Questions tagged [actions]

An action is a data-block in Blender which stores animation data. This tag should be used when asking about managing or exporting actions, not for general animation questions.

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Small moments when I can't seem to do anything [closed]

I am using Blender version 2.79. There are moments when I can't move or do anything. Just small moments when I can't do anything. -The best way I can describe it, is no matter where I click or what ...
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Blender ruins model/animation when switching actions

Any ideas on how to fix this bug/feature of Blender? How can something so simple like selecting another action mess with my work?! Here is the video: https://youtu.be/YE8sNfaVu6o And the .blend file: ...
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I want to Integrate Animations with my friend

Me and my friend want to work with the same rig(skeleton), integrating our own animations that were made in the same rig(skeleton) but in different workspaces. For example, my friend will animate the ...
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When I switch between actions my armature changes location

I just made a walk cycle with an armature and when I simply move from the walk cycle action to another action the armature changes location. Here's the first screen capture before I switch actions. ...
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Applied armature doesn't “stick” to mesh while not applied does and I think I need to apply

According to a tutorial that shows how to export my NLA to Unity I need to apply all modifiers first. Though, I noticed that if I apply my armature to the mesh then the mesh stops following the ...
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position and scale of the model randomly changes on different actions/animations

i have downloaded a free zombie model and made some animations/actions for it in action editor like, walk, die, attack and so on. but now, when i select and play different actions, my model's position ...
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Linking a rig with actions and animating more

So I created a character, rigged it using rigify and created a simple walk action. Next I linked it to my scene blender file and created a proxy to work on it. In the scene, I saw the walk action and ...
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Rig has disconnected from mesh when editing animated action

I have copied a walk cycle action from one rig to another - from a male to a female. When the timeline is scrubbed the new action works fine. But, when I try to edit the bone's positions at a ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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?

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