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How can I animate a camera together with my actions - without fuzzing it all up?

Thx for letting me into this forum. I am quite a newbee. I have bought a rigged deer that has a lot of actions (like walk, idle etc). I really struggle with the interface of Blender, but I learn. When ...
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How to render all action in blender [duplicate]

I have 01_a.blend. Inside 01_a.blend, I have 10 action (01_a_001. 01_a_002 ....). I want to render all action by command line. Can anyone help me this problem?
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How can I stop bones from retaining (what seems like) random keyframes in a new action?

After I 'push down' an animation (of a character rig) from the dope sheet to the NLA stack, if I create a new action and scrub through the empty new action some bones still move according to the last ...
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Actions start & end

My question is relating to this which dates back 2 years: Different start and end frame for each action I'm having the exact same issue. Is the situation still the same? This seems incredibly stiff ...
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Make multiple smaller weapon animation clips out of big default action for use in Unity game engine

I made weapon animation for mobile game. I have one big animation that includes all states of weapon ( idle, hipFire, reload, wield, remove, aimedFire, run) I want to make separate animation clips out ...
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Can't get array offset animation/action to work with Action Constraint

I have animated and set an action for the constant offset z of the array set to expand when I move an empty object, but the Action is not working. Any ideas what I'm missing?
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How to trigger an action according to the position of the 3D cursor?

See this file blend at the link: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1SDKeYAruOdBIBzi-W4LAp8q5ZnnDzYX8/view?usp=sharing I can't realize this little python script without using BGE that when I click on ...
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Delete keyframes at a regular interval in Action Editor

I need to delete keyframes at regular interval e.g. remove keyframes from 2-9, 11-19 and so on. I read a post from can you delete keyframes at regular intervals in a given range?, but using simplify F-...
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Action Editor keyframes only showing when I have bone selected

In the action editor, my keyframes only show when I have the corresponding bone selected. Before, they were showing regardless if I had the bone selected or not. So how can I switch it back so the ...
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How to find out if an object has an action with Python?

How can I use Python to find out if all the selected objects have an action and do something then? If one or more of the selected objects don't have an action, I'd like to print an info/error message ...
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stacking action strip to NLA editor resets extrapolation and blending properties

As stated above the properties of an action change (to Replace and Hold Forward) when stacking it. In our project we have to deal with a lot of mocap takes and always changing the extrapolation and ...
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Export shape key animation to unity

I am trying to export a simple shape-key animation from blender to unity. I can see the keyframes in the timeline, the animation plays fine in blender. However when I try to import the file to unity (...
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Actions not being exported

I've only tested with FBX and Godot's Better Collada Exporter as of now, however in both cases my action is not being exported. This is the only mention of it in the entire file (action is called <...
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Is there a possible way to edit the repeated action strip?

I have an action cycle. So in NLA action, i repeat it to make a loop cycle. But I can't edit the whole strip by enter the tweak mode. So i want to combine repeated action so I could edit the whole ...
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How can I instant delete all of the actions ?

I need the clean my blend file from the actions, but if I delete them in the dope sheet it doesn't work.
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Import Animation to Unity: Why is there only “Default Take”?

What I want to do is to create a "Little Planet" Scene with several moving objects on it. I animated the Clouds and the Windturbines so far, but when I import my .blend file into Unity I only see one "...
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BGE : Moving parented dupligroup

I was working on a "sw battlefront" style scene during a gamejam session. At one time, i chose to add a scene with stardestroyer popping from hyperspace, firing at the player and spawning TIE fighter. ...
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What Determines Action Selected in Action Editor

I've been having trouble with working on the desired action in the action editor, and I'm wondering if there's a way to make sure I'm working on the action I want to. Often I'll create a new action, ...
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Is it possible to get fcurves associated to a bone by script ?

I'm working on a Blender add-on for transfering animation. I'd like to know if there's a way to select the fcurves describing a bone's movement through the bone. What I mean is that the only way to ...
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Blender Action not working

I have a walk animation.it is about 25 frames and attached to a character from NLA editor but when i add a frame to pose after the frame time of action it didn't work. like i want my character to walk ...
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Using NLA actions for differentials

Is it possible to use NLA actions to store "differentials" rather than specific keyframes? For example, is it possible to make an action where each time it's invoked, it increases the current x ...
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Priorities with actions in bge

I am working on a character for a game that has 3 main actions: Walking, Running, and Idle. S1 and S2 stand for Scenario 1 and Scenario 2, respectively. I have all the priorities set to 0. I want the ...
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How to slow down an action strip graudaly?

