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Curve looking weird, maybe missing vertex?

I'm pretty new to blender, just learning. I followed tutorial for a chair and everything was going well up to this point, when one of my curves is really bad.. I don't know what I messed up and don't ...
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Displacement on single vertex inside of a mesh

I am currently trying to make individual joints (vertexes) on a human figure move based on an audio file. I've done this for objects in the past for nonspecific movement by using a displacement ...
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Graph Editor & F-Curve Modifiers for Material animation

How does one access animation data in Materials in the Graph Editor, so as to better observe Interpolations and use F-Curve Modifiers ?
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How do you find the y_axis of a pose bone in specific keyframes in a script?

How do you find the y_axis of a pose bone in specific keyframes in a script?
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Continuation of existing curved edges to close mesh body

I’m totally new to blender; this may be a really obvious question! I just wondered if anybody can help. I created this mesh body I then smoothed the vertical edge vertices.This had the desired effect ...
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Evaluate FCurve without keyframes won't work

i'm stuck here, i'm trying to evaluate a newly created FCurve to get the current value of associated property, and keep getting "0". Here's an example working code with scale: ...
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Skeleton mirror breaks when applied

I downloaded the Unarmed Equip Torch 01 animation (skeleton only) from Mixamo and wanted to mirror it so the torch was in the right hand (and then I noticed you can mirror it right in the web, but let'...
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graph editor: how to insert a key at frame along f-curve

I can't find the magic to insert a new key along an existing f-curve, using 3d-viewport, graph, dope or timeline. The only insert that works is "Selected Channel at cursor", but this ...
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how to display f-curves that are not showing

When i insert a keyframe to the emission strength of material "light_red" in image 1(yellow in the bottom right), a keyframe is added to the graph editor image 1: However when i add a ...
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How to show scaling keyframes that are not appearing when adjusting f-curves?

I am animating the camera movement for my scene. The scaling option for some of my keyframes do not appear on-click when adjusting f-curves in the graph editor. The problem is depicted below: Image 1: ...
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Is it possible to scale F-Curves linearly?

In the graph edutor, I press S then Y then 2. It doesn't multiply the x location of the key frames by 2. Instead, it multiplies every single key frame by a factor and I don't know what is this factor ...
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Is there a way to return what axis a keyframe point is associated with? [duplicate]

I have a very simple animation. I move the default cube from one location to another along the x axis. This gives me six keyframe points, the start and and stop locations of the x, y and z axes. ...
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“Make Cyclic F Modifier” is making my animation cycle go out of sync

I'm trying to make an infinite cycle of a swimming cycle but and am using an f curves cyclic modifier to make the cycle. The cycle works for the first few minutes but then slowly falls out of sync. ...
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How do I check if a F-curve is baked and therefore locked for future keyframe insertion?

I'm currently developing and add-on in which I'm finally baking the keyframes to a desired f-curve. Once baked I can't insert new keyframes into that f-curve as it gets locked when baked. Is there a ...
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Animation Curves not responding to Easing Type

I am trying to tweak camera movement, and while I could drag the handles, is there a way to automate this process? Anything similar to other programs, e.g. After Effects (fn+F9)? For me, when I click ...
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How do you use an F-Curve with negative values?

I want to use the start to finish values of -1.7 -var = (driver value = 0) to -2.7 -var = (driver value = 1) I've always done it in the expression as a math formula but I never learned to use the F-...
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I can't apply any modifier to my animation channel

This is blender 2.9. I'm trying to loop an animation using the cycles modifier but I can't add it to all axis, as you can see on the images below. It only worked for the z-axis, and it didn't work in ...
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How Do I Recursively Offset F-Curves Along a Bone Chain?

I am searching for more efficient ways to FK-animate long bone chains, such as for tails and snakes. One thing I like to do for wave-like motion is keyframe the rotation of the first bone, put it on a ...
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How to reset animation curves in graph editor

I changed up the curves in the graph editor however i would like to reset them back to automatic interpolation. I dont know how to do this and I cant seem to find a solid answer
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Creating a solid with one side as a low poly randomized surface

new to 3D modeling & Blender, hopefully I'm describing this in the correct way. I'd like to take an arbitrary shape (I've been playing around with curves, eventually want to import an svg that ...
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No animation in Curves on using Bake sound to fcurves

In Blender2.9 , on adding location drivers to the origin of a Curve, there is no animation eventhough the location values are generated by baking sound to fcurves. ...
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How to find out the exact Frequency of F-Curve Modifiers

I want to create harmonic looping animations using the built-in functions for F-Curve modifiers. Example: move an object back and forth along the z axis in a sine motion. In order to make a perfect ...
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Accessing FCurve from context returning None

I'm trying to write a simple function that will select the keyframes in-between 2 frames and have got the following: ...
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Populating Fcurves Keyframe_Points

I am currently working on an importer for captured Shape Key motions. To fasten up the process, I am using the method suggested here. It works perfectly and saves up to a few minutes per import. I am ...
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How to make curved street with diffrent heights and an uturn?

