I use Python for create many objects then give them animation key frame like this (no problem here):

object.location = (x, y , z)
object.keyframe_insert(data_path='location', frame=start, index=-1)
object.location = (x + changeX, y + changeY, z + changeZ)
object.keyframe_insert(data_path='location', frame=end, index=-1)

How change animation become cyclic? I already know graph editor can change it, but how change this use Python for each object when add their key frames? I try:


but Blender tell 'failed, context is incorrect'


1 Answer 1


Get fcurve array for object

fc = object.animation_data.action.fcurves

From list find fcurve want repeat (example location X)

locationX = fc.find('location', index=0)

Create modifier type CYCLES and set mode_before and mode_after become REPEAT

modifier = locationX.modifiers.new(type='CYCLES')
modifier.mode_before = 'REPEAT'
modifier.mode_after = 'REPEAT'

One problem, this method cause two repeat loops between original two keyframes, object move 1/2 time and 1/2 distance between keyframes. Need double original distance and time between key frames.


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