You can also consider acquire this plug-in and use atop of blender automatic weight painting:
Aug 8 2019
May 31 2019
YESS!! YESS!!, it works!!
May 29 2019
May 23 2019
I just realized that I reported something very similar here: T64586
Although, it happens independent from the overlays to me.
I also reported this here: T64586
May 14 2019
Sep 28 2015
As I wrote at the other report, that got merged to this one now:
Auto weights was a guaranteed process with 2.70 for humanoid characters, but it doesn't work at all since 2.75. And that is only with specifically Rigify generated rigs.
Most Rigify Video Tutorials including payed once are even mostly based on that process to distribute weights.
Actually, with 2.70 it is a guaranteed process. Since 2.75 it doesn't work at all. And that is only with a Rigify generated rig.
Most Rigify Video Tutorials including payed once are even based on that process.