Questions tagged [keyframes]

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

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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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Setting particle emission at random keyframes?

I'm creating a physical simulation of apples falling into a box using the bullet particle system and Copy Particles to Rigid Bodies code by liero. However, the apples always fall in equal frame ...
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Add a Keyframe Option to a Button in a Panel

I am trying to create add a keyframe option on Buttons in my Panel. As instructed by a tip here, using layout.use_property_split = True and ...
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Eevee: First animation frame renders black & white until something in the scene updates

Complex animation sequence, 1000 frames with linked libraries. Eevee render engine. Behaviour N°1: I open the .blend file and hit Render Animation; first frame, and only the first frame, renders ...
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How do I offset each bone's keyframes to be 10 frames later than the previous bone?

I would like to get something like in the image: I have this code, but it moves all the keyframes 10 frames to the right: ...
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Interpolate motion between motion track keyframes

I'm trying to get a simple 2d track from points on a finger. Sometimes the finger moves quickly and the tracker loses it for a few frames. Once the finger settles, I'll manually move the track back ...
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Adding keyframes to multiple selected objects for properties that are not LocRotScale?

Is there a quicker method to add keyframes to multiple selected objects for properties that are not LocRotScale?
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I want to copy animation data but I don't want to use CTRL+L, how can I do that?

I have a dozen objects in my scene right now. I have one of them moving along the Z axis. I want to copy that movement to the other objects. Right now I'm being told I should use CTRL+L to link ...
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Is there a way to only store keyframes of only selected bones in poseLib?

What bones does "Add New Pose" operator store in Pose Library ? I am animating with "Blenrig" Character Vincent and it has lots and lots of bones. When I try to store poses it creates keyframes for ...
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Deselecting all keyframes with Python

My situation right now: I am able to deselect all objects with Python by doing bpy.ops.object.select_all(action='DESELECT'). My goal: Deselect all Keyframes of the ...
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Viewing alembic keyframes on a timeline?

I've tried and tried, but for the life of me can't figure out a solution to this. Does anyone know if it's possible to make blender display something on the timeline to indicate there are keyframes ...
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In Blender 2.8, how to make an animation with different objects appear at different keyframes

I am new to blender. I have a question related to the animation in 2.8. Actually, I have several obj files, and I import them to get multiple objects. For example, I have 30 objects imported from my ...
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Hidden keyframes in timeline

Soo, I think I accidentally pressed something and I don't know how to fix that. The thing is that keyframes in the timeline are know hidden behind the numbers The animation still works, I can add new ...
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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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Why is Blender not letting me move an object that has been keyframed?

How do I stop Blender from forcing an existing keyframe position while I'm trying to move the object/bone to set a new keyframe? This seeming position/screen refresh is slowing me down. (Note: "Snap ...
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Why can't I add keyframes to dimensions

I exported an .abc file from Marvelous Designer which doesn't show any keyframes of the animation in blender, but in the 3D view it animates. However when I click the play button it shows the ...
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my shortcut keys doesn't work [duplicate]

i'm a beginner and recently working on an animation. my problem is that once i hit the keyframe shortcut key which is (I) it won't add a single keyframe at all and instead this icon appears on the ...
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How to add Key frames to the compositing nodes?

I have been following the 'Old TV intro' tutorial by the youtuber Blender Education and at watermark 28:40 he adds a keyframe to the offset on the x axis in a texture node. I am using 2.81 and I ...
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Can I make a bone act like a switch?

I want to use a bone to act like a toggle switch. As soon as you select a bone it moves location and keyframes itself, select it again and it goes back to the start position and keyframes itself. ...
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Make smooth texture transition animation in BGE

I have a skydome model to use in my game and 2 sky materials for it I want to have it fade between during an animation, like a day-night cycle with a smooth transition between day and night skies. I ...
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How do I get an object to stay put when keyframing child of constraint influence?

I am a new animator doing some Minecraft animations. One problem I ran into was that when I keyframed influence at 1 and next frame at 0, it moves drastically when I move it to 0. Is there a way to ...
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Keyframing for “Animate Property” Button

So I'm working on animating the weights of trackers in a video sequence. I am wondering how and where I can find these weight value keyframes within the Dope Sheet or even better, the Graph Editor. I ...
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Shapes disappear when selecting keyframe

Absolute beginner here. I am trying make a simple 2D animation, and have run into a strange problem. I have drawn the shapes, and inserted the starting keyframe. Then, on the timeline, I move the time ...
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How to get bone location on each frame and print it 2.8

I wanted to know in each frame a specific bone location by name. The difficulty laid on getting the bone position from the pose array.
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Is there a way to apply a transformation across preexisting keyframes?

I'm working on a modification of a preexisting weapon model's animations for a game mod, and need to make adjustments to the animations for the swapped model. What I essentially need to do is move one ...
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How do you jump through animation keyframes in a loop?

