About Mappable Parameters

Mappable parameters have a connection icon in their property editors that allows you to drive the value using a map.

Connection icon




What Parameters Are Mappable?

Almost any parameter with a connection icon in its property editor is mappable. These parameters include:

What Can You Connect to Mappable Parameters?

You can connect just about any cluster property to a mappable parameter. The most useful properties include the following:

In addition to the attributes listed above, you can connect mappable parameters to other cluster properties, including UV coordinates (texture projections), shapes, user normals, and envelope weights. While these may not always be useful for driving modeling and simulation parameters, the ability to connect to these properties may be useful for custom developers.

Limitations of Mappable Parameters

Mappable parameters have a couple of limitations: