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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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Bake Animation Nodes text animation

Is it possible to bake an Animation Nodes animation that uses Trim Text and Text Object Output nodes? I've been following this tutorial to create a typewriter text animation effect. I eventually ...
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View polygon's index as non-tuple in Animation Nodes

I wonder how can I see polygon's index not as tuple of vertices indices, but as single number? There is polygon viewer in N-panel which is what I want, but works ...
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Calculate BPM of a Song with Animation Nodes

How would one detect the bpm of a music track with animation nodes?
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Join Instances of Animation Nodes/ Make them seperate Objects

Is there a way to join the instances of an object from animation nodes to one mesh or convert them to independant "real" meshes? I want to set only one boolean modifier object as an array of objects ...
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How to control particle's direction by animation node?

As title, i do not have any idea to control particle's direction by AN.
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Use a collection as object inputs in Animation nodes

i;m trying to use animation nodes for the first time. I've made a sub program which does what it's supposed to (scale objects up as a sweeper object goes past them in the X axis) , but How can i make ...
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Delaunay Triangulation

I'm new to animation nodes, I read trough AN documentation, searched the internet but couldn't figure how could one divide a given mesh (e.g. a plane) using Delaunay triangulation. Any ideas?
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Why does rigid body physics not work in objects created by an object instancer? (Animation nodes)

Simple setup: When I've played an animation, an instanced cube has stayed put:
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Animation Nodes - How to create transition with stripes

In video below, I first had created stills of stripes in Inkscape, 5 separate files with different thickness in stripes. Afterwards, I compiled them in Blender. Below is what I created, but this ...
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What are Dying particles?

maybe a simple question,what are Dying Particles? i used animation nodes "particle data" to filter some dying particles,but result is zero,why?thank you! as the screenshot below:
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Copy Uvs from one mesh to multiple instances of that mesh in animation nodes

Following this question: How can I transfer UVs from a source to a target using Animation Nodes? I've tried to reproduce the solution with no success. In my case I'm creating a bunch of empty ...
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Combine all Lists from nested Subprogramm [Animation Nodes]

I got two lists from other calculations, one with a count (ex.: 6, 11, 16, 19, 20) and a seconed list witch gives me degrees as a step with wich i want to instance objects around a circle (60 , 32.7, ...
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Do Custom normals work in Animation Nodes?

Generally I want to direct polygons along custom split normals, or at least get them work in AN. Can it be done?
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Offset spline vectors each on his own origin. (Animation Nodes)

I would like to replicate an animation as we can see here below with AN; https://twitter.com/archillect/status/1068306137341194250 however I have difficulties to displace from each vector origin. ...
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“Blobbing Effect” in Animation Nodes

How could one re-create this "blobbing-off" effect in animation nodes?
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Multiple Matirx's roation combine problem

I try to make a rubik cube(i had read same article in stackexchange ). But i stack in the matrix rotation, that's my short video and node. How do i set right matrix. video: https://www.facebook.com/...
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Animation Node Installation Error

Blender says I need to unistall prexisting animation addons before it can let me download the one by Jacques. Which one of these add-ons could it be referring to?
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Change behaviour of an animation - AN

I'm starting to use animation nodes so I can easily make some cool animations at my work to show case some products. I've been able to move a list of objects and arrange them the way I want, but I ...
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node system and procedural in blender

What node system add-ons,other than sverchok, animation nodes and every thing nodes are there in Blender. And, if available, procedural add-ons (not in a node interface) for modeling, animation, etc?
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Passing spline vertex property into graph to add or remove it from list

I would like to find a way to tag vertices in spline edit mode in order to append or remove them from lists. For instance; I'm placing Object instances over spline vertices and using its "tilt" value ...
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Can Fractured mesh offset along curve in Animation nodes?

I want a help, I want to transform a fractured object along curve procedurally in animation nodes.
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How to save Animation Nodes cache without baking to mesh?

It seems like all caching data from Subprogramm is purged after closing a file, but can we re-use this internal cache? I was thinking about running few instances ...
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Gradient control on instanced objects from collection

So I have 10 different objects in the collection. I instanced them on the curve with different rotations and locations. Now I'm trying to control the color over them with vertex color node. But what I'...
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Speed up Trigger/Delay Actions Workflow in Animation Nodes

In this Thinking Penguin YouTube tutorial, we are shown the workflow for triggering the actions of a mesh matrix instances. The essential steps of this workflow are: Animate some mesh object, Orginal....
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how to connect objects with splines with animation nodes?

I have a group of objects all with keyframed movement. I want to a create splines between the closest objects as they move like this... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k9MvcCXsHHY I know you can ...
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Animation Node - How to create a crazy spray of hexagon shapes?

