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i am trying to animate a simple scene to test the shape key i added to the object but i tried to keyframe the shape key but i couldnt

when i keyframe the object after changing the shape key than i go to the next frame and change the shape key to what i want and play the scene the object doesnt change at all

all the tutorials i found were for blender 2.4 which is i guess outdated

how can i keyframe a shape-key?

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Just by going by the description of your process for inserting keyframes it sounds like you are only creating 1 keyframe.

The process to animate a property is to:

  1. Set the value of the property (in this case the 'Value' property of the shapekey)
  2. Insert a keyframe by pressing I with the cursor over the Value property.
  3. Move to a different frame in the timeline.
  4. Set the property to a new value.
  5. Insert a second keyframe on the property.

Keyframes have to be inserted at every point in the timeline where you want the property to change to a specific value.

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