Questions tagged [keyframes]

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

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Should i animate the Color Setting of a lamp or its Strength?

Im experimenting with eevee a bit and i was wondering if there was any difference between increasing the brightness of a lamp by using its Color Settings or by using its Strength/Power/Energy Setting.
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Auto Keying does not respect Active Keying Set in 2.8

How can I make Auto Keying respect the active keying set in 2.8? Manually inserting keyframes with i in the viewport uses the active keying set properly. But the auto keying feature looks at it, ...
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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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copy position keyframes across time?

Is there an elegant way to copy location/rotation date from one object at some frame to a different object at a different frame? Right now, my best idea is to play a lot with "Apply visual transform" ...
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When I make a Keyframe it won't show up in Dope Sheet or Timeline. (See Picture)

I am trying to animate the strength of an emission node so it emits a lower amount of light to a higher amount of light, however, when I right click and click on "insert keyframe" nothing shows up in ...
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Slow Playback of mocap data

I downloaded Animations from mixamo to import into my scene. In the mixamo webapp the animation plays back at 100fps. In Blender 2.8, its 7fps. Solid mode, no modifiers, no materials. No other ...
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Blender 2.8 Animation: How to select keyframes from inside the UI like in 2.79

In Blender 2.79, dragging your mouse in the middle of the frame would scrub through frames. Now in 2.78 it does a box select. In order to scrub through frames again I must drag my mouse across the ...
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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 start and stop movie sequence of image node at specific frame in python script?

I try to playback different video clips one after the other on a mesh face using keyframes. I achived pretty interesting result with changing material offset of a solidify modifier by ...
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How to match perfectly the camera with the 3D environment recreated from the original pictures of a movie with fspy

I've recreated the 3D representation of the environment that I've seen on the movie "the man from earth". I'm talking about the interior of the house and the exterior,the surrounding environment. ...
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Problems with Animation time (with ue4)

i'm using a UE4 mannequin model that i downloaded on web because it's a pain to reconstitute that mannequin bones since it was rigged on Maya. Problem is there was an animation inside that file with a ...
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Blender 2.8 camera keyframing problem

I did a scene in blender 2.8 and rendered camera location keyframing. But when I open back up the scene and relocate the camera keyframing to render another angle, it rendered the previous keyframes. ...
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Copying and pasting keyframes from a source camera to a destination camera (with no keyframes inside) remove all the keyframes from the source camera

I'm trying to copy all the keyframes from the camera 1 (called camera) to the camera 2 (called voodoo_render_cam) that's connected to an empty. What I do is : (in the dope sheet window) I select first ...
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Blender 2.8 - keyframes not showing?

I've just started playing around with Blender 2.80 and I'm trying to animate some lightning I did. Whenever I hit 'I' on the Brightness, whether it's at 0 or 1, no keyframe appears on the Timeline.
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Keyframes do not interpolate

For some reason, the keyframes I think don't interpolate. It is impossible for me to create two keyframes with different opacity in the same clip but, the strangest thing is that, when trying, the ...
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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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Fixing starting location for NLA

I am very new to learning Blender so please bare with me on this one! I've read similar questions and tried the suggestions without success! I have two actions I want to merge together using the NLA ...
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How do I make an array of objects light up sequentially?

I have many cylinders duplicated with an array. The material emits light. I need to make the cylinders light up and turn off one after an other in a loop. Any idea on how to do this?
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Any way to avoid fcurves in scripting animations?

I am trying to use blender to animate spheres I am controlling with a python script. I already have the position data I want for each sphere at each frame of the animation. I don't need keyframes with ...
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Animating constrained/child objects

What im trying to do is to animate hands with pistol. When i animate it is usefull to have pistol connected to hand when i move it around. But in actual game i'll have pistol as separate object, NOT ...
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How do I simulate a rotating, wobbling and falling spinning top…?

looking to physically simulate a spinning top in Blender. I'm a moderately experienced Blender user, but not very familiar with its physics systems. At the moment I have the (rigidbody) top spinning ...
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Stop fluid inflow without droplets

Apologies to bother with this question seeing there were a few suggestions the site tried to give but all of them seemed years old and don't seem to be working. On blender 2.8, I've been trying to ...
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Adding a new bone or constraint to a rig with many existing animations

I have a model with a couple hundred animations (actions), and I just decided to add a new bone constraint for a couple bones, for the purpose of IK-targeting a couple limbs to a prop for a new ...
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How to copy keyframes from one object to another?

