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Posted: 04 August 2019 04:30 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 2 ]  
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Hi Dr Sassi, thanks for your reply. My post was intended to be connected to the video as my question was specifically related. I attempted several times to respond yesterday, but the forum software was broken. Things seem to be up and running again and I just wanted to thank you for your time in replying. Anyway, regarding my issue: I discovered it very easy to simply bake alembic object and am working with the baked keyframes without issue- so no longer need to use the alembic object directly.

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Posted: 04 August 2019 05:28 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 3 ]  
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Thanks, Nathan, for the extra information.

Perhaps just go to the tutorial and use the Help button, so we start freshly over with the question. I really don’t know which tutorial you have in mind.

As a side note
https://www.cineversity.com/forums/viewthread/475/

I hope you have no trouble, sorry that the forum’s software is weird at the moment.

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