Changes in CD IK Tools 1.5

Tags
All tags have a built in runtime feature allowing unlicensed plugins to load and animate files created with the plugin.

All IK tags with built in Squash & Stretch have a new volume shaping Curve parameter

CD Limb IK
Removed Lock FK Position parameter
Improved Orient Goal To Bone algorithm

CD Quadleg IK
Removed Lock FK Position parameter

CD Foot IK
Removed Lock FK Position parameter

CD Thumb
Removed "Root Bone" link (tag must now be on the root bone)
Added Left Hand option
Added Combine Bend and Curl option

CD Finger
Removed "Root Bone" link (tag must now be on the root bone)
Added Left Hand option
Added Combine Bend and Curl option

CD Hand
Added Left Hand option (to accommodate new CD Thumb and CD Finger option)
Added Combine Bend and Curl option (to accommodate new CD Thumb and CD Finger option)

CD Spinal
Improved stability of twist interpolation
Added 3 interpolation types: Shortest, Average & Longest

CD Spline IK
Improved stability of twist interpolation
Added 3 interpolation types: Shortest, Average & Longest
Regrouped target links into single group in the AM
Added "True Spline IK" feature

CD Rotator
Added Curve parameter for hierarchal rotation

CD Dual Target
Added option to set up vector axis to "Off"
Squash & Stretch option now also functions when links are empty

Command Tools
CD Add Root Null
Now works with multiple selected objects
Added Modifier keys for single selected object:
Shift - Adds Root Null as child of object
Control - Adds Root Null below object
Option (Alt PC) - Adds Root Null as parent of object

CD Add Tip Null
Now works with multiple selected objects
Added Modifier keys for single selected object:
Shift - Adds Root Null as child of object
Control - Adds Root Null below object
Option (Alt PC) - Adds Root Null as parent of object

CD Add Tip Effector
Now works with multiple selected objects

New Commands
CD Add Hand Tag
CD Copy Hand Pose


Changes in CD Morph 1.5

Tags
All tags have a built in runtime feature allowing unlicensed plugins to load and animate files created with the plugin.

CD Morph Reference:
Point data storage and management has been completely rewritten
Important: files saved using this tag are not backward compatible
Improved support for modeling tools

CD Morph Tag:
Point data storage and management has been completely rewritten
Important: files saved using this tag are not backward compatible
Morph shapes now stored as delta vectors
Added optional midpoint editing sliders for Spherical Morph
Improved support for modeling tools

CD Symmetry Tag
Point data management has been improved
Initial symmetry calculation has been improved
Added mirror plane visual guide option
Added option to lock center points
Added option to restrict symmetry to positive or negative side
Improved support for modeling tools


Changes in CD Constraints 1.5

Tags
All tags have a built in runtime feature allowing unlicensed plugins to load and animate files created with the plugin.

CD Aim Constraint:
Added option to set up vector axis to "Off"
Added option to flip the Z axis (negative Z points to target)

CD Mirror Constraint:
Added an option to set the mirror center to Global, Local or to an object

CD Points Constraint:
Point data storage and management has been completely rewritten
Important: files saved using this tag are not backward compatible

CD Position Constraint:
Added option for Local Offset

CD Spring Constraint:
Added option to set Start Frame position (for animation)

CD Tag Along Constraint:
Added option for Overstep
Added option to set Start Frame position (for animation)

New tags Added
CD Nail Constraint
CD Spline Constraint

Setup Commands
All setup commands now add new tags to the right of any existing CD Constraint tags.

CD Add Lock Constraint:
Added options dialog

New Setup Commands
CD Add Nail Constraint
CD Add Spline Constraint


Changes in CD Joints & Skin 1.5

Tags
All tags have a built in runtime feature allowing unlicensed plugins to load and animate files created with the plugin.

CD Skin:
Point data storage and management has been completely rewritten
Important: files saved using this tag are not backward compatible
Improved support for modeling tools

CD Skin Cluster:
Point data storage and management has been completely rewritten
Important: files saved using this tag are not backward compatible
Added Use Local Transformation option
Improved support for modeling tools

CD Bind Pose
Important: This tag has been completely rewritten
New drag and drop object list for rig controllers
New ability to store, edit, restore and mirror poses
New restoring and mirroring poses detects Auto Key mode

Editor Tools
CD Joint Tool
Added option to Auto Size joints according to length
Added option to set default joint size

CD Paint Skin Weights
Optimized Editor performance
Added option to turn on and off normalized weight painting
Added a Smooth mode (smoothing brush)

Commands Tools
CD Add Joints
Added auto calculation of weights for added joints (uses previously set parameters of CD BInd Skin command)

CD Bind Skin
Removed Add CD Bind Pose Tag option
Added Include Joint Chain Tip option

CD Joint Mirror
Can now mirror any kind of object, including the object's tags

CD Show Joints XRay
Now works with R10 Layers

New Commands
CD Freeze Transformation - Replaces the CD Normalize Transform command
CD Joint Display
CD Joint Mirror Assign
CD Normalize All Weights