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Cinema 4D Beginner's Guide by Jen Rizzo

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Effectors

Effectors are, very simply, invisible objects in Cinema 4D that influence the behavior of other objects. The easiest way to learn how they work is to dive right in, so let's get started!

Effectors

With your cloner object selected (and set back to Grid Array, if you've been experimenting with the different modes), navigate to MoGraph | Effector | Random as shown in the previous screenshot. You should see all of the clones move in random directions! If you did not select the cloner before creating an effector, they will not be automatically linked. If the clones were unaffected, select the cloner, switch to the Effectors tab, and drag the Random effector ...

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