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

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The audio strip I put in the video sequencer offsets every time I pause the timeline

I'm trying to make a music video, so I attached audio to the project to help me with timing. However, every time I pause to adjust something or write down a timestamp even if for just a second, the ...
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stuck keyframes on dope sheet

I am trying to make an animation and the problem that I am encountering is that there are a few keyframes that i cant seem to delete inside the DOPE SHEET , they all are highlighted in yellow all the ...
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How to show only selected strips on dope sheet in VSE?

I'm using Blender 4.0.2 on Windows 10. In VSE, I would like the dope sheet to display only the keyframe data for the selected strip(s), but it shows all the data for all the strips. It's very messy ...
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How do I pin a channel in the dope sheet

When I try to animate, It gets annoying when I have to constantly switch back between bones just to see the channels. Ive heard of "pinning" channels but I do not see anything to pin it. I ...
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Material change bleeds into other actions

I want to create two separate actions: one moves the object, and the other changes object color via a material. For some reason color change appears during the move action. In fact material changes ...
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Copying keyframes to complete walk cycle

I am almost done blocking my walk cycle. However, when I try to copy frame 3 and paste it on frame 15 using "paste flipped," I do not get the desired result. His hands/feet do not copy over ...
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In my GLB I have Actions and Animations; I see them in Blender, but why not the Keyframes?

Can't see the keyframes. Where are they? (Deselecting "only selected object" for the dopesheet:) but how to see only keyframes for specific actions? only show keyframes for "walking&...
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How to stagger linked duplicate grease pencil animations?

I don't know the term for this as I can't find what I am looking for through googling. I have a grease pencil object with a frame by frame animation. I have created a linked duplicate, as I want the ...
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How can I duplicate an object in an animation?

It's my first time animating with blender and I'm having some troubles. I created this world, which has certain elements that need to be animated. I already had some animations done, when I realized ...
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Dope Sheet has red lines

I've searched for other answers but no luck yet, and it is for sure that i have kept the naming consistent, but still i got the problem when i restart my project. and i've tried other's python code ...
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Can I have Groups in Dope Sheet?

Is there a way to make groups in Dope Sheet, so they can be collapsed, similar to the Scene collection? I tried Ctrl+G on the dope sheet, it opens a prompt to add a name, but nothing happens. It ...
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How can I "stretch" the time for timeline markers

Ok this is somethign very specific, and kinda dumb Many know they thing if going to the first key on the dope sheet and streteching/ extending / scaling all the frames to the desired lenght BUT Is ...
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Yellow dots in the dope sheet that can't be edited or deleted

I have those yellow dots with a black center in the dope sheet, and they only appear after the action, and they are related with no bones. I can't edit or delete them. I'm wondering what they are? How ...
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Finding the Custom Properties of a rig in the dope sheet or the graph editor

I'm attempting to figure out if there is a simple way to find the custom properties of a rig in the dope sheet or graph editor. In the rain rig, for example, there is a custom property called "...
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Random Camera appeared after i've done some animation

I just finished creating an animation for my character, but i then i decided to play the animation through the camera view and it ended up showing me a random camera view that i don't have in my scene....
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Dope Sheet Action Editor turned orange. I think I've changed a setting somewhere on accident, how can I undo it?

If you open a new blender file and open the Action Editor in the Dope Sheet, it looks like this: Nice and clean, empty, and gray. In this new file, changing the End frame of the Timeline also sets the ...
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How to find "To scene range" in Blender 3.6.2 LTS Version?

How to find "To scene range" in Blender 3.6.2 LTS Version? I am using blender 3.3.10 LTS then updated to 3.6 and i cant find this button.
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How to get Camera FocalLenght to enter ActionsEditor?

When you select an object, as you put some keyframes for location, rotation and so on, you get an action associated to them but if you select the camera and keyframe the focal length, you don't get an ...
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Changing frame on animating object stops it from spinning around parented object

I have made an animation of gears. When I change the frame 1-10 to 1-5 (so both gears and empty can go faster) in the dope sheet editor, the parent object and middle gear spins on their axis, but the ...
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Hide F-Curve Channel in Dope Sheet via Python

I am baking a lot of keyframes in the strip time parameter of NLA strips. As it's 1 keyframe per blender frame, the keyframe counts end up in the sheer thousands with multiple strips. Is there any ...
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Where are the keyframes for the textures tab in the Properties

I am using this texture in Compositing I have tried to find they keyframe for this : But have not been able to find it I turned off Only Show Selected and turned on Show Hidden but it's not there, I ...
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Animation copied from the identical object gets messed up

Noob question... I have two animated, identical objects (Object1 and Object2). They are copies of one object, imported as FBX in one Blender file. They have two different animations, one per each ...
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Why can't I copy and paste the grease pencil keyframe?

It is in Grease Pencil mode that DopeSheet does not allow you to copy and paste keyframes. I reset the Keymap settings to factory defaults. I still can't copy and paste. Why? Blender 3.0.0
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New Blender Animation Doesn't Save

Anytime I create a new animation there's a 0 next to it and upon exporting it to unity it doesn't show up in the new animations. I've searched this question but I can't find any answers regarding this....
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Show only specific transforms in timeline/graph editor

I have a scene with hundreds of objects of which I want to animate the rotation, location and size. If I select all objects, the timeline gets a little messy. That's why I want to hide everything ...
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Object still animates despite not having any keyframes in dope sheet or timeline

Despite having no keyframes on my dope sheet or timeline (or anywhere that I can find) my object still animates when I press play. There is one keyframe at the beginning I added, but even if I delete ...
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Why is there a red bar in the dope sheet?

