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Questions tagged [dopesheet]

Questions about the Dopesheet editor in Blender. The Dopesheet is used for managing animations and keyframes for the entire scene.

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Child of Constraint not working

The influence of the bone I created is set to 0, the animation does not work when I set it to 1 again. video : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8w2DARNBwQw&feature=youtu.be
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Zooming in dope sheet. Change to zoom at current mouse-position?

In 2.79 in the Dope Sheet editor. Is there a way to change the mousewheel-zoom style from: "Zoom to the middle of the track." to "Zoom wherever the mouse currently is ?" Coming from video editing, ...
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How to change the object of an animations scale when you saved the key frames as LocRotScale

guys fairly new to blender and I ran into some trouble... I worked really hard on an animation saving each keyframe via LocRotScale However now I want to change the object size but I can't... Is ...
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Problem when moving and changing object pose at the same time

As you can see in the image below, I can move and rotate the object correctly: It turns out, I'd like to move it and change your pose at the same time and I can not do that. I modified only the ...
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Keyframe Snapping Blender 2.8

I can't seem to toggle the keyframe snapping off in Blender 2.8. I'm making an animation with grease pencil and I can't do that with one frame per second so I need to toggle snapping off so I can ...
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Using blender as left click select, means right click dragging in dope sheet timeline, how to switch it to left?

im using blender as left click to select, which means dragging in the dopesheet, you have to use the right click, is there a way to switch it to left click?
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Problem flipping/duplicating keyframes

I seem to be having issues with flipping and duplicating some keyframes. I've tried using Ctrl + C, Shift + Ctrl + V and duplicating keyframes in the Dope Sheet, but I can't get copied frames to work ...
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Dope sheet summary name part is hidden

Does anyone know how I can get the name of my dope sheet things back up without restarting my entire file? The second picture is what happens when I press T. It didn't work sadly.
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How to display single channel in graph editor / dopesheet?

I ussually use hide/unhide , so for every single channel i want to solo, i have to press shift-H (reveal the selected one and hide another). But i feel it's to slow doing it over and over again. is ...
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Why the gray line is drawn between two non-identical keyframes?

I thought the horizontal bar in the Action Editor/Dope Sheet is drawn when two keyframes are identical. In my case I have keyframes with different values, but the horizontal line is still drawn. In ...
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NLA strip disappeared after I edited dope sheet - Animation no longer works

The NLA strip disappeared after I edited the dope sheet. I've saved the file and opened it again but there's still no strip. Now my armature follows the path but it doesn't do the walk cycle like it ...
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Moving of frame intervals for F-Curves modifiers

Blender 2.79b on Ubuntu 16.04. I have dozens F-Curves with Noise modifier. I use option “Restrict Frame Range” on N-panel for each of them to set particular frame intervals where modifier must be ...
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Blender 2.8 | How to cancel animation scrubbing

I'm using a handler (frame_change_pre) and trying to force Blender to stay on one frame while scrubbing by using scene.frame_set(frameNumber) However, while the ...
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evenly space keyframes in dopesheet

I want to do an animation of the motion of an horse. Now i moved single keyframes because i had some in wrong order. But now they arent evenly spaced, and it shows :) If somone knows how i could ...
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Distribute Keys Dope Sheet

I would like to automate a few dope sheet keys animation, I setup the initial location of the elements and the end location: Now I need that they can be distributed between those frames 0 to 115 like ...
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Why is part of the motion tracking dopesheet grey?

I motion tracked and solved a bit of footage and on the dopesheet it has different colors. I know green is solved motion, red is not solved motion, but what is grey? It also has the required 8 ...
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In Blender 2.8, is there a way to change the New Keyframe Type for the grease pencil dope sheet?

I'd like to be able to add different types of keyframes in the dope sheet as easily as within the timeline. Is there a way to do that now, or is this something that may be added to Blender at a later ...
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How do I download action strips?

I have watched a few YouTube videos on how to create and animate with NLA Editor and Dope Sheet (bake) but my thing ain't working out. I want to get action strips but I cannot find any! I have tried ...
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Copy Pose and Copy Inverted Pose Buttons

I'm following a Blender book on character creation. It mentions about clicking on Copy Pose and Paste Inverted Pose buttons on the header. I'm guessing it's referring to on the Dope Sheet, which I ...
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Dope Sheet mode in 2.8 : is it possible to display Grease Pencil & regular Dope Sheet keys at the same time?

Is it possible to display at the same time "regular" keyframes from the Dope Sheet (eg. camera) and grease pencil keyframes, in Blender 2.8 ? When retiming an animation, it is not very intuitive (and ...
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how to combine animations of different objects into 1 animation

I made a 0.50 second animation for firing, but it splits into different animations, and when i want to save it in action editor in dope sheet, i see lots of names. i think it's because I'm animating ...
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How do I change the End Frame in an animation without changing the max frames in other animations within a character?

