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Keyframes are specific frames where key points of an animation are defined by the user.

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Animate Meteor Using Cell Fracture Addon

Hi! I'm experimenting with the Cell Fracture Addon to create a meteor animation. But after fracturing the main object into small pieces, i found out that i have to keyframe every single "animated" ...
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Can I hide certain keyframes that belong to the same object?

I'm animating an animal and want to hide the all the keyframes to focus on just one leg. Is it possible to hide certain keyframes even when they belong to the same object?
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Keyframing Field of View in 2.8

I'm trying to animate a camera path using 2.8. I've got a camera clamped to a nurbs path and I want to zoom in and out a bit as my camera is tracking. However I can't seem to keyframe the field of ...
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How to export physics and animation from Blender to Unity?

I created a UV Sphere with a collision and soft body on it but I don't know how to export it to Unity so I can see the same result as in Blender. I first exported it in .fbx file and I added a mMesh ...
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Need a faster way to loop all frames and set keyframing data on properties?

I currently have a file that contains animated blendshape information: ...
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Second camera copied depth of field keyframes from first camera

I'm using depth of field for my animation. I created a second camera Shift-A -> Camera (not a duplicate) and noticed it copied the f-stop keyframes from the ...
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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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Access Object's Keyframe Data via Python

The goal is to change the hue of objects based on the difference between the frame when the object is made visible to the scene renderer and the frame_current. What code will allow me to access the ...
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How do I flip an animation pose without having my character walk backwards?

I have been making a walking animation. It went pretty well up to this point where I'm halfway done: https://gyazo.com/118b8e402ea4f2aa2d89e217e1be474b I watched a tutorial where he copied his ...
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Animating keyframes not working

So I had my rig and everything all set up and I played around with the animation and it was working fine, then I went to start on an actual proper animation and now it doesn't want to transition. Yes ...
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how to make an animation “longer”? [closed]

i have an animation that is 100 frames long, is there any way of making it during longer than 1 second? I need to make an animation with more frames... or is possible to have the same animation with ...
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Copy pose to another keyframe [on hold]

As you saw in the title, I want to have a pose copied to another keyframe in the same armature.
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Dope Sheet keyframes: shear keyframes

I got an animation with blinking lights, animated by an emission and transparent node connected to a mix shader. I want them to go on and off after eachother, instead of all together at one time. Is ...
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Delete keyframes at a regular interval in Action Editor

I need to delete keyframes at regular interval e.g. remove keyframes from 2-9, 11-19 and so on. I read a post from can you delete keyframes at regular intervals in a given range?, but using simplify F-...
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I can't delete keyframe in timeline and dope sheet

I want to delete keyframe for rendering. but a keyframe is there and i had only same picture. It exists on the timeline. :( I don't solve with "click the keyframe and ctrl+i" Strangely, the delete ...
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Action Editor keyframes only showing when I have bone selected

In the action editor, my keyframes only show when I have the corresponding bone selected. Before, they were showing regardless if I had the bone selected or not. So how can I switch it back so the ...
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Is it required to have a cycle in an animation?

Let's say I have an action where a character sits down. First I have to keyframe all the bones in their original position and use those keyframes as origin for the sitting position. Is it a technical ...
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Motion blur only on specific frames

Is it possible to enable motion blur at specific frames, and keep it off for all other un-designated frames?
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Unlink Key frames of two objects

I made a box (BigBox) and separate it to a two objects (BigBox.001) using shortcut P . But when I trying to animate those two objects separately, both objects are ...
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Help with Video Editor, Speed control effect strip and keyframing

newbie here. I need some help with the Video Sequencer. I'm trying to change the speed control of a video accelerating and decelerating some parts and using curves to smoothen the effect. My problem ...
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Bone copy location in some keyframes

How can I make a bone to copy a location of another bone but only in some specific keyframes and in other keyframes not to copy? I have tried in blender 2.79 but the only option that I get is either ...
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scale X-1 to visually flip a rig does not work?

I need to (visually) flip the whole animation of a rig. As my animation is quite complex and has a lot of frames, I was going to do a simple scale X -1 on my rig, thinking that would work without any ...
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Bake to keyframes messes up cell fracture [duplicate]

I am making a short animation of a sphere breaking a window with cell fracture. Here is how it looks mid-break: I thought it looked good so I decided to bake it into keyframes to upload it to the ...
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Keyframes are not automatically saved in pose mode with auto-keying on (2.79b)

I'm running into an issue on Blender 2.79b where the correct keyframes are not automatically inserted into the timeline when auto-keying is on. When transforming a bone, a keyframe is inserted with ...
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Cannot copy mirror some bones between keyframes

I'm working on an 8 frame walk cycle, and I'd like to copy and mirror the poses of the first 4 frames to the last 4 frames. However, for some reason my arms won't copy mirror properly. Can someone ...
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Is there a way to duplicate a material node with it's keyframes?

