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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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Number changing animation with animation nodes?

How to make number changing animation with animation nodes pleae?
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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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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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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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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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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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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 : 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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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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Animation nodes falloff

How to make the center of circle scale down again after scale up? Like a O shape.
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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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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'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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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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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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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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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 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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Animation Nodes, animating multiple path/spline objects

I am learning to motion graphic a logo. My set up is simple, imported logo as an svg and I have the collection of path shapes for each letter. I already created instanced, animated, heart shapes in ...
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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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The Grid Mesh Generator has changed its outputs, how do I turn its mesh output to vertices and indices?

I'm just trying to follow this tutorial but when I try doing the same in my computer, the output of the Grid Mesh is different: Am I missing something here?
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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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Blender - how to automatically stop render (last frame) when sound file ends (video sequencer)

I have an audio playing in Blender's video sequencer: How can I automatically have the render output stop when the audio has reached the end? Currently, I have to input my start and end frame ...
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Outputting python script / Subprogram node variables in animation nodes to text objects

I have variables from a python script that I would like to output to text objects. See image below I'm trying to get all the w1,w2,w3... variables to also be scene as text objects in the scene how can ...
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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 create splines streamlines

I am a beginner in Blender and in Animation nodes. Is it possible to somehow achieve simulation of streamlines just like on CFD simulations, but only with splines in Animation nodes? That is, splines ...
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Orient animated camera horizon to object Y axis

I have Empty in scene center and camera as a child to this empty. Camera always look in center of scene and 2m far from this center. In center i have long Y side object. I "tilt" camera by adjusting ...
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Trouble with animation nodes and objects appearing to be linked when they're not

I have this animation of some gears turning. It looks fine in the viewport, everything moves correctly, but when I render the animation the gears aren't turning or they're glitching. I tried to solve ...
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How to interpolate Wiggle Falloff (or maybe Noise Falloff) to 1 and 0 for each instances?

... something similar is done by "Index Mask Falloff", but it can only be animated via seed and animation is not smoothly animated unlike him "Wiggle Falloff" can be smoothly animated
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Broken and/or missing animation nodes?

I'm just now discovering blender and getting into animation nodes and they are awesome so far! Very complex and I'm still wrapping my head around it all. I'm following along with some tutorials (Shout ...

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