In the dope sheet I selected Action Editor in the dropdown menu to animate my character with multiple different animations and they all take up different amount of frames. But when I change the End ...
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Empty Dope Sheet

everyone. I'm trying to do a simple, two keyframe animation with a human model. I'd like to move the keyframes around and mess with the easing but my dope sheet is completely empty. The model animates ...
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Dope Sheet copy/paste buffer keyframes problem

Hello, I have issue with keyframes in dope sheet editor. When I select all my bones, keyframes and copy them, I want to press (Ctrl+Shift+V)shortcut and all keyframes are paste except IK Bones, Pole ...
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How to move keyframes in 2.79 like in 2.8 : Left click and move?

I´m using 2.79 and on the user preferences I´d like to use what blender 2.8 does in the dopesheet: (I use left click as default method for selection): 1. Left click select a keyframe 2. Move it using ...
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Cannot keyframe anymore. All movement stopped and every keyframe is the same

In the Dopesheet, I had an animation. Now for an unknown reason, the armature bones move but the object does not, LocRotScale wise. While I can perform the steps of moving my object in OBJECT mode, ...
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Copy only Animated key to multiple meshes [duplicate]

Ok, I have an object a country, where I have in the middle one mesh that I´m using a force field to expand and make the other objects translate from it´s positions: Prior to this physics I´m using ...
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How to replace value for all keyframes?

I recorded an animation with my object z set to 1.00 but realised afterwards it needs to be at 3.00 throughout. How can I set the object's ...
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Why does copy paste keyframes paste keyframes additional to those I selected?

In the dopesheet I press a twice to deselect everything push b to lasso select select some keyframes from an object push ...
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Dope Sheet Key Automation/Effects/Preset

I have all this elements that are going down on the animation I would like to automate the all the keys one after another so that they follow a standard of creating the elements one after the another: ...
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Get dopesheet selection

I'd like to make a script that sets the start and end frames of my rendering frame range to equal the frames I've selected in my dopesheet editor, I.e. if I have a selection of frames ranging from ...
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Dope sheet keyframes: select every nth frame

I've got the following dope sheet keyframes setup. I want to automate the process to select every 2nd keyframe of an object. It's sort of an edge loop selection on keyframes, but slightly different.
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Dope Sheet keyframes: shear keyframes

I got an animation with blinking lights, animated by an emission and transparent node connected to a mix shader. I want them to go on and off after eachother, instead of all together at one time. Is ...
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Change Frame Range Display

is there a way to change frame dispaly from 0,2,4,6..etc to 1,3,5,7,9..etc
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Dopesheet summary not showing

Even though I have an armature with two actions and many keyframes assigned to it, my dopesheet summary is not showing. The button at the bottom of the dopesheet window should toggle the summary but ...
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Clean keyframes not removing useless keyframes

So I have been fiddling around with blender, and cannot figure out why the clean keyframes action is not acting as I expected. I have a light that is blinking, and there are some extra key frames in ...
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Actions not being exported

I've only tested with FBX and Godot's Better Collada Exporter as of now, however in both cases my action is not being exported. This is the only mention of it in the entire file (action is called <...
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On appended character keyframes are semi-visible and not saved

I have problem with my character, which I append to my file. Keyframes in Dope sheet are semi-visible as you can see in the image. When I change position of any bone of this character, keyframe ...
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What Determines Action Selected in Action Editor

I've been having trouble with working on the desired action in the action editor, and I'm wondering if there's a way to make sure I'm working on the action I want to. Often I'll create a new action, ...
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How to delete keyframes in the armature

some keyframes are undeletable in dope sheet. But, they can be deleted one by one in 3D view in object mode..... This is annoying... How to delete all the keyframes at once? The file is attached ...
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Select a bone from dope sheet

Is it possible do select a bone directly from the dope sheet? For example, i want to select only the bones that have pose in a given keyframe. Thanks!
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Dope sheet and graph editor are kind of “dark”

This strange thing happens when some books falls on my keyboard. It doesn't affect to my workflow at all but it's really annoying. As you can see, it's seems like i have switch off a bright option ...
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In blender time line how can I control which frame I want to show/not show?

I rotoscoped a video animation using the grease pencil, and I would like to start messing with the timings. How do you hide certain frames without deleting them?
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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 do I get all the Keyframes I see other people using?

I see people using all sorts of keyframes when they push "I". I cannot seem to get these options. When I push "I", I get the following: "All Channels", "Only selected channels", and "In active group". ...
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Animation presets for motion graphics

I want to create a preset where letters pop into view and move forward and backwards (motion graphic). I already know there is actions but actions assume the location is known and is a fixed value. ...
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Dope Sheet Editor selects all channels at the same time

My problem is that in Dope Sheet editor I'm trying to create object action time offset and I can't select individual channels. Is this because objects have .000-.012 name convention?
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Difference between Dope,NLP,F curve, key frame animations

I am new to blender. My task is to animate a 3d cad model. I exported it as individual .stl files and imported it in a blender. My question is there are various animation option like Nlp, dope sheet, ...
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How do I write in the dope sheet? [duplicate]

I'm currently still trying to open my door, and need to be able to write "open door" in the dope sheet so that when I click in the logic bricks on the dope sheet icon, "open door" is there and will ...
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Why do I have these little dots?

I made an animation in other blend file (with keyframes). Now when I imported it into a new file, the animation has one of these dots per frame intead a keyframe inserted. Why does this happen? I ...