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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Find identical keyframes

I was wondering if there is some sort of tool/option in the Dope Sheet that would highlight all the keyframes that has the exact same value in loc/rot/scale or just one of those in a different color ...
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How to keyframe object visibility within an action

I have several objects each with an armature modifier set to the same armature object using vertex groups for influence. I am trying to hide/show objects during a few frames of an action within 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 visible on timeline, but no keyframe markers in dope sheet

While working on my third animation in Blender (a couple of fighter craft taking off from the launch platform), I wanted to smooth out the transition from VTOL to horizontal flight by slightly ...
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Dope Sheet Proportional Edit falloff types?

just wondering if the falloff types are working for proportional editing in the Dope Sheet. All the falloff types seem to be doing the same thing. I want to play around with taking a batch of ...
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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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Adding a new keyframe while working with dopesheet sets the last keyframe to the current

So I have a problem were I add a new keyframe in between a loop the last keyframe takes the new keyframe's value. Lets say I have : keyframe 1: x=0 keyframe 2: x=16 and then I add keyframe 3: x=6 ...
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Paste flip animation does not give the expected results

I am doing a walk cycle using an imported .mhx file. To do the walk cycle, I animate the legs and hand for the first frame then I paste the inverse in the frame 21 (in my case). In the first scenario: ...
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Organise collections in dope sheet

As seen in the image I have 3 collections FG, Chara, Stroke. I need to organise such the the FG is at top, Chara is middle and Stroke is at bottom. I would like to do so without having to move on Y ...
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How to bake multiple sounds to f-curve to the same object

So im animating a characters mouth using shapekeys and baking them to an audio clip. I want to add three different audio clips to the same character's mouth using bake sound to f curve. But, when i ...
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Simplify dope sheet

Is there a way to simplify the dope sheet to only show the shader nodetree keyframe?
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Dopesheet (motion tracking): Keyboard shortcut to jump to keyframe?

I'm motion tracking a long shot (1000s of frames) with numerous tracks which are only valid for a portion of the footage. It's hard to discern if a track has stopped tracking because its gone out of ...
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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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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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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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Improving workflow with Dopesheet-Editor

I am working on a lenghty animation with lots of small, consecutive animations. currently all in one scene und very unstructured over the dopesheet-editor. I would like to group-up the single ...
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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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dope sheet — how to show two or more NLA strips (actions) belonging to one object

I have an animation set up in the NLA editor with two or more actions for many of the objects. The dope sheet only seems to be able to show one action per object. Example: I have a flower object ...
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How to copy multiple Actions to multiple objects?

Iam trying to assign "ACTION1" and "ACTION2" to several objects. This is my current code: ...
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Cant see keyframes in dope sheet

As you can see in the attached image, I add keyframes but i cannot see any change in the dopesheet. Just for info: I have 3 object selected, 2 are from another layer in the same scene and are group ...
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Keyframed bones not animating

My animation was working fine but after reopening blender and despite the keyframes with the correct values and at the correct spot being present in my dope sheet, my IK bone is not moving anymore (...
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Is there a way to offset in time a scene's animation including physics and particle caches and markers?

[this is kind of an extension of How to Offset a Particle cache in Time ] I am working on a complex animation with lots of moving parts, including multiple particle systems as well as two smoke ...
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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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Why i can't re-scale the keyframes from a keyed geometry animation on the dope-sheet?

I'm having the problem that i can't re-scale (move) the Keyframes made by keyed animations of my geometry...when i do that the animation just appears as the same as before, but i did move the ...
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Why Do I See Multiple Black Specks on the Canvas when Using the 2D Animation Workspace?

I just downloaded blender 2.831 LTS, and on going into 2D Animation I got this screen with all the dots (image attached). These dots are not pixel errors. Also blender 2.82a file is not opening in 2....
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What is this black bar in the Dopesheet and is it the reason I can't play my animation?

I cant play my animation. There is a black thick bar in the dope sheet and timeline. I think this is the reason. How do I fix this?
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Insert Blank Keyframe not working + Time Offset Modifier

So I created a basic walk cycle in Grease Pencil and with time modifier looped it. Now that I am trying to insert blank keyframes to the same to terminate it, and work again in the same layer it is ...
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How Can I Select All Channels that Have Been Added to a Channel Group in the Dope Sheet or Graph Editor?

I created a channel group in the Dope Sheet to help organize a lot of finger bones for a character's hand, which allows them all to be located under one collapseable section. But this group consists ...
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Can we create an Action from a Dopesheet animation?

