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Cinema 4D Beginner's Guide by Jen Rizzo

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Time for action – linking properties with Set Driver and Set Driven

One of the main strengths of XPresso is a simple, straight-forward approach to linking properties between multiple objects. We've used instances and cloners in the past to duplicate objects in order to be able to modify them as a group, but XPresso gives us the unique ability to change individual properties in dissimilar objects. In the following exercise, we'll explore the concept of setting objects as "drivers" and "driven" - linking the properties of one object (the driver) in a way that changes the properties of the others (the driven).

  1. Create a cube and make it editable.
  2. Create a sphere and make it editable.
  3. Move both objects so that they have some space between them; we'll ...

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