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Questions tagged [keyframes]

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

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2.8 beta - keyframe visibility [on hold]

If I set keyframes on the "eyes", I get error message. If I set keyframes on the "disable object", the on off animation is broken. Is this bug or I get it wrong?
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Python script to make all adjacent keyframes have constant interpolation

I made a Cycles animation with motion blur enabled. Whenever the camera "cuts," the rendered frame is a big, blurred sweep. How do I write a Python script that changes the interpolation mode of all ...
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How to start and end an animation assigned keyframes

sorry if this has been asked already, but how do you make an animation start and end at first and last assigned keyframes rather than specify a frame number for the start and end frames separately? ...
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How can I copy strokes from one keyframe to another?

How can I copy selected stroke from one keyframe to another? I don't want to redraw it manually or duplicate keyframe, because it overlays current keyframe, I just need one particular stroke to be ...
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Rotating multiple objects in animation

I am trying to animate a drone with 6 spinning propellers in version 2.79b. I can make the props spin in object mode by selecting them and choosing individual origins for pivot center, however when I ...
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Export an animated modifier… To unity

I am trying to make a turntable diorama for Wallpaper engine, and I want to import it to Unity. But I am having problems with the fact that I used modifiers to animate leaves. I tried to bake the ...
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changing rotational axis

this setup is rotating anticlockwise like a screw (I've added the keyframes for the rotation) but now, I want to slant this set up a bit (30 degrees) when I do so, keyframed values are not working ...
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What piece of hardware handles keyframes (specifically AnimAll V-Col)

I'm finding my current system is lacking (Trident 3 MSI) when it comes to doing V-Col masking keyframes for cell/toon shaded 3D animations. Physically painting the masks in vertex color mode also is ...
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Animation Frames

I'm a bit confused with the frames when it comes to animation and how many there are in a second etc. Could someone break it down and explain it? I've read something about it needing to be divided by ...
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VSE: How to Reuse an Animation or how to Create an Animation Template?

In Short I have animated a strip in the VSE and would like to apply the same animation to other strips later. How can I do that without manually recreating the keyframes on the other strips? In More ...
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The animation on the child is not creating keyframes

Basically, my question is the title. I have a "battle" tank, and am using the "Blender Game" engine to make a simple animation by recording the movements in-game. When I move it with WASD, it creates ...
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Transfer animation between two armatures that have the same structure and naming conventions but differing rest poses?

I have a skinned armature in a T-pose as its rest pose that is not animated and a second separate armature that has an animation I would like to transfer to the first skinned mesh. The only problem is ...
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How to make each frame represent one second?

I really want frames to represent seconds but how? By watching a video I learned that doing CTRLT should do what I want but that didn't work. Because seconds are like 25 frames but if every frame was ...
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Auto-keyframing fails to record when a modal timer op is setting position/rotation?

I have a serious problem in understanding how the Modal Operator works. I created a Python script using the Modal Operator Timer template, which basically translates and rotates the camera of the ...
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Make references to a same 'pose object', as opposed to inserting bone positions in keyframes?

For a given armature, is it possible to save a specific pose as an object that can be referenced during animation, and that when edited later on, will propagate the changes to all the references in ...
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How to set different interpolation type in both Location and Material(diffuse color) animation keyframes by Python code?

I use object.data.materials[0].keyframe_insert('diffuse_color') to insert multiple(hundreds) objects' diffuse colors, and use ...
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Particle system to add boils

Hello blender stack exchange. I'm trying to make a character look progressively more sick by having boils pop up on the skin. They dont shrink, or grow, they just pop up. However, i see that in the ...
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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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Built-in Keyframes

What is the difference between the built-in keyframes? For some reason, automatic key framing is not working for so I have to manually set it. If anyone has an idea on it, please help. Built-in ...
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recording game animation as keyframes

I have a couple of geometric object on my scene that I wish to animate: they should slowly rotate or 'tumble' while staying in place. This animation can be done using keyframe interpolation, but I ...
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Prevent ease-in/out of looping keys

I have an animation that uses the 'make cyclic' modifier for looping. As I'm working, I duplicate my initial key into the position of the final key and vice-versa to ensure that it loops smoothly ...
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How can I keyframe separate axis for mutiple objects?

I need to animate mate 400+ simple objectsononesingle axis. (leta say - Location X). I can't use RMB+click in Transform menu, because that would key XYZ. And that would polute graph editor with ...
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What type of Keyframe this is? And how to add it

Its a lot smaller than the usual keyframes, about the size of a "litter" keyframe but that's not it either. If you want to view the model/animation itself here it is: https://drive.google.com/file/...
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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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can i remap or strech the strip and add keyframes on added frames?

I have made a strip that i remap from 100 to 400, but i am unable to add keyframes on the extra frames. this is obviously because blender still has the original 100 as a start point. Is there a way ...
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How do you turn on constant interpolation for keyframes in blender?

Following a tutorial with my own keyframes and the lecture was talking about how he is using constant interpolation for keyframes so blender doesn't interpolate the in-betweens like below. Where do I ...
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Animate Meteor Using Cell Fracture Addon [duplicate]

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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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.