The knees bend sideways instead of forward and backward(normal) I tried: "Recalculate Roll > View Axis" but that didn't do anything. How to fix it?

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  • $\begingroup$ Thanks for the help, the problem was with the pole angle. I set one to 0 and the other to 180 and somehow for some reason, it worked properly. $\endgroup$
    – Abdou23
    May 30, 2017 at 3:59
  • $\begingroup$ You are welcome. Answer posted if you can tick and mark it as solved to help future users facing the same problem. $\endgroup$
    – Tak
    May 30, 2017 at 4:02

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You need to set the IK Pole Target and pole angle. Follow JerryNo's answers How to IK rig legs and How to Set/Calculate pole angle of IK constraint


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