Rotate

 
Result of a Rotate layout node

The Rotate node allows to rotate the affected Entities.

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Rotate node in the Layout Graph Edition panel

Node parameters

Parameters are accessible by double-clicking on the node in the Layout Graph Edition panel:


Rotate node parameters

Name Name of the node
Active Whether the node is active or not
Rotate

Rotation angles to apply

This parameter is keyframable, check the page explaining how to handle the keyframes in Maya

Rotate Noise Amount of noise around the rotate value (each entity will randomly pick a value between rotate - 0.5*rotateNoise  and rotate + 0.5*rotateNoise  )
Use Pivot Wether the rotation is done around the same pivot point for all entities, or each entity roate around it's own position
Pivot

If  "Use Pivot" is true, this is the position of the rotation pivot point

This parameter is keyframable, check the page explaining how to handle the keyframes in Maya

Reference Frame Index If  "Use Pivot" is false, this is the frame at which getting each entity's position and use it as their rotation pivot point
Random Seed Random seed to use to pick a noise value per entity. Changing this parameter will change the distribution of noise on the entities.