cgmToolbox Release | 2020.3

Latest release of the cgmToolbox.

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Major focuses for this release:

Change Notes

  • CGM MENU | major reorganization. Looking for feedback
    • Resorted a bunch of stuff 2.1
    • Select (2.3)
      • Added Constraints as an option(2.3)
    • NEW MENU | Query ( 2.6)
  • Tools
    • POSTFILTERS
      • NEW | added translate to setups (2.5)
    • ANIMATE
      • NEW | Added moduleVis focus toggling (2.6)
    • BUILDER |
      • Iterated on pre-check setup. Added skeletonize check(2.3)
      • Added first pass on post rig reports
    • SCENE
      • Before batch files will send all prechecks must pass now (2.4)
      • Added export sets sub menu (2.4)
      • Added dropbox clean up utils ( 2.4)
      • Top menus changed to build once to be faster (2.4)
      • New Utils Menu and added skinDat (2.7)
  • SKINDAT
    • uiBuildMenu | call for building skinDat menu to expand on going forward (2.7)
    • exportDat/importDat | first passes (2.7)
  • ATTR|
    • get_message | updated to better handle attribute message setup (2.2)
    • multi_append | new call as a possible replacement for msgLists when index doesn’t matter (2.3)
    • connect | added children wiring ability (2.4)
  • SCENEUTILS
    • find_tmpFiles | added endMatch filter to find ‘_batch.py’ files for cleaning.(2.4)
    • Various setting calls | factored out for Scene update (2.7)
  • MAYASETTINGS
    • frameRate_set | added fixFractionalSider to make it not have fractional timeline or slider by default when you change the setting
  • CURVES
    • getUSplitList | bug fix for split logic
  • BLOCKS
    • GENERAL
      • Added proxy vis wiring to the module visibility, this will aid a lot in just working with certain parts of your rigs
      • Changed how facial modules wire rig joints to main, parent from point/orient because of scale issues ( 2.6)
    • HANDLE
      • Cog handles now get dynParent space setup(2.4)
    • SEGMENT
      • Bug fix for loft aimers (2.4)
      • Added parentToDriver setup(2.6)
      • Added a precheck for a build fail state (2.6)
    • BROW
      • Better prerig surface tracking (2.2)
      • Facial define handle sizing (2.4)
      • Split brow has sided main controls (2.6)
    • MUZZLE
      • Supports even lip joint count now (2.3)
      • Reworked sizing for prerig (2.3)
      • Facial define handle sizing (2.4)
    • EYE
      • Facial define handle sizing (2.4)
      • New error prechecks for aiming ball and attachSurface iris/pupil (2.4)
      • Support for even lid joint counts added(2.6)
      • Added way to tie lid split closer to corners as new attribute – preLidStartSplit (2.6)
      • Added clamSimple setup for better scaling round eye (2.6)

MRS

  • General
    • Polish, bug fixing
    • Prechecks going before builds implemented to save time
    • First pass on post rig reports
  • EYE |
    • New clam eye lid setup
  • Facial Blocks | Define handle sizing interactivity
  • Proxy Module Vis

Bear proxy built in 2.6 with secondary animation from our post filter tool.

 

Tool Demos

Built on a MRS Pipeline over two weeks for a game jam.

Next Release

  • MRS | Refining block building workflow
  • Depreciating legacy tools and libraries and moving those to a branch for those wanting those tools
  • Tools | Joystick/ Controller setup

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Josh Burton

[MRS Project Lead | CG Monks] Josh is an animator turned TD who hails from Oklahoma, pre-undergrad in the Marine Corps, animation basics at Savannah College of Art and Design, cut his teeth in gaming and commercials before co-founding CG Monks and more recently the CG Monastery. The Morpheus Rigging System is a culmination of years of R&D and he is now thrilled to see what users can create, collaborate and expand on with this open source MRS platform.