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How to fix non-moving mmd parts/rigging tut by Ekkoberry How to fix non-moving mmd parts/rigging tut by Ekkoberry
So here you have a model you've put time and effort into editing.
you open it up in MMD to test it out....and then this happens.

Part of the hair decides it doesn't want to move.

Okay so I've come across this problem quite a few times when making a model. This problem ususally occurs when you delete off a bone that something was attached to- in my case here, the hair had pigtails with bones in 'em. And becasue I deleted the bones off, this happened.

Feel free to ask questions! but before you do, please read this tutorial first: [link]
this also helps explaing the little * thingy I put in near the end. that slider circled can change how attached the vertices are to the bone.
it's like percentages- 100/bright red is stuck completely, while 50/purple is only half stuck on.

Blue is not stuck on at all.

Omg please excuse my handwriting XDD

EDIT: I'm all for helping people, but this is a TUTORIAL. Not somewhere to post 'pls fix my model for me.' I can't handle all of these requests :iconlazycryplz:

I don't mind taking a look at people's models, but if you're asking me to do what is shown in the tutorial, then what's the point of even having this up here? try a few times more before asking me, please.
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Cryaotic1girl2013 Featured By Owner 1 day ago  Hobbyist General Artist
Right. It worked.
It's just not moving. 
ValentinasArt Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2015  New Deviant Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks, it helped me a lot! smol 
AnuTheCat Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2015  Student General Artist
So helpful TT-TT
CalceownyKka Featured By Owner Sep 21, 2015  New Deviant
Still doesn't work...
When i turn the "blue points" to red and test the model, ALL the parts that were black are not moving now. 
And i tried lots and lots of times ;-;
What do i have to do?? 
KlariseDem Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2015  Student General Artist
tegsmegamooze Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2015  Student General Artist
Will this work the same on PMX?
TeenTitans01 Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Mistress: Oh glob thank you so much <3 <3!!
Monochrome-Aki Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2015
thank you so much!!!
this has helped me alot thank you thank you thank you! 
ive had this issue for so long and could never fix it 
so glad i know how to now
Xion-Ino Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2015
OMG thank you so much for this! <3 I was making a new model and learning how to delete physics, joints, and unnecessary bones, and I accidentally deleted a hair bone ^^' I also had wings that wouldn't move with my model, and now they do! <3 Thank youuuuuu! 
licamacabagdal Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2015
Thank you very very much :D My model's skirt now works properly!
piegirl333 Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
My models arm keeps glitching through the sleeve, will this work for fixing that?
RinnyKagamine96 Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2015
Sometimes, you just have to delete the entire arm so it's just the sleeve. Then, there won't even be an arm to glitch through it!
piegirl333 Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Yeah I usually do that thanks =D
ShiaSeki-Suishou Featured By Owner May 20, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
I am new with MMD... I'm trying to make a model and I have this problem. I followed the tutorial (and several other ones) step by step, but after it I still have the same problem...
After I select the bone I want the parts to move with, and all the parts, what should I do to save the new impostation? I tried almost everything T_T
PrettySkitty16 Featured By Owner May 9, 2015  Student General Artist
omfg thank you so so much I could not get my Kisshu model working right 
moonwolf214 Featured By Owner May 8, 2015
i gotta question,i have a model whos shoe laces keep stretching toward the middle of the stage,i double checked the model i got it from and everything is the same ,there is no missing bones or anything,the model i got the shoes from was nakao luka, luka works fine but the shoelaces stretch on my model everything is in place on my model that is on luka but her shoe laces keep stretching toward the middle,i dunno what i did wrong,any ideas what might be going on? i tried this tutorial but it made the problem worst =(
Fallon234 Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2015  Student General Artist
Holy crap it worked!!! THANK YOU VERY MUCH (ノ◕ヮ◕)ノ*:・゚✧
InuKagome95 Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
GoldenPaperRose Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
I did it ! :D Oh my god thank you so much!
RiamuZ Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
The head of my model isn't moving. Do I do this? :(
FreedomGamerINSE Featured By Owner Apr 2, 2015
Thanks, it worked ONLY in PMD editor, huh...Now I feel like I learned something by myself xD
Anyway Thank you very much, it helped a lot *ufff*
Take Care
AlalaChan Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2015  Student Digital Artist
Thanks it worked!
VinnyVirusDementos Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2015
I need help attaching a head.
IbMMDartandfandoms Featured By Owner Mar 7, 2015  Student Digital Artist
what ver of PMD editor do y ou use..?
Ekkoberry Featured By Owner Mar 7, 2015  Student Digital Artist
I currently use PMX editor (in japanese) but there's probably a later version out rn, I haven't downloaded anything mmd related since like mid 2014 : B
IbMMDartandfandoms Featured By Owner Mar 7, 2015  Student Digital Artist
Okay cool. I just don't understand japanese, but I can just copy what you do in the tutorial. I have the latest version, but iw on't rig for shit. thank you!
Aoqi Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This is working ! Thanks !
TheUnknownMASSACRE6 Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2015  Hobbyist Artist
How do I fix this thentheunknownmassacre6.deviantart…
IbMMDartandfandoms Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2015  Student Digital Artist
Do you have a tutorial on bone making for hair? Hehe, I am having this problem, but it's because I deleted a needed bone and, well, need to remake it.
Moonshadow0989 Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2015  Student General Artist…