Hello everybody. New here and at Blender. As you can guess in the picture, I try to create a road with an array and two curve modifiers. After the first elevated road curve, the road should be higher ...
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How to smooth out baked sound to f curves?

Ok, I have several scaling animations synced to audio via "Bake sound to f curves" and I've applied an envelope modifier to control the max value the curve can hit. The curve looks like this ...
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How can I delete the same animation/curve channel from all selected objects?

I'm trying to delete some specific channels from many objects. I select them but the dope sheet requires me to expand the Action and Transform menus from each object, then selecting each curve and ...
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How to get evaluated driver value for certain frame?

I've already got an answer of how to get evaluated keyframed property value but this doesn't work for drivers in the same way. I've tried to get it with ...
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Can't keyframe shape key

I have made an animation using shape keys and the "Bake Sound to F-Curves" option and now when I try to keyframe the shape key I get this error: ...
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How do I curve an edge? Bevel not working!

can someone help me with curving an edge? I have a giant spiral and want to make it round instead of being made up of straight lines. Bevel does nothing so guessing there must be a way of selecting ...
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Shape key f-curve animation to action

I am trying to make a character talk without having to animate it by hand. I made a shape key and used the "Bake Sound to F-Curves" option to do this. The character talks just as I wanted ...
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Python. How to find a point on the timeline where Fcurve reaches a certain value without changing current subframe?

Is there any way to find out via Python at which point of the Timeline (at which subframe) fcurve reaches a certain value, without actually changing the current subframe? I have found out that it was ...
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How to change range of “bake sound to f curves”?

Alright, Im trying to modify the "damp" parameter of a particle system in accordance with the beats of an audio file. So far, I "insert keyframe" on the damp parameter, go to F ...
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Copy Restric Frame Range for F-curve modifier for multiple objects

I have 6 objects and I need to set a frame range for them and I do not want to repeat the range set for each object. There indeed is "copy to selected" when you right click (see the ...
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How to add ' FNGENERATOR' fcurve modifier

While trying to add trignometric fcurve modifiers with FNGENERATOR to a custom fcurve, the console gives the following error- ...
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Saving Fcurve to a file?

I've been using Blender to create a dataset for a machine vision problem. My current method is randomising the bone rotations of a hand for each frame (using Fcurves with the noise modifier), and ...
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Is there cyclic fcurve noise modifier?

I'm creating a cyclic animation, and I'd like to add some random jigglyness by using a f-curve noise modifier on one of the object's angles. This works quite well, but the noise 'jumps' at the repeat ...
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How do you use the Curves modifier to make a smile or different shape?

I was following along with Blender Guru's video on how to make a Teddy Bear, and I got to the point where he is talking about how he made the mouth. He uses a Bezier Curve and a Screws Modifier. ...
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Damp the movement of an animation curve

I am quite new to Blender. I am writing a script for a scientific study. So I want to do it in the script change the angles of a motion in order to have quantifiable data. I have been struggling for ...
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Check if node socket's default value is animated

I want to detect, from Python, whether the default value of a given node socket is animated. This includes keyframes/F-curves, but also drivers - anything that could change the value over time (except ...
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Blender moving f-curve Z location moves object diagonally instead of on the Z axis

This is what I have As you can see in my case when I move the Z location in the F- curve it moves it diagonally for some reason. I want to move it on the Z- axis. What am I doing wrong?
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How to Export this final product with Sound Animation to Unity?

Is there a way to export this animation into Unity, with all the material settings (especially the water droplets on the apple) AND movement intact from the "bake sound to f-curve" feature? Here was ...
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Can't see channels

I cant see anything and I'm not sure why these are all white. Has anyone had this problem before ?
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Keyframes won't appear in the Graph Editor window

I'm trying to make the light bulb, a sphere with an emission texture flicker, by using the Noise modifier using the F-Curve modifiers in the Graph Editor section. Now, I've split my layout into the 4 ...
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Effects of python script are not permanent

I created my first python script in blender, the purpose of which is to manipulate an animation. To be more precise, it loops over some F-curve and on some of its BEZIER segments, it changes the ...
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Bake an fcurve with visual transforms

I want to duplicate an existing animation and bake it with visual transforms applied, something like what the default nla baker does. For simplicity's sake say I need to do this for a single bone. ...
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How to add a minimum value to f-curves

I want to make a plane change the scale to an audio signal. Now when I try using the bake sound to f-curve-function it obviously starts with the scale at the value 0. Is there a way to give it a ...
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How do I Auto-Keyrame ONLY changed values?

Even with the "Only Insert Needed" Checked, keyframes are inserted on values that do not change. By hitting "g" and "z" to move along Z axis, I only change that value, but keys are placed on the ...
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BAKE SOUND TO F CURVE option MISSING in blender 2.82?

My option under KEY in the dope sheet is missing the option to bake sound to f curves. Tried it on several scaling options on several objects but the option is totally missing. Is there a trick to ...
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Selecting a curve by its name with a Python script

Is it possible with a Python script to select the curve of an object with its name ("location x", "location y", "rotation z", ....) instead of its number. For example, I tweak the Z location of an ...