Generates dynamic rope setup from spline. c4d python plugin.
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HoRope

Cinema 4D Python Plugin

Python script based plugin that generates setup for animating dynamic ropes.
Tested on CINEMA 4D R18 and R19

Installation

Clone the project or download the zip file and extract it into the Maxon plugins directory.
Make sure to preserve folder information while unzipping.

  • Windows: C:\Program Files\MAXON\CINEMA 4D R...\plugins\
  • MacOS: /Applications/MAXON/CINEMA 4D R.../plugins/

Help and notes

Create HoRope object.
Place your spline under HoRope object.
Play with settings.
Make it editable to use setup with dynamics.

HoRope uses only one segment of a spline.
You can select multiple splines and click HoRope button holding "ALT" to generate multiple ropes.

If you whant your rope behaves more stable:
In Project settings>Dynamics>Expert

  • set Steps per frame to 20 or higher
  • set Maximum Solver iterations per step to 20 or higher
  • set error treshold to 3% or less

Contacts

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Pasha.kho
Gmail: pashahomenko@gmail.com
Vimeo: https://vimeo.com/pashaho

License

MIT License

Copyright (c) 2018 Pasha Ho

Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a copy of this software and associated documentation files (the "Software"), to deal in the Software without restriction, including without limitation the rights to use, copy, modify, merge, publish, distribute, sublicense, and/or sell copies of the Software, and to permit persons to whom the Software is furnished to do so, subject to the following conditions:

The above copyright notice and this permission notice shall be included in all copies or substantial portions of the Software.

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