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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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Object Attribute Input/Output doesn't work on bbone edit mode parameters?

Bendy Bones have a lot of properties, and they have a version of them in Edit mode and pose mode. I am trying to assign values to the edit mode version of Ease In. But Animation nodes doesn't seem to ...
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How to get correct context in animation nodes script

I am trying to apply Set Inverse on all the ChildOf Constraints on the armature, using animation nodes Script Node in blender 2.82. But when triggering the script I get only this error: How can I fix ...
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why am i getting an error while using interpolation from curve in animation nodes? [closed]

the blender version I am using is 2.8a when I insert an interpolation from curve, it shows an error.
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Read Adobe Color Scheme file *.ase to use the color values

i am trying to read the *.ase files created by Adobe's Color Scheme Platform. I have found a python code that parses the data. https://github.com/nsfmc/swatch However I can't get it to run in AN. I ...
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How to have an object's scale be affected by proximity to empty?

I have a collection of cubes that are parented to a spinning circle. I would like the cubes to increase in scale as they pass through an empty and then shrink again so that the cubes at the front are ...
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Animation nodes, barchart, I can generate the bars, but how do I animate them?

Newbie with animation nodes. Through various tutorials, I've managed to come up with the following nodetree (blendfile: https://mega.nz/#!WHhXQKgK!jY9JOj2t-OHm_srS-ysibNsU7nSLnfmmBcRuPsBM9is ) This ...
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Pageturn: Duplicate animated objects with time offset (Animation Nodes)

I animated a book page and want to instantiate the page with all its animation. Because the page is modified by several objects like empties and a lattice I don’t know how to do it in an easy way. I ...
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I'm having problem enabling Animation Nodes in blender 2.82

I dont know what to do. Im pretty sure you will get the idea what is wrong by seeing this picture. I'm new doing animation in blender so any help will be apprreciated...
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Blender 2.82 animation nodes toolbar is missing

Animation nodes toolbar is missing. Latest AN for blender 2.8x installed and works. Only the toolbar not shown.
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“Dll load failed” error when trying to install Animation Nodes in 2.81b and 2.8

Not a top notch programmer here, just an artist. Recently tried using AN with 2.8 and 2.81b but have been getting this error (Image Attached). Too much to type and I'm not sure exactly what's wrong. ...
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Move several objects along the edges if an object with Animation Nodes

I have a question about a particular case in Animation Nodes , I want to move many tiny objects alone the edges of a mesh as loop and randomly target. as you see in the below : In this case , I've ...
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Splitting keyframe into separate animations by darkspots in the time line

So for a project I'm working on I have hundreds of models in FBX format(including animations) These FBX files were originally DAE but due to issues with the Y-Axis being up, the animations got all ...
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How to create explicit (parametric) functions in animation node?

I'm trying to understand the math of animation nodes (Omar's helping) to create surfaces, and I was very curious how I could use AN to create parametric functions.I used the _surface_z addon for to ...
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Using / making text into a procedural shader material in nodes

I know I can wrap text around a curve but is it possible to use / make text into a procedural shader material using nodes? I would like to have the text as a procedural shader material to place it ...
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Using animation nodes to create / animate different 3D Polyhedrons solids using the expression node

Using animation nodes to make 3D platonic / geometric / polyhedrons solids using expression node. The reason I want to do this is to animate them in different ways. Some of the objects would be ...
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Start a particle’s animation when it’s in a certain location with animation nodes?

That title is quite the mouthful, so I’ll try to explain my issue as best I can, which I had for like 5 days now and simply can’t find any solution to. Context: I have a plain that is subdivided a ...
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Number changing animation with animation nodes?

How to make number changing animation with animation nodes pleae?
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rotate object list (with different origins) around a single pivot Animation Nodes

i'm learning about Animation Nodes and i dont know a lot of things haha I want to rotate some objects around a pivot point But i don't know how to do That! Hmmm all is this: i've put a random text ...
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How to decode many words in a sequence?

I am trying to randomize some words from a list. The idea is that each letter of the word randomizes until it forms the word and then skips to the next word. Basically decoding the a list of words. ...
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Animation Nodes can Not be enabled and also can not be deleted

Animation Nodes addon (Jacques Lucke Version 2.1.4 ) can Not be enabled in Blender 2,82a and also can not be deleted There is an exclamation mark icon inside triangle and it says ...
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Create animated textures in time with the music in blender 2.81

Is it possible to create an animated texture to the rhythm of music, whether they are animations of lights or texture evolutions, which follow the musical rhythm? I have seen several tutorials on this,...
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AN and extra mesh addon

I treid but I see no way of adding addional images to this post so I'm giving up this question is inspired by a post from wishmasteregel called "How to create explicit (parametric) functions in ...
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Animating a dynamic amount of objects from CSV data using Animation Nodes

Problem I was given some data from a simulation and am trying to animate said data. I've gone through several other posts where they accomplished this using Animation Nodes, which works for a fixed ...
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Animation Node addon error with Blender 2.83

Hi friends I'm relatively new to Blender but really wanted to try using the Animation Node addon. I keep getting this error. I've tried going into my AppData and deleting the Animation node app data ...
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Making new items in an array fade in

I'm working on an animation in Blender 2.8 wherein a line is increasing in length over the course of 40 frames. I'm using the array modifier, so a discrete rectangular shape is duplicated along the ...
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Can Pycharm be used in animation node script?