I've done everything you said and it's still persisting as a problem. Could you please offer some guidance?
I think the main issue here is whenever I hold down shift to make the things red, it doesn't do anything. But if I don't hold down shift than the red bits show up fine. But everything was already at 100 and it's still doing this.
Ekkoberry Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2015  Student Digital Artist
pretty sure it'll be to do with bone connections then- check  the first hair bones and see if the parent bone is the head ;a;

not 100% sure tho
Moonshadow0989 Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2015  Student General Artist
I don't think it is. :( I'll see what I can do, trying to get in touch with my MMD expert friend.
TheGeekachu Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
This is pretty much the closest tutorial to what I think I need to do, I'm trying to fix the glasses on a model which seem to be attached wrong (even though they're on his face, they seem to be attached to the center bone and nothing else so they only move with that and kinda float around separate from him if he's moving) What I want to do is unattach it from there and reattach it to the right place. Not sure if that'll work (if not do you know what I need to do?) but I haven't found anything that says how to unattach something. 
TheUnknownMASSACRE6 Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2015  Hobbyist Artist
I did everything

but it did the EXACT opposite
The-Majestic-Thong Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2015  Student General Artist
ovo did you color it in completely blue? if that's the case, then that's why. It has to be completely red on the bone you've selected.
I know that probably doesn't make a lick of sense, but ye.
GalaxyLife567 Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Can you fix these models?
curliepatootie Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2014
i have the exact opposite problem; i have a skirt that just will not stay on the model or in the air on its own- it simply falls through the world. any ideas on what that might be?
pyrovvv Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2014  Student General Artist
That gave me the funniest mental image XD
Ekkoberry Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2014  Student Digital Artist
you're probably missing joints ;x;
curliepatootie Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2014
okay ty!
Prudent-Aya-of-Geca Featured By Owner Nov 23, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
My part does not have bones on it. How do I do this in that case?
Prudent-Aya-of-Geca Featured By Owner Nov 23, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This did not work even a little bit for me. When I click Go all of the verticles turn black and it's already on 100. I have the exact same problem only the whole hair stays where it loads except for a little part on the front that stretches. And I'm makig this model for request. Please help me!
Illuminaughty69 Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you for making this. 
Hebigami-Okami-77 Featured By Owner Edited Oct 28, 2014  Student General Artist
Question - what if you want to fix legs with IK bones.  This tutorial helped me a number of times with hair, clothes and arms, but IK bones with legs and feet is the only thing I don't understand.  ._.
MikuLikesLeeks Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2014
What do I do if even after I rigged the part, it stays unrigged?
NintendoSega12 Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Still works THANKS XD XD XD
HK-0391 Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2014   Digital Artist
Thank you so much!!
MMDmaker65 Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2014
Hey! I want to ask that my model when I move the model. The clothes only move while the head and legs stay in place and it just drags off...  Can you give me advice what can I do?
aangmeT00 Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2014  Student General Artist
I've seen your description edit, but I'm not asking you to fix my model and am only looking for general advice as of now... So...

I have this model whose hair looks fine, but when opened in MMD, the bangs fidget (when physics are not on). Would you know if it would have something to do with the rigging? I already checked the existing physics and the weighting, but I think those are fine. (They might not be, but I tried editing everything and I just made it worse, so I'm trying to just use the bangs as they are....)

If you have any info, thanks. ; u ;
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