With this function you can change the degrees of freedom of the movement of parts in Halocline Performance. The vertical direction and the two orthogonal horizontal directions are available.
This means, for example, that you can specify that an object does not move in the vertical direction, so that it cannot fall down or be lifted up.
Menu > Beta > Movement constraints
Once you have selected a single part, you can select the Movement Constraints function from the menu. It appears a gizmo similar to the adjust tool. This shows the coordinate system of the part with the three directions of movement. By clicking on one of these directions, you can disable or enable the part's mobility for use in Halocline Performance for the selected direction. In Halocline Performance, the object will then no longer be able to move in that direction.
Tips & Tricks
By constraining the vertical direction you can simulate a moving object like a shopping cart.
If you also constrain another axis, you can simulate the movement of a part on a conveyor belt or a drawer.
- You can constrain only the three local axes of a part. If you rotate the part in Halocline Layout, the direction of the constrained axes will also rotate. Note: Moving the object in Halocline Performance has no effect on the axes.
- Constraining other directions is not possible.
- If you have multiple parts selected, you cannot activate the constraint tool.
- Connecting parts with motion constraints removes the constraints.
- It is not possible to combine several parts with movement constraints, e.g. a mobile cart with a drawer.