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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How can I copy all selected Keyframes?

I tried to select a few keyframes and copy them at a later position in the dope sheet, but only a single finger was copied. Probably all keyframed items must be selected before copy and paste, how can ...
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Move duplicated key frames

I have been searching heavily on trying to move the duplicated keyframes from say 25 objects and paste it to another set of 25(and doing so to copy to over 100 objects) I have been able to copy a ...
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How to change Easing Type in Dope Sheet

I like to manage animation in Blender with the Dope Sheet editor. I know how to change keyframe's interpolation within this Editor, but not Easing Type, for that I need to use the Graph Editor. I ...
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Keframes aren't changeable!

If I create a second keyframe, the value can not be changed, and it always bounces back to the value of the first keyframe: View the value of the first Keyframe: Enter an other value for the second ...
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2.8 - Do I still need to mark each animation action for saving?

In Blender 2.8, do I still need to mark each animation action for saving, or will it retain the animation action datablocks when I close Blender down? I'm sorta used to having to doing some extra ...
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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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Nothing shows under Summary on Dope Sheet and cannot insert keyframes, either - Blender 2.8 Beta

I had prepared everything, following a video-tutorial step by step, to do a little animation (with armature) of this 2D zombie character and when I go to dope sheet, nothing appears under Summary. 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 order the objects in the dope sheet

Is there a way to order the objects in the dope sheet. I know you can move the channels up with the page up button and down with page down button. But this doesn't work with the objects, is there a ...
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Motion capture animation: how do I keep the animation keyframe information for a particular pose after removing marker data?

EDIT: I'm using version 2.79b and Cycles Render. I have motion capture data for a number of markers that come from a suit in a VICON MoCap studio. I also have a number of animations of the same ...
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Change Animation parent / link?

Is there a way to "re-parent" animation data? FYI, I don't know much about this, so I'm probably using the wrong term. Basically, I unintentionally "parented" (or linked? not exactly sure if that ...
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Can't set keyframe type of mask

Switching type does nothing at all. Keyframes stay normal yellow keyframes with unneeded linear motion between. Even if automatic keyframe insertion set to extreme or breakdown. How do I hold mask ...
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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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How can I rename value node animation references in the dope sheet editor?

I made a simple material animation, and the animated value nodes are represented in the dope sheet and graph editors as Default Value (Value) which is not very specific, I had renamed and relabeled ...
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Action Editor moves multiple tagged objects?

Hello once again Stack Exchange; Today i'm facing the trouble of animation without the use of the timeline, and onto the usage of Dope Sheets and the Action Editor. My Question is how do I ...
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nla editor - actions snap to beginning position of next bvh file

I followed a couple of tutorials and was able to get 5 bhv files to execute one after another on a character. The problem is that the character in the file completes one action from the first bvh ...
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Confusion over animations in the Dope Sheet and NLA Editor

I'm currently confused as to what's going on with my animations. If I click the star icon to lock a certain animation and mute the others, each animation works correctly. If I have none starred, the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Blender not playing the right animations

I made a simple block character to practice animating using armatures. I made four animations - idle, walking, running and jumping. It was working fine, I saved it and then closed it. The next day ...
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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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How to organise dope sheet keyframes with color or strips/groups and how to change the order of displaying animations?

I'm animating a book with a lot of pages, and few objects defines a single page animation (I'm talking about latices, empties and meshes). Using NLA isn't a good way of organise this kind of ...
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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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Why can't I flip key frames?

When animating, I realised not all the key frames get flipped! After selecting a column of keyframes in the dopesheet, I press Ctrl+C to copy them, then Shift+Ctrl+V to paste/flip them, but only one ...