How do you jump through animation keyframes in a loop? Currently when using the "jump to keyframe" hotkey the playhead stops on the last keyframe rather than going back to the start. I can press "...
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Keyframe toggle visibilty for child object using parent object in outliner?

I have a parent object with over twenty child objects. I want these objects to be keyframed to toggle viewport visibility & restrict rendering on and off at a certain points in the timeline, using ...
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Low FPS on Animation Playback

I have a question about animation "best practices": If I want to render my animation at 24 fps, does that mean I also need my animation preview/playback window to run at 24 fps? Some details: I've ...
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How to rotate the camera around an object and then zoom?

I followed this approach for animating the camera around an object. Once the rotation is done, how to zoom or translate the camera toward another location on the scene ? I did not find any easy way ...
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I want to edit a key with a noise modifier in the graph editor

Im attempting to animate the wings on a moth to flap sparatically up and down. I used the shape key area and made wings down base and wings up key1. but when i go to the graph editor i have no option ...
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2d Object (drawing) wont move

I'm trying to adjust my drawings position in Object mode but every time i move onto the next frame, it snaps back in place. I've check my other layers to see if the problem was with all of blender but ...
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I got this problem with animating, when I switch frames, the pose of reverts

So I have the problem where I'm making an animation of a character walking after making one of them in idle pose. The first animation was easy, but now that I am trying to make the walking onwe I have ...
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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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Blender Python scripting: rendering and keyframes

I am new to Blender and I’m having a bit of a tough time understanding its key concepts. I am using Blender 2.82 and working with Python scripting. My project consists of using Python to do the ...
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Assigning hotkey to set keyframes without using the menu

How could I change the " I " hotkey so that it simply sets a keyframe on LocRotScale? If I set key mappings to "industry compatible" this behaviour is mapped to " S " but I can't figure out how to ...
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Scale keyframes but avoid keyframe collision

I want to scale my animation, but I have a couple of keyframes that are 1 frame apart that I need to always stay 1 frame apart. I don't know if this is possible but it would be nice that in some way I ...
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Out of nowhere, my frames became connected, and now I cannot edit my frames! Any changes I make apply to all of them

As you can see, the Keyframes have become connected, and this is still relatively new. I can open up old Animations and the keyframes aren't connected, and I can edit them. If I then try to add new ...
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how to text in 2D animation keyframe?

i have created a 2d animation but it needs text as narration that will change with frames. I am able to add text as object but it stays with all the frames a static object. Can anyone tell me how to ...
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Keyframes won't update

I have experienced a problem in Blender which keeps me from using the animation mode. Whenever I change a key frame (Such as moving my rigs arm) instead of simply changing the single frame, and ...
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How can I add keyframe if all bones are set with constraints?

All bones are set with constraints. So all bones locations have 0, 0, 0 and rotation_quarternion is ...
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Animation node addon overwrite keyframes standard animation

I've just installed the animation node addon in Blender 2.83 and I've found that the animation result overwrite every other previous animation of the object while rendering but not in the viewport. ...
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Copy-pasting group of object with the same keyframe (Blender video editor)

I'm a beginner seeking wisdom to learn. So this temporary 6 secs Youtube video is to show what I've been trying and finally able to achieve. But the process is a hard-long painful way as shown in ...
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I can't flip my pose for my animation?

So I am currently following a mech tutorial on animating a run cycle. At about 7:27 in the video (after he posed/key framed the mech in the first frame), the guy copied the key frames in the first ...
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blender 2.8 | animation is being applied to all objects when exporting to unity

i'm adding some button and tray animation to this grill machine. when creating the animation, i selected the object and inserted keyframes. it all appeared to go well in blender (animations are being ...
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How to animate translucency of a material per object individually?

I want to create a video with animated text in Blender 2.8 (beta). I have 3 words (individual text objects) of which the locations are animated with keyframes. They slide in next to each other. As ...
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mirror modifier for animations?

I'm a bit new so maybe this feature exists but i couldn't find it. But while i'm trying to animate simple things such as a walk or run cycle i find myself frequently ctrl-c, ctrl(-shift)-v-ing the ...
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What do these yellow key frames mean and why can't I select or delete them?

I'm new to animating in Blender. Using version 2.82 and these key frames (not the bars between the keyframes) look exactly like the white ones when the white ones are selected, but I can't seem to do ...
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How do I make Edit Mode display the positions of animated vertices depending on the key frame of the play head?

I'm making a folding animation of a plane. The plane has different vertices hooked to rotating objects in order to make the folding animation of the plane. In Edit Mode, how do I see where the ...
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how to change the location of all keyframes in blender timeline at once

I have an animation that has 129 frames. My problem is that the rotation and location of the object are not right. I want to change the location and rotation of all 129 frames at once. I tried ...
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Video editing: keyframe values not setting

The problem I have encountered when using Blender as a video editor is that when I set keyframes the values do not stay set. Instead all keyframes adjust to a value of 0.0. The keyframes appear in ...

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