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Creating a Realistic Animated Cable/Rope/Flex
Added on: Tue Dec 04 2001
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Make sure that the Mouse doesn't intercept the desktop at all.

Create a Ngon (Create/shapes) in one of the side viewports. Give it 3 sides to create an equilateral triangle.

Extrude the triangle to the length required for the wire. Increase the segments so that they form fairly square faces. This will ensure that the wire can bends tightly (if required.

Move and rotate the extruded shape into the position required. (ie. ajoining the mouse) NB: Do not place the end of the wire intercepting the mouse as this we be dectected in the simulation and seen as an error.

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