I wanted to create a rig and animate my character using kinefx.
It is a standard to use gimbal mode for animation and it works perfectly fine for bones on the object level.
When I try to use gimbal mode in kinefx rigpose node it doesn't work as expected:
1. Rotating one axis in gimbal mode shall modify the rotation values of the field for only this particular axis, yet all values are modified, which leads to horrible animation curves.
2. When you make a gimbal lock for a parent joint the child's joint inherits exactly the same transformation gizmo in gimbal mode, which is very confusing.
3. When creating joints with a skeleton node it seems like child joints' local transforms are not zeroed out, which again is super confusing as you do not have full freedom of movement for freshly created joints.
Am I missing something here? Perhaps I shouldn't use gimbal mode with kinefx? But then how shall I animate my skeleton having full control over it and not having some random flipping issues?
None of the above mentioned issues happen in object-level rigs.
If anyone has some answers on how to use kinefx for manual animation (not retargeting) I will be glad to learn about it.
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