Hil all, i set pycharm up to write code for blender. I can read code from blender text editor from pycharm and the console in blender prints out correctly, but i dont get any output from the script ...
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Color with falloff | Animation nodes 2.1 in blender 2.81a

I have these squares that spin 90 degrees when the falloff passes over them, I want them to change color from blue to magenta at the same time, I've made this array to clone one and got the color to ...
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Splines Animated by Sound - Animation Nodes

I've just made the change from Blender 2.79 to 2.81a. I've also updated my Animation Nodes to 2.1.4. Both are installed and working as expected except for the Sound Baking function in AN. Some ...
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How to animate an expanding network using Animation Nodes 2.0?

I need to animate an abstract visualisation of an expanding network in Blender 2.8, consisting lines that keep on growing until they meet at a junction point (represented by a sphere), where they ...
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Text filled by balls

i am new to Blender , and in C4D ,i know it is very convenient to use motion graph to generate such kind of effect , Besides it is very convenient to adjust text content , and i discover Blender for a ...
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Animation Nodes: Propogate a vector path along either X “OR” Y axis randomly without overlap

I'm trying to make a maze like vector path which only has 90 degree turns and no intersection Using a parameter loop with "Reassign" mode + a random boolean controlling which axis gets a value added ...
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Add shape key using set keyframe nodes

I just want to know that how can we add shape key data in set keyframe nodes. I have tried it using data.shapekey_path but it is showing "could not set Keyframe" error. and i have added the ...
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Animation Nodes: Allign object to direction of vector path/Line path

Made some random vector going in either x or y direction plus constant z increments Made it pass through a loop and used a 'start/end/step' line generator to make location for the steps how can i ...
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Animation nodes to shader nodes

Can I use Numbers List to cycles materialoutput node in animation nodes? I want to use numbers list to many objects which I made in Object Instancer node.
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Animation nodes falloff

How to make the center of circle scale down again after scale up? Like a O shape.
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Animation Nodes : Use Previous output of a Loop in calculation of the next iteration

What i am trying to achieve : Random floating floors (square plane) floating stairs connecting to each of them (Line generator with steps) all floating floors have another floor which is parallel to ...
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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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There is a way to instance two rigid body objects with hinge constraint between then using AN?

I want to make several instances (clones) of a simple rigid body setup: two rigid bodies linked with a hinge constraint. Each one of the instances need to bend by the hinge in its proper individual ...
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Make particles start their animations when they're emitted using Animation Nodes?

I've asked at least a dozen questions on this same problem I've had, and pretty much managed to filter out every singe idea to solve it, now I'm 100% certain AN is the only option. As I've already ...
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I am having trouble installing animation nodes

I am trying to install the animation nodes addon on my mac, but I keep getting this error message I cannot find the specified folders on my mac and would really like some help if anyone knows what ...
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Animation Nodes Image stack to volume Blender 2.82/3

Is it possible to stack a sequence of images as a texture for a volume shader similar to what can be done in Houdini Convert Slice images to Volume There is an example of what has been done in Blender ...
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Animation Nodes : How to add/replace “Get list element” output into a new collection?

Trying to build a basic procedural Cube shaped rooms where One collection will have many pre-made wall presets (wall with window,wall with door etc) AN will take each wall ,make 4 copies with 90 ...
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Animation nodes´ path animated camera is not smooth

I got an animation node script from this question (Is there a way to animate a camera along a curve at specific speed?) and the node tree looks like this: The setup works well (thanks for ...
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How can avoid spheres interesecting?

I have an animation of objects running along a spline and they vary their scale following a sine pattern. The thing is that the spheres sometimes overlap. I have made a loop which contains another ...
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Is there literally NO way to start a particle animation when the particle is emitted?

I've been battling the particle system for over a week now without any success. A little context to what my issue is: I'm using an instantiated collection(!) with 4 meshes in it as particles, each of ...
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Animation Nodes - Object ID Key - Group

Got my hands on V1.7.5 of Animation Nodes and there is something I can't understand. I create a group with 4 cubes and as I plug in a "Objects from Group" node to a "Object ID key" the Debug drawer ...
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How to animate plane to sound falloff in animation nodes 2.1 (Blender 2.8)?

For Blender 2.8, i tried to recreate the sound falloff on a plane from the Animation nodes 2.0 Documentation: So far i came up with this, but it does not work, i can not figure out why: Can someone ...
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Can't find the “Reassign loop parameter” node in animation nodes addon

I'm using blender-2.81a with the animation nodes add-on (V2.1.6) . The animation nodes documentation says that in order to change loop values while iterating I need to use the Reassignment Operator ...
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How to make voronoi move like living ants?

In Twitter link below, I saw this work by Joe Gatling a few days ago. His voronoi moves like live bugs. How do you create that in Blender? Moving ants with voronoi. Edit. I'm back. I've just ...
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How does the Action Wiggle Node works in animation nodes?

I haven´t been able to make work the Action Wiggle node in AN 2.1.5. Can someone please provide a working example on how to make this node work?

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