Questions tagged [graph-editor]

Questions about Blender's graph editor. The graph editor is used for editing animated objects using F-Curves.

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Can we preset Graph Editor Interpolations for Elastic?

Pressing [T] in the Graph Editor with an Active Keyframe lets you Set Keyframe Interpolation - Dynamic Effects: Elastic, is a choice. With that choice come basic presets, .8 Amplitude, 4.100 Period I ...
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Channels and keys of animated bones do not appear on Graph Editor

So I animated bones on an armature, things were normal for a long time. Today I decided to mess with the animation and to my surprise the keys are gone! The animation still plays normally, and the ...
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Where are the Settings for F-Curve Modifiers?

I tried to follow this, but I'm failing at seeing where the F-Curve modifier Settings are displayed. Once more, the Blender UI is failing me with its logic. According to the Manual they should be in ...
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Animation, I want to alter all the axis at once in the graph editor

Often times in animation, I want to tweak the handles of the curves of an animation in the graph editor to get the tweening effect I want.(I only move the handles on the x axis most of the time, ...
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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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extrapolation in graph editor in blender 2.8

I wanted to create a spiral rotating at constant speed. I created my spiral, made two keyframes with linear interpolation and then wanted to add linear extrapolation, but for some reason, when I right ...
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Restore Graph Editor F-Curve Filter Location

Moving to 2.8 I realized that the search bar for F-curve filter is now located inside an extra menu as shown below: This is very counter-productive as animating requires you to filter out many curves ...
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2.8 how to restore timeline cursor jump to left click

in older versions of blender you could just click anywhere in the timeline and the cursor would jump to where you clicked, instead now it defaults to box select. how do I change it back so i can ...
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Am I able to add a delta scale key to vertices? and if so how?

I've been trying to bake sound to f-curves in the graph editor for a plane (on the x-axis.) Every time I do this it makes the plane "bounce" in both directions. I understood what was happening and ...
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Can I add a horizontal marker to the Graph Editor?

I would like to add a horizontal marker to the Graph Editor. I'm going to animate an integer value which represents an index into an array of meshes. I want to have a visual reference of the size of ...
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Morph Camera from perspective to Panoramic

Is it possible to ease the camera type from perspective to panoramic? or is there a work around to do this? Is there a mathematical approach to this?
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How to erase any residual keyframes from a .blend file?

This is something annoying because it always happens at some point, since I know Blender in version 2.5x I have always wondered how to delete those keyframes that are lost and do not appear or are ...
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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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Equal delays between animations

I have modeled a vessel which carries tons of weight I want to make a kind of building animation for the vessel all the parts drop from top smootly and sequent do you have ideas how to make it.
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How to create a seamless animation loop in Blender?

I have a small animation of a character in Blender 2.8 that is suppose to loop, however no matter what I try to do, there is always a little "hiccup" where the animation ends and starts. Things I've ...
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How do you animate or otherwise envelope the noise of an animation?

Again, blender is extraordinarily unintuitive, I have no idea how anything is done or why the developers chose to set up anything the way they did, I'm just going to take a whack at explaining this ...
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How can lock editing to one patricular line in graph editor?

I have many lines in graph editor but I sometime cannot select a right keyframe to edit because it selects a keyframe from nearby line. How can I select exact line I want to edit and lock editing to ...
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I Want To Observe X Y Z Di̇splacement Graph

I want to see path transform graph. For example: I want to observe displacement in X Y and Z direction in the graph. I want to display for example graph of path which is in the image.
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View Expressions curve in Graph Editor

I've animated some channels, such as rotation channels and a modifier value using Expressions. But I can't find out how to view the resulting Driver curve in the Graph Editor. I'm using Blender 2.8. ...
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How to see a path transform graph for animated object

I just want to see the transform graph for the selected object. For example I want to select one small cube and, after animating it, I want to display the path for this cube in a graph. Like on this ...
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Global bezier adjustments across multiple axis within Graph Editor

Happy to join the forum. I'm looking to globally adjust bezier curves in the graph editor with little success. I come mainly from an After Effects who's graph editor allows you to drag and select ...
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Animation: customize bounce interpolation

I want to animate a plane falling onto the ground. It’s good to have the bounce interpolation however you are quite limited when you want to customize it, for example adding more smaller bounces to ...
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Undo suddenly stopped working 2.79b

I was working on a project in the VSE and editing some keyframes via the graph editor. I believe I used key: Mirror as my last known command because I was trying to invert the keyframe positions. It ...
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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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symmetrizing curve handles

In the graph editor, changing the handle type to aligned, doesn't necessarily symmetrize the curve handles. I couldn't find an option to symmetrize handles in the menu, is there a way to symmetrize ...
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Graph : Is it possible to copy the handles of an animation key?

