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An add-on that provides a node based visual scripting system designed for motion graphics in Blender.

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Is it possible to export a program created with the animation node as a python script?

Is it possible to export a program created with the animation node as a python script? I would like to convert an animation node into a python script. I am not familiar with Python script, so I ...
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Turret Tracking with Polygon-Aligned sets of Objects in Animation Nodes 2.1

I'm attempting to add gun turret style tracking to objects that have been placed onto the polygons of another object using Animation Nodes 2.1. I'm currently attempting this with blender's built in ...
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Is is possible to get boids data to animation nodes signalling when they are 'attacking'?

I am creating a space dogfighting scene and I have been able to hook up the particle boids to animation node instances, including positions and even the rotations by normalizing the velocity and ...
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Animation node get particle system points around a radius

I'm trying to recreate an effect similar to this one: As far my result: My workflow is to create a spline using a particle system. The problem is that I want to use just points inside a radius i.e. ...
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How to 'start' INVOKE SUBPROGRAM node?

https://animation-nodes-manual.readthedocs.io/en/latest/user_guide/subprograms/loop.html How do I actually start the invoke the subprogram node shown in the loop examples? I have setup the node tree ...
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Why can't I plug in vertex normals to rotation of Object Transforms Output

I have a node setup which allows me to retrieve the vertex locations of an icosphere and position instanced cubes at those locations. The Object Transforms Output node has sockets that say location ...
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list comprehension, avoiding the none return on animation nodes expression

I'm stuck with an issue which is actually solved in the documentation of Animation Nodes here but as I'm still learning python I can't find the error. This expression should append elements to a list ...
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Animation Nodes—Where can I find clearer info on each node? [closed]

The documentation whilst quite substantial doesn't really seem to help a beginner on understanding each node in detail. I literally need to understand what each does and how (or in order to) to apply ...
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create gaps between spline points with animation nodes

Following this answer curve intersection with volume in animation nodes, I've managed to create a spline which i use to distribute objects inside a volume. Here is how: But I still need to avoid ...
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curve intersection with volume in animation nodes

How can we detect the intersection of a spline with a volume? I've been trying to create edges from the splines to detect the crossing between lines and planes but I'm not sure if thats the correct ...
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Is there a way of setting vertex colors per mesh in an object output node?

I have a node tree that generates random vertex colors per object that I have instanced onto a particle system. I have the effect working but have to bake it down to a single mesh and I'm trying to ...
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Animation nodes - animate object attribute/transform with Object ID Key and Sound Evaluation

I have followed several tutorials using the ID Key function in Animation Nodes to change the size of the objects. I'm trying to set up the nodes so I can use the spectrum from a sound clip to animate ...
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Where i can find latest compiled Animation nodes for windows 7 32 bit?

I tried my best to compile Animation nodes for my OS (windows 7 32-bit) but as i am not from programming backgroud and neither i am a techie guy, I found it quiet hard to compile. Is there is anyone ...
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how can i create this floating blob look with metaballs? [duplicate]

primarily using metaballs, how do i get this floating rippling & blinking affect?
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Is there way to access animation-nodes attribute in object-material with OSL script?

In this example, I have assigned a velocity attribute with animation nodes and then trying to access the velocity attribute with OSL script in object-material. But it is not working, why ???
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Can you use vertex Weight as falloff?

My question is how I could use vertex paint as falloff. My goal is to make something just like with a object falloff but when the object falloff is gone over a polygon it must stay "disappeared". I ...
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Use Anamation Node with texture to drive rotation

I was wanting to create an array of circles based on the vertices of a subdivide plane that could then have the rotation of say X be driven by a 2d B@W bitmap animation. Is there a way to achieve this ...
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LOD in particle systems

I've already checked this two questions but neither solve this problem: Level of Detail of Particles System? How to access data related to individual particles? Both posts derive to use animation ...
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How to make plasma ball's lightning's moving more naturally?

file link:https://drive.google.com/open?id=10F5kQ2czSXHlGY3pEPQGOIJnO1IRcAGK I want to make the moving of lighting more naturally as red line showing, but i failed, could someone tell me how to do. ...
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Mandelbulb using Animation nodes

Lately i've been reading a lot about fractals, mandelbrot set and the mandelbulb. I am able to recreate the mandelbulb in Blender using a volumetric material (similar to the solutions discussed here, ...
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How to add a node tree and a Object Separate Text in Blender 2.79b

I'm trying to follow this tutorial Animation Nodes Letter Wiggle There is created a node tree at minute 2:10 an after that it's added an Text Object Separate, but in the version that I have I can't ...
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How to apply list of rotations to multiple bones using animation nodes

Currently I am using Expression node to apply rotation to a single bone, is there a way to apply a list of rotations to multiple bones using a single Expression node? I have tried everything, but ...
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Extending Shrinkwrap modifier

I was wondering for some time now if it is possible to use the Shrinkwrap modifier (in combination with other modifiers, i.e. Normal Edit) for projecting a mesh onto a surface in shadow-like manner (...
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How to make the skeleton move relative to the bone that is touching the floor using animation nodes

I am trying to make the skeleton to move relative to the bones that are touching the floor using animation nodes. What I did is calculate the difference between the current and previous positions of ...
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How to make a rope winding animation?