I would like to know how I can copy keyframes or better a complete Animation to another object, so both objects have the same Animation.
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animation rotates over long angle (interpolation)

i am struggling with keyframing my 2d rig in blender: sometimes, the Rotation is interpolated over the Long angle: even though a bone only rotates About 40° between keyframes, the Interpolation goes ...
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change object position for a keyframe

When I tried adding keyframes from my second object I got this result: Result is there any way I can change specific keyframes to match the animation?
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Move object with rigid body physics enabled

I'm trying to move a car from a small surface down a ramp and then continue driving on the ground. I set the starting surface, the ramp and the ground to rigid body passive, the car itself to active. ...
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How to bake or render this animated file to alembic file? So that I can import this in Keyshot for texturing

Please view this screenshot as it is made by animation nodes so that you can have a fair idea.
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Can't undo disable render

I keyframed the render visibility for an animation. The object was supposed to not show for first half of animation and then be rendered for the second half. However, the object never appeared again. ...
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Apply scale to armature works on rest position but breaks poses

I have an animated model (link: https://www.dropbox.com/s/v9ked8yl2opl2or/robotERS_channelcleaning.blend?dl=0) that I am trying to rescale. Right now the armature and the mesh are not parented (yet). ...
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Bone does not move together as they are supposed to

I am trying to animate my mesh. The bones are not catching up with each other during animation. In this case, the ankle bones are not moving together as intended (ref pic 1). I simply hit R or G on ...
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Converting parent animation to keyframes

I currently have an empty object as the child of an animated object which gives it motion of its own. I was wondering if there was a way to remove the parent object while keeping the motion on the ...
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How can I stop a cyclic animation? [duplicate]

I animated fish that are swimming in a tank with cyclic fin movement. Now I want the fish to die and their fin movement to stop, but I cant get the cyclic animation to stop without the cycle to ...
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How to paste moves to another object?

I have two objects (peoples) and I'm creating a choreography tutorial with them. I make the moves to one of the objects, but is possible copy the keyframes and paste to the another object? There's a ...
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Keyframe every bone

I am working on an animation where i used parent bones. Turns out they are in the way now. Can I clear the parent and remain the animation of the bones? When I clear the parent now, they just fly ...
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Which keyframing option should be chosen to animate movement and scale?

Which keyframe from a the following list should be used for animation of moving and scaling: List: Available Location Rotation Scaling Locrot LocRotScale Rot scale Delta location Delta rotation ...
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Why does Mirroring Leg IK in One Frame Mess Up All Other Frames?

i have had instances where copying/pasting/mirroring an ik control have caused weirdness in other frames of animation, but usually, just moving the scrubber one frame then back, or by switching ...
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How to key frame a clear action parent/child and change pivot point

I have two question on how I can key frame them. I have a scene where a wagon looses two wheels. The wheels are parented to the wagon. A driver has been added to the wheels which rotates them as the ...
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Animation keyframe - lost after removal of copy transform?

So, let's say I have 2 bones on 2 different armatures within 2 different layers. I have the bone from layer 2 armature 2 with a copy transform to replicate the exact shape form transforms rotations ...
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Hiding (keyframe) a large group of objects

I have a large amount of objects (more than 300) that I need to hide mid animation (meaning using keyframes). I could go through one by one toggling visibility and keyframing it, but I have too many ...
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Have letters fall into place on plane

I want to have my letters fall and hit the plane, bounce and then land in order to spell words. How do I achieve this?
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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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How do I select the best Keyframe Interval for video encoding?

The Keyframe Interval is set to 18 by default. How do I know if I should change this? I have Perceptually Lossless quality set. Will Blender adjust Keyframe Interval as needed or do I need to figure ...
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{ANIMATIONS v2.8} ~ FBX exporting only the selected action rather than all of them (for Unity)

MY ISSUE: when I export the mesh complete with its armature, only the currently selected action gets exported along in the FBX file. I've rigged, skinned and animated a character. Each animation is a ...
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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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Keframes aren't changeable!

If I create a second keyframe, the value can not be changed, and it always bounces back to the value of the first keyframe: View the value of the first Keyframe: Enter an other value for the second ...
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Can a bone be not keyframable?

is there a way to have bones that cant be keyframed? for example: a slider that hides/un-hides parts of the armature, it would make no sense to have that enabled for keyframing, or it could be ...
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Copying keyframes from one project/rig to another

How do you go about copying the keyframes from one project/rig/object to another. Baring in mind, that my rigs are in totally different saved files. The character I'm working on is basically the same ...
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Why there is no animation running

Started learning animation. Im making a box animation how it folds. I set the keyframe rotation location as seen below. But why there is no animation going. Where im going wrong and how it works. Any ...
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Gravity keyframe not working on render

I'm doing a 10 second animation for a project at uni. Part of this animation consists of a box falling on a button to activate it. I wanted this to start at frame 190 and as nothing else uses gravity ...