I've always wondered if it was possible to copy the properties (velocity, ease...) of the handles of an animation keyframe (WITHOUT the keyframe value) ? I know you can copy paste any channel to ...
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graph editor motion curves in 3D view

Is there any way to get the graph editor curves in the 3D view? I know I can calculate motion paths for select bones, but it would be way easier to edit motion paths if I could just edit them as one ...
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Is there a way to make smooth interpolated motion with the graph editor?

I do animating entirely manually, sometimes 1 frame by 1 frame. Then, I discovered the graph editor and thought it might possibly have some use, though I have yet to see how. Suppose I make a basic ...
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keyframing problem

When I put a keyfreame the curve changes like so: Is there a way to put keyframes without it changing like that? Like offset mode in source filmmaker?
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Frame Duplication with Changing transparancy and colors

Is there a way to Change the colors and transparency of previous and post frames using the duplication frames, in object properties?
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Set Active FCurve in Graph Editor through python

I'm trying to set an FCurve in the Graph Editor to "Active" through python. In the API FCurves don't actually have an "Active" property, but manually click-selecting a channel or keyframe on an ...
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Modifying keyframes for a mask created in the UV editor

I have created a mask in the UV editor and I've animated the movement of the edges of the mask with keyframes in the dope sheet. However if I switch to the graph editor I can't find my mask with the ...
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Is there a Snap option in the Graph Editor?

I want to move my vertice #2 up to the Y position of my vertice #1. Is there a Snap option that would allow me to do it? I can't see it on the horizontal menu bar, perhaps I'm blind... Thanks in ...
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Can I force “nla: bake action” to bake every frame?

I'm trying to get the Bake Action, to put a keyframe in every frame or every two frames or whatever no matter what, seems like if the value is the same it wont, but I want a keyframe in every frame is ...
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How to compare small changes made in the graph editor?

If I make a small change in the graph editor, is there a way I can compare the change made from before and after I edit a channel in the 3D viewport? Like a before and after view or something.
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Animating a plane in the graph editor with local transform orientation

I want to animate a plane using the graph editor. Its rotated on the Z aixs a little, but in the 3d view i can use the local transform orientation to make it go foward even if its rotated. So I made ...
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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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Hide by axis in the Graph Editor (multiple objects)

I would like to select multiple objects, then in the Graph Editor hide all curves except those belonging to a particular axis. I am looking for an automated method, not manual switching off the eye ...
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What kind of F-curve can be used for a perpetual elastic effect of clock second hand motion?

I'm trying to animate my clock second hand with an elastic F-curve to make it more snappy like a real hand. The thing is I'm not good at advanced math to figure out the equation for its curve, so ...
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Handlers on Graph Editor

I have some bezier keyframes on an animation. The normal behavior is having two handlers (A) with a smooth path on the two sides of the node. I can "freeze" the movement by zooming and shrinking the ...
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graph editor - moving key up and down on particular frame

is there any option to move a key in one axis up and down in graph editor , like in maya we press shift +click and drag , For example if i am moving a key up and down on amy frame its shift's to ...
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blender 2.79b graph editor not showing graphs

I opened it up like the tut vid said and I see no graphs for anything, I've clicked all of the button, and such and still nothing, what am i doing wrong, or is it blender?
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How to loop material node animation?

I animated parameters of the shader nodes in Cycles, now I need to loop this animation, but I can't find those keyframes in the graph editor. Is it possible to see those keyframes in the graph editor?...
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Keyframes won't respond to 'Cycles' f-curve modifier

I'm making some material tests with Mapping nodes, but the Y scale of one of the Mapping nodes won't respond to the Cycles modifier. The other values do respond to modifiers but these won't: I'm not ...
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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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copy noise curve

I need to change the Noise Modifier data in a noise loop. I want to divide by 2 the frame numbers because the cycle is too much long. To change this in just 1 object is not a problem, but my scene (6x ...
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Reset Curve in Drivers Graph Editor

I have a question about the curve displaying in the Drivers Graph Editor. This curve change according to the modifiers and variables I choose in the N menu, but I can also change it manually (add ...
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Blender Graph editor Continuos animation

How can we get a continuous progress(nonstop) rather than a cycle, for example, one has to move from one point to another.
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Nvidia Quadro M2000 4GB - does this grapic card meet system requirements?

Does anyone know whether the Nvidia Quadro M2000 4GB meets Blenders minimum system requirements and is compatible?
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How to Make the Bricks Shake Like an Earthquake Simulation

My next task to do with these bricks is that I need to get them to animate like there is an earthquake making them shake. Here's what I got so far. I got two sides of bricks on each side and I want ...