Today, I saw this video of someone's work at Gfycat. It uses Sverchok nodes. Now, I wonder how to create that with the Animation Nodes. Thanks in advance. This is for future projects with motion ...
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Replicate Animation with AN 2.1

How should we replicate this animation within Animation Nodes 2.1? By: https://twitter.com/InfinityLoopGIF/status/1085886521205538817
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How to see polygon's local axis in Animation Nodes?

Sometimes it is very handy to visualize local axis to debug polygons' rotation (like 3D Viewer for location of points). Is there any default solution for this task? This is an ...
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Animation Node and the Different Ways to Make Grids

What are the differences between these two Grids? And why use Animation Node instead of the array modifier?
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Examples for “Chain Actions” Node in Animation Nodes

I'm unable to find any documentation on this node, could someone provide me with some examples of how it works?
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get Bisector for each point in a line

From a mesh which contains only vertices and edges, I need to find the bisector vector (or angle) between the two edges that collide in each vertex. How can this be done using animation nodes? EDIT ...
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Animation Node (Vertex color) and Cycles Node (Gradient)

I have a problem creating a color gradient in the AN grid (I used vertex color, but only one color remains). This image below shows the effect you would like to have on AN. But I used the array and ...
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Creating trails using Animation Nodes by delaying the frame of the following polygons

I would like to create a trail of polygons that follows an animated object. Initially, I used the following node tree: To create the edges that should compose the trail, it produces the following ...
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Is it possible to create a mesh between two different objects that has single edge via Animation Nodes?

I'm not really that good at animation nodes, but want to know if it is possible to create a mesh or fill a plane between two edges. I was planning to make a trail using animation nodes, so I have this:...
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Animation Nodes and Boolean Modifier

Using this setup in animation nodes I created a phantom effect for my text with a wave modifier, but when I apply a boolean modifier it gets rid of the transparency of my text. Is there a way to apply ...
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Motion Tracking Data into Animation Nodes Editor?

I've created a simple motion track from video in the movie clip editor. I can see the motion data in the graph view: I've also created an empty from the motion data and when I hit playback I can see ...
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Using Wave Modifier instances in Animation node

In animation nodes is it possible to take an object data path output and run it with an instancer? I am trying to give a ghost type effect to the wave modifier on text. Throught the wave of the ...
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Save value on first occurrence in Animation Nodes

In this setup Random number defines Y position of Empty, which is shrinkwrapped-constrained to "Array of stairs". I'd like to save Z value (orange circle) in memory, when the first positive number ...
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Frame Duplication with Changing transparancy and colors

Is there a way to Change the colors and transparency of previous and post frames using the duplication frames, in object properties?
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Wrong length of Hair in Animation Nodes

Vertex group controls strands' Length (I don't using textures, because image sequences are not working with Particle System - it's a known limitation) I expected to see different values for each ...
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Can Animation Nodes extract data from dupli-instances?

By dupli-instances I mean dupli(verts/faces/particles/frames). I was thinking that once vertex snapping is working with duplies in 3d viewport, then you can somehow ...
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Iterate an Object Group in Animation Nodes [duplicate]

Is it possible to instance/repeat an object group in animation nodes? I would like to replicate a group on the polygon centers of an icosphere.
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How to draw line with 2d thickness using Animation Nodes?

I trying to make something like this (callout title. like in image) with animation nodes. And i need to draw line with thickness and animate it. If i use curve with Bevel Object (second curve) it give ...
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Logic Trigger Animations in Animation Nodes

You bake a sound, and when the volume evaluation for a particular bake is greater than .3, then an animation is triggered. The animation does not disappear when the value returns below .3. How could ...
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Problem with Curve Modifier in Animation Nodes

I instance a curve on the vertexes of a circle mesh. I create a plane with a curve modifier and instance it. I loop through the curve and plane instances, assigning each plane a curve to the modifiers[...
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How to round values of a Float List in Animation Nodes?

Math node only has Floor and Ceiling modes, while Float to Integer or Round nodes don't work with Float List (sockets doesn't connect in v2.1 (for 2.79b). Am I missing something here? Making a Loop ...
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simple operation using Animation Nodes in complex scene creates lag

I have created a simple Lod system using AN which only affects two collections each one with 18 objects and everything works fine, its only when I append the node tree to a more complex scene when ...
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whats wrong with AN??? why i cant animate values inside nodes [duplicate]

Sometimes its works and sometimes doesnt works. I have no idea why. I did same. In left pick is all right. The value changes during the animation. But in right pick is not okay! It just keeps the same ...
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animation nodes mix vector doesnt work

How i can fix it? I trying to make some morph with metaballs
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Exclude certain hair particles from face instancing

I want to relocate faces of a mesh to the spline's points, which are extracted from hair particles. Face should be placed only at the end of spline, except some strands, where I want to have another ...