How can one create a rope winding animation as shown here: Source: https://vimeo.com/238181837
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Animation Nodes - Control several objects of a group

I have six objects that would like to control the Location, Rotation, and Scale of each sequentially. An Effector would be perfectly suitable for this. When I place the Objects in a group, I can ...
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How to calculate a difference between current and previous location vectors using animation nodes?

In my node tree I have a location vector that is streamed from a sensor, how would I calculate a difference between current and previous location vectors using animation nodes?
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Animation nodes: applying material to text instances

What I'm trying to do is make an animated graph in Blender. I'm using animation nodes to generate text instances for the axis scale labels. I'm not using 'copy from source' because when I use that, I'...
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How can I rotate a mesh about another object using animation node in blender

How can I rotate a mesh about another object using animation node in blender My thoughts were to have the circle/triangle mesh node pivot point be the same as the cube piviot point I was following ...
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Parsing xml file with animation nodes

I've an XML which includes position and rotation information and which I need to parse it in order to use it with animation nodes. This is something I already managed to do via python scripting but as ...
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What are the advantages of using matrices over matrices for translations

In Animation Node, there are many ways to control an object's location. The most commonly used ways are using vectors and matrices. Anyway, I do not understand clearly how one might be more ...
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How do I make a giant clock made of many small clocks?

I want to recreate this animation I found online, of a giant clock that displays the time using many smaller clocks. The minute and hour hands of the smaller clocks rearrange into symmetry and shows ...
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How to change the active node tree data block using python?

I'm using animation nodes add-on. How can I switch between the node tree data blocks using python (as shown in the picture below)?
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Animation Nodes Loop Issue

I'm having this issue with animation nodes where, if I want to change the list of vertex positions of an object based on a boolean condition, then only one vertex gets affected. In this case, only the ...
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Animation Nodes - Clear all caches at once?

I find myself using caches in AN subprograms a lot lately. However, if I want to clear the caches, I need to walk through the various nodes and click "clear cache" individually. This can get tedious ...
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Imported model scales when I translate

I made a little program for animating coordinates. It worked fine with a cube. Then I imported a .dae model that I had exported from SketchUp. It imported fine, but when I tried to use the program on ...
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Simplify Texture Keyframes

I am making a product presentation and need to show the different states of the Backlight(Png File - Emitter). Rightnow i use a "Mix Shader Pyramid" to guide the right Texture to the Material Output (...
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Converting code to work in blender with sliders

I have some Fragmentarium code that I would like to convert so it will work in Blender anyone have any ideas how I can do this? The code is below: ...
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Extending Animation Nodes

I'm using Blender 2.79 on Linux with Animation Nodes (Python 3.6). I'd like to add a stopwatch directly as a node within Animation Nodes, without the Invoke Subprogram. Currently my stopwatch works ...
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Animation Nodes Replicate Object Dynamic Paint

Is there a way to drive the transformations of an array of objects with a dynamic paint map or texture? This would permit more complex patterns to be achieved. I've seen a dozen tutorials that all ...
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Blender - Undefined Socket Type in animation Node

I am trying to learn the function "Particles Stick to side faces". Particles stick to side faces However, I installed animation node in blender and find some source node in the node editor become ...
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Animation Nodes: AN Struct Member Access via Python

I'm using Blender 2.79 with Animation Nodes. This was compiled with Python 3.6 in Linux. I need to find out how to access ANStruct elements within a Python script (it's easy to access elements with ...
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How to get access to Bone Matrix on the Previous frame with Python? (or animation nodes)

Does anyone know if it is possible to get access to a bone matrix on the previous frame with python? (or any offset value for that matter) I'm trying to figure it out but it isn't possible to sample ...
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Animation Nodes: Trigger Action, Save Value if Frame Matches?

I've created a simple stopwatch (Blender 2.79, Animation Nodes 2). I have certain frame ranges I want to time. I have a list which has two elements...a start frame, and a stop frame. Upon reaching ...
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Animation Nodes: Save as Library/Asset?

I'm using Blender 2.79 with Animation Nodes on Linux. I have the Material Library add-on, but I'm looking to save Animation Nodes as a library I can import. Is there any add-on or particularly useful ...
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animation nodes - delay frame update

I’m using animation nodes to randomize texture coordinates when the frame changes. Its working well, but I’d like to have it only update every nth frame, like not change for 15 frames or so. I’ve ...
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Animation Nodes - Can I make this a loop?

I've been playing around with simple 3D fractals in Animation Nodes and have worked out how to do this for example. I could keep adding Replicate Matrices nodes to add more levels, but I've been ...
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Animation Nodes: Dynamic Text?

I am trying to make a stopwatch in Blender 2.79 with Animation Nodes and Cycles renderer. I have an imported movie strip which is 30 fps, and in the animation nodes I am reading the frame number, ...
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Animation Nodes and Velocity

VELOCITY Animation Nodes have been very useful for me so far, but I am stumped as to how I can use an object or particle's velocity to influence other properties (like color, rotation, etc.). There's ...
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Rigid body changes position while keyframing “animation” and “dynamics” checkboxes

I try to animate interaction about two rigid body objects. One of them is animated, the second one is animated but just a frame before the interaction I switch its behavior by keyframing "animated" ...