I also tried by making a group of nodes and duplicating the group, but if I undo the groups, only one of them keeps the keyframes.
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Export shape key animation to unity

I am trying to export a simple shape-key animation from blender to unity. I can see the keyframes in the timeline, the animation plays fine in blender. However when I try to import the file to unity (...
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Baking key frame animations camera position changes

I am trying to make a fly through of a 3d map with blender. So far I have made the line for the camera to follow, added a constraint to the camera so that it follows the line, added a key frame to ...
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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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Make python script to animate vertex points of any object

I am very new to blender and python . i want to make python script which can animate the vertex point of any object (let's example bpy.data.obajects['Cube']) ...
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Numerical value of keyframe in the Graph Editor

I'm manipulating animation keyframes in the Graph Editor in Blender and although my keys are clearly marked "Value", I can't see exactly what the value of this key is ; I can only eyeball its location ...
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Delete multiple keyframes at a time?

How do you delete multiple keyframes at a time? Pressing space and having to click buttons seems inefficient.
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How do I key frame animation for multiple rigid body objects after fracture?

I want to collide an object (the sphere) with another object (the letter) that will shatter after hitting a location. The letter (eventually letters) will fly into frame and continually move until it ...
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Efficiently creating noise in animations

Organic animation in Blender looks a lot more convincing when everything has a bit of jitter to it. I'm trying to find an efficient, clean way to do this. F-Curve modifiers are the obvious solution, ...
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Auto add keyframe at regular intervals?

Is there a way to automate adding keyframes at a regular intervals? I'm mimicking stop-motion movement by keyframing the animation manually adding inbetween keyframes every 4-5 frames setting ...
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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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Animation deflating

Hello blender community i was trying out a few things for a simple animation and wanted to copy over a keyframe and found that the animation suddenly deflates. as hilarious as it is it makes me ...
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Smoke Simulation - Bake Offset before Frame 0

Helo, i am wondering how to offset smoke simulation, treat it as if keyframes. ie. you simulated 250 frames of smoke, you want the animation to start on frame 125 (ex. fluid simulations have "offset"...
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flipping keyframes makes my im betweens distorted (graph editor)

i cant find a solution so i ask here: i got a nice rig set up and even a proper animation, but every time i want to flip the keyframes it distorts certain in betweens of the animation. distorts means: ...
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How can I copy object keyframes to a bone?

Here is a video that I made for better understanding: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0zIEXf2Enzw If I try doing this in the dope sheet action editor then my bone keyframe works correctly but the ...
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I can only start 1 of my 5 animations

I have several animations for this model that I was able to access previously in the action editor, but now I can only access my walking animation. Can anyone tell me why and how I can access my other ...
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On appended character keyframes are semi-visible and not saved

I have problem with my character, which I append to my file. Keyframes in Dope sheet are semi-visible as you can see in the image. When I change position of any bone of this character, keyframe ...
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Make a change to pose through all frames

I started animating before even considering the hand pose of my model, and now, when my character runs, he looks like a karate chopping maniac. I would hate to have to start reanimating from the ...
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What is the correct python code for pressing “I” and selecting LocRotScale?

I have already did a dummy test and all the rest of my code works. The only thing that fails is calling bpy.ops.anim.keyframe_insert_menu(type = 'LocRotScale'), ...
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Stopping Follow Path at the beginning

I'm mixing animations in NLA editor, and I want start with follow constraint turned off. For example, I want my character to wave, and then play the walk cycle with follow path. The keyframing ...
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How to set this strange anim. keys in outliner?

I'd like to set animation keys from python script (for automatization). In this particular case can't find command for outliner context. I need command to set keys for 'TOGVIZ' and 'TOGREN'. (Not by ...
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How do I pause a speaker object?

I have a speaker object that is playing sound. I want to pause(not just mute) the speaker (with keyframes). I could not find a way to pause/resume a speaker. Does anyone know if this is possible? ...
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Two keyframing questions

In Spine (2d animation software) I'm able to offset keyframes to make looping animations smoother. By that I mean I can make keyframes for LOC and ROT in frame 0,10,20,30(0) and then I can grab ROT ...
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Animating a Looping Soft Body Character

I started using Blender a couple days ago, after messing with Maya on and off for years. I would like to make an animation with an ending frame that is exactly the same as the first frame for a gif ...
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Having cloth physics while working with keyframes on the dope sheet

Really new to Blender here. I recently created a model that has a cloak, and I was wondering if you can have real-time cloth simulation as you're setting up the keyframes for animation.