I need to slow down an action strip, but not whole, only part and to make it smooth. I can do it by hand by moving and scaling the f-curves/keyframes, but thats poor solution. The best would be, if ...
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Cant select/move multiple keyframes even with B select?

Ok, it is very inconvenient in the dopesheet trying to move multiple keyframes but only able to move 1 - even when a batch has been highlighted orange. Per other answers Ie used the B key to select ...
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How to use scripting to remove fcurve for x and y location channels only?

I want to remove the x and y locations in fcurve using codes. I can remove all location channels in fcurve using codes, but I don't know which one x or y is. If the fcurve contains x,y,z, I remove the ...
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Animation presets for motion graphics

I want to create a preset where letters pop into view and move forward and backwards (motion graphic). I already know there is actions but actions assume the location is known and is a fixed value. ...
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Display object only in certain animation

I got two object "Rabbit" and "Knife" with armature. I need to show Knife armature in "Cook" animation only, and hide in other animation. Animation: 1. Cook(knife displayed) Walk(Need to hide knife)...
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Save ik bones after bake action for backup

Hi how do we save ik bones after baking action? After baking action, normally i’ll delete the ik bones so i can work on another animation in another action. Occasionally, i’ll need to enhance ...
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BGE 2.79: How do I change an action in-game with the push of a button/object

Here is the thing, I'm currently working on a project for my internship. It is about an interactive boatride which there are multiple atributes that te boat stops at. After you completed a level the ...
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Why I can't paste a mirrored version on certain axis?

I am new to blender and started creating a character of an online template some time ago. I am currently on the animating phase and I am making a walk action. I was following an online tutorial [Video]...
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Blender has blended two actions together

I have been using the action editor to separate different actions the character is doing i.e. "idle" "Walk" "Run" etc. When I finished with the idle animation, I made a new action to animate a walk. ...
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Can't copy and paste keyframes from another action

I'm trying to copy some range of keyframes to another action. In same action, copy and paste works fine, but paste to another action doesn't work. I mean I have plenty bones but only single bone was ...
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Why can't I create a new action?

I am new to blender and am having lots of fun using it. I created a character of an online template and finished binding my armature. I was going to create a new walking action when the new action ...
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Why does my action not play after another action?

Below is my Logic editor of this problem. I have my armature always playing a walk action, then when it collides with a property called "Player," it is supposed to play a die animation. (It is an ...
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Making circular actions without inserting keyframes manually?

I want to move my bone in a simple circular motion in the xz-plane in an action. I have tried to insert my keyframes manually to move in a circle, but it is always bumpy and I have a hard time making ...
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How to find an action that is visible in NLA editor but can't be found in Action Editor? Especiallly when Linked across files

I can find and access an action in the NLA editor but I can not find it in the Action Editor. My goal is to use the action in another file via linking but don't know how to. The animation is ...
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How do I use the NLA editor with Linked characters?

Can you use the NLA on linked objects? I have a blend file with a dancing mech. I'm trying to get him to wave during the dance (yes, I'm making a parody of the Band of the Bold video), and it works ...
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Cloth simulation for game engine doesn't get animated despite Shape Keys have been created

I’ve been exploring and fighting this problem for a few weeks with no result and I’m really out of ideas. I have to create a character (to import to Xcode). It is a standing in place ghost with its '...
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FBX Binary Export Action Issue

I have a model with multiple animation 'actions', destined to be used in Unity3D. Most of the actions export from Blender and import into Unity fine. There are three actions, though, do not export ...
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Inverse Kinematic Limitation does not work properly

My problem: The limitation for the inverse kinematics does not work on the last bone in the chain anymore actually. When I set it up first there was no problem, but since I added some action ...
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How to recalculate bone roll in action keyframes or in pose mode

I hope my title is specific enough Is there a way to recalculate the bone roll while I am editing an action? It seems like you can only do that in Edit Mode which goes back to the rest position ...
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Want to create multiple actions for my character

this is Alfred and I am currently making actions for my character on Blender. I have already made one action and still want to make more And want to ask how to continue to make other actions for ...
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Applying actions using python

I would like to make compositions of actions to make animations based on an input file. Imagine we have actions A and B and a file like so: A A B. Then the script would read the file and animate an ...
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How do I delete actions from the Browse Actions list?

I can't seem to be able to delete any animations from my list of actions. How do I delete just the ones I want gone and keep the others?