I have animated a number of Shader Node properties and the keyframes show up in the Dopesheet but not in the Actions editor. I have tried copying the keyframes from the Dopesheet but I can't paste ...
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Keyframing for “Animate Property” Button

So I'm working on animating the weights of trackers in a video sequence. I am wondering how and where I can find these weight value keyframes within the Dope Sheet or even better, the Graph Editor. I ...
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I can't add Channels/Objects to my Blender Dopesheet

I'm using the Blender Video editor to edit a video. I've added a Transform Effect strip, and I'm trying to change the position, make a key frame of that, then change it again and make another key ...
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How do you jump through animation keyframes in a loop?

How do you jump through animation keyframes in a loop? Currently when using the "jump to keyframe" hotkey the playhead stops on the last keyframe rather than going back to the start. I can press "...
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Cache File in the Dopesheet

In the Dopesheet is mode "Cache File". I would like to use it to mix my caches, but there is absolute no info in the manual. Is it working? How can I use it for alembic for example.
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Scale keyframes but avoid keyframe collision

I want to scale my animation, but I have a couple of keyframes that are 1 frame apart that I need to always stay 1 frame apart. I don't know if this is possible but it would be nice that in some way I ...
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How can I convert an animation into a spritesheet?

My goal I have a character with a cyclic animation and I would like to transform that into a spritesheet. What I did What I tried so far is to duplicate the character and the armature to the next ...
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How to move keyframes from dopesheet mode to action editor?

So I just learned about the NLA editor, and I think it will save me a bunch of time animating. The thing is, I made my animation before the tutorial, in the dope sheet's "dope sheet mode" ...
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Is it possible to move keys of Rig Main Properties?

I'm animating a character rigged with Riggify. I want to switch IK/FK between two poses. If I want to modify the timing, I drag the keys of my whole character but thoses keys seems impossible to ...
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Bone and object keyframe visibility

I have an animation sequence that is setup with both object and bone keyframes. How do I display both of these keyframes in the timeline or dope sheet to be able to adjust when things start and end? ...
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Object kept old properties until given frame

I edited an object (separated a part from it to be exactly), and I think my timeline was focused on frame 41, because now, until that frame, my object has its old properties (part is not separated). ...
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How can i loop greasepencil keyframes with a cycles modifier like in the graph editor?

I would like to loop 4-6 GreasePencil keyframes every spaced out over 100 frames. Usually with meshes i can go into the graph editor and add a 'Cycles' Modifier with add to offset , and this will ...
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How can I remove these red lines from my Dope Sheet?

I exported my Blender file and then imported it into UE4. I had some kind of import problems in the ue4 editor so I deleted all the imported files inside ue4. When I returned to my Blender file to ...
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Can't save poses in my pose library? They get overwritten?

I pose my armature select all bones and save them in the pose library, do another pose and save it in a new spot, repeat a couple times. Now I got like 5 poses. If I sue the hour glass to switch ...
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Why is the NLA editor permanently messing up my actions?

I've been using Blender for a few years, and I'm finally delving into making actions for a character. So far so good, until I try to start using the NLA editor - it seems like it should be ...
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How to Change Timeline Start/End Based on Current Action

Is it possible to have a specific start and end frame associated with an action in Blender, separate from the animation timeline? I am making various actions for a character, some are short cycles, ...
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Copying object without dope sheet data

How do I make a copy of an object without coying any of its dope sheet data? So the new object should have an empty dope sheet.
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How can i isolate the keyframes of animated vertices?

i'm animating vertices with AnimAll on Blender 2.8, the thing is, i only need to modify a pair of vertices and not the entire geometry, while i can 'separate' the keyframes with the white cursor icon ...
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Blender 2.8: Why doesn't my grase pencil stroke have enough dots/vertex?

I am using blender 2.8 and I have an Wacom intuos pro tablet. Recently I just start using the grease pencil on blender, I draw things pretty fast so when I do strokes, it will always look like this. I ...
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Node animations don't show up in the dope sheet and graph editor

So I tried to make dust storms in Blender Eevee by plugging a Principled volume onto the world volume and a noise texture. Added a mapping and texture coordinate and animated the location on the ...
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Is there a way to automatically loop through selected keyframes?

I know I can set up start and end frames for the player to loop, but I want to know if there is a quicker way, like box-selecting a series of frames in the dope sheet and having the player loop ...