There's a red bar in my dope sheet that I noticed as indicated by the red arrows. Is that a bad thing or is that just part of blender?
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How to group keyframes for materials?

I'm looking for a way to group, move and copy material keyframes. For this I use the Dope Sheet, Action Editor and NLA. Unfortunately, it doesn't show any material keyframes in the Action Editor. If I ...
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Can't Edit Frames in Dope Sheet

I'm trying to create an animation using a linked rig. I created Library Overrides for the rig - I assume this is part of my issue - and I can create key frames, but I cannot modify them in anyway. I ...
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Show only rotation keyframes in the dopesheet?

Is there a way to show only rotation keyframes in the dopesheet? Or only scale, location ,etc.
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Non-Selected Object Keys Still Showing in Dope Sheet

Hello! Would anybody happen to know why this bone/control continues to show keys after enabling "Show Selected Objects" only? I have tried swapping in and out of Object mode, restarted, and ...
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What is the proper way to delete all keyframes for entire timeline including MeshVertex?

I found this thread but it didn't help. The only source i found that clears "all" animation data is ...
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Startup script to "frame all" Dope Sheet / Graph Editor after setting frame range

A quick bit of context: I am interested in having a startup script that among other things, sets the frame start and frame end. Ideally this would be in a startup script over a startup file as is it ...
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Non linear Editor in Blender 3.2 is not playing animations on different tracks

I ran into a strange problem. Usually if you have in the NLA Editor more than one track, and you chain these animations one after another on the timeline, they will play in that order. You need to ...
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Hide certain channels from Dope Sheet?

Greetings, I'm working on an animation with 150 objects. I've finished animating and keyframing the objects' transformations, so my next step is to work on their colors. I would like to solely focus ...
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Stash actions of all selected objects and rename their NLA track to the same name

Situation: I was doing a physic simulation with thousands of small objects. I baked those into keyframes => should be 1st animation. Now I want to do this again for a second animation. Problem: I ...
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How do i pick a start and end frame to scale key frames?

I'm making a visualizer for my own music. I find sometimes when I do this, the keyframes come out as if my audio was slowed down 300% or so. I think this is just a glitch because the geometry of what ...
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Blender Timeline jump Frames

im learning animations and im working on duplicate the model and the animations of this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=odwQbnA4ErM But im struggling at 2:43. It seems like not every Frame is ...
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How to rename geometry main group inputs so they reflect in the dopesheet as well?

I am trying to figure out how to rename the properties in the dopesheet to match that of the main inputs of the main geometry group but there seems to be no user-friendly way to do this? Am i missing ...
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Is there a way to reverse dope sheet frames for a reversed animation?

so I made this figure and make it dance for around 230 frames. The problem is that I need more animation time to film longer with the camera, therefore I need more frames. The animation jumps back to ...
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I reused a Mixamo animation for my modified Mixamo model. But, the origin is offset from the mesh in this animation. Animation not working as intended

I was adding some modeling tweaks to a character model in Blender that I had previously exported from Mixamo. I wanted to use the "Strike Forward Jog" animation from Mixamo, so I imported ...
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Keyframes selectable, can't move or delete them

I am relatively new to Blender animation. I find myself unable to move or delete keyframes in the Dopesheet Editor. I also see that they have a ghosted appearance. How do I change these keyframes (...
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Keyframes/poses are not being interpolated armature/mesh

I created poses and then apllied different mouth poses on different keyframes but it is not working. Let's say i want my object to say "HAPY" At keyframe 0 applied pose "BMP" for ...
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Why do Grease Pencil keyframes show up in the Dope Sheet (Grease Pencil mode), but not in the Timeline?

Are grease pencil object keyframes not the same as normal keyframes?
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Is it possible in blender dope sheet?

I want to increase or decrease the proportion while keeping the keyframes at regular intervals, but is this function possible on the blender?
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How can I create Knife animations in blender?

I have created a Game-Engine ready setup for exporting a selection of animations to Unity. I am currently in the process of creating, what is meant to be, CSGO style knife animations. Note that I am ...
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mesh deform sideways when i copy and paste pose!

I am trying to paste an animation, but everytime i crtl+c and paste ctrl+shift+v to the time i want, i get this weird distortion, i dont wanna correct it by hand because it will take a lot of time... ...
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Select all bones with a keyframe at a specific frame in the timeline

In the dope sheet, I have a marker that tells me I have bones with a keyframe at a specific frame. I can scroll down the sheet to find them, but I was wondering if there was a faster way to do it? My ...
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Onion skin option disappeared

I have run into a problem. I'm new to blender, and i'm working on an animation. The onion skin button was working/showing and then it disappeared from the layers menu. Could anyone help me bring it ...
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Animation not playing anymore

I finished making my animation and I went to change the position of my camera. So I put it in walk navigation and changed the position of my camera. But when I went back into pose mode to play the ...
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