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Only the top track in NLA editor is playing even though none of the tracks are favorited?

This is the link to my Blender 3.2 file which has three Mixamo animations, T-pose to running, and then picking up. Even though they are all in different tracks only the top one is playing and if I try ...
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Two armatures, one mesh... How to export from Blender NLA to unity so that the 2 armatures are combined in a single animation?

I have a character mesh that has 2 armatures (one for the general rig) and another one that is mostly bones used to drive shape keys. On my NLA I have an animation for each of these armatures. This ...
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How to fix Mixamo Rootbaker error message in Blender?

While trying to use the "Convert Single" option of the Mixamo Rootbaker addon in Blender to bake root motion from a single existing action in my .blend file (NOT using "Batch Convert&...
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How to continue the same action in NLA

There are two actions. One of them is a simple movement along the axis, the other is a small rotation. If I copy the action, or set the number of repetitions to more than one - then they do not ...
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Incomplete cycle with "Cycles" modifier in graph editor

I perform the task on the walking man, I use the loop modifier to loop the animation in the graph editor. This is not in the task, but I am interested. Is there a way to make the modifier work not ...
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How to select, preview, edit actions imported from glTF?

I have a glTF file (authored by someone else) with many named animation tracks. These are modifying transforms on many different discrete nodes within a scene hierarchy for an automobile. (These are ...
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GLB exporting problem with NLA baked animation

While I can export .glb NLA baked animation in Blender 3.1 I can't Export .glb NLA baked animations in Blender 3.2 and upper versions. Model has hundreds animation with its meshes .Should I "push ...
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Issue with repeat cycles in NLA editor - It stuck in loop for same locations

I have created a NLA strip for car moving in -Y direction. I key framed the movement first for Location 0 at frame 1 and frame 40 by moving a car to 4 meters in -Y direction. Now I create a NLA Strip ...
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Rigify IK Pole Targets Disappearing During Animation

I've been having trouble with my rigify rig where I currently have an action where the IK pole targets disappear completely during the first few frames of the action. I've checked in the rigify ...
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How to export only NLA animations to GLB

I have a model with dozen animations, but only a few of them are "pushed down" to NLA tracks. How to export only NLA animations to GLB? I somehow managed to do it before, but not now :) For ...
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Why are my NLA editor clips grey and inactive?

I've been using the NLA editor to compose an animation scene using character rigs. It'd been going great until I opened the file and found the clips are all grey and the rig is no longer animated at ...
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Remove the star icon from any stashed NLA track with a given name

I was wondering how to remove the star icon (see screenshot) from a stashed track with bpy. I want to loop through all selected objects whose stashed star track's name equals a string. For future ...
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Split the action editors and lock them for two 3d views each

Hi everyone it's my first time dealing with animations, I've just started with blender ... :) Having two models and two animations to compare I tried to split the Action Editor windows in two to be ...
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How do I repeat an NLA strip at the same speed it was before it was an NLA strip?

As the title says, I'd like to be able to repeat my animation at the speed it's currently at when I convert it into an NLA strip.
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NLA Editor - Push Down Action - No strip created, action disappears

I'm trying to learn the NLA editor, and created several animations that I turned into actions, but now when I hit the 'Push Down Action' button to make a new strip (so I can loop the animation) the ...
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NLA editor seems to automatically keyframe loc-rot-scale for non-specified bones upon export to gltf

I am sorry, I don't really know if it is problem with export or import. NLA editor was always confusing for me. So I have two animations - WALK and STRIKE. WALK only consists of rotation keyframes of ...
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Create NLA transition with Python

Is it possible to create transition between clips with python?
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Stash actions of all selected objects and rename their NLA track to the same name

Situation: I was doing a physic simulation with thousands of small objects. I baked those into keyframes => should be 1st animation. Now I want to do this again for a second animation. Problem: I ...
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How do I make a cloth simulation animate on 2s(or 3s, and just simulations generally)

I have this cloth simulation and I want to animate it on 2s but there are no keyframes. I just want to use the NLA track and put a stepped modifier for the cloth simulation so I can animate it on 2s ...
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Changing NLA Strip/Action Names

It seems incredible that I should have to ask this, but it is always such with Blender... How can I change the action strip data names (I'm not even sure what to call them, curse the NLA stack)? ...
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Using the NLA for 'growth' animation

I'm trying to create an animation of a vine growing and exporting it into Spark AR. The only way I have successfully been able to export an animated element into Spark AR is by using the Non Linear ...
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Is there a way to snap current frame to selection?

When I using NLA or Graph Editor or something related to the timeline,I can only snap the selection to current frame,but if I want to align selection-B to the end of selection-A,the only way I can do ...
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How to organize multiple NLA track compositions?

I'm working on a character for a game and I want to organize his individual animations (still, walking, attacking) with NLAs. First, I wanted to use one NLA track per animation and render them out ...
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Bake two NLA strips in a single animation

i'm getting mad with this. I'm trying bake a single animation from different NLA strips, but i can't do it. I imported a character with a skeleton and i added some animations with a retargeting from ...
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'Flicker' NLA Strips through Python?

I am working on a project where I have a few hundred pipes represented as curves that exist in 3 states: Visible and Static Animated (Scaling Curve depth to 0 from ...
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Move Strips and add transition in NLA editor using python

System Information Operating system: Windows 10 Blender Version 2.93.5 Hi, im fairly new to the python scripting in blender, how would i go about moving these 3 action strips from this: To this, ...
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Exporting a armature with multiple animations as a .fbx results in a .fbx with only one animation no matter what settings I use

I'm trying to export this armature with multiple animations via .fbx. I've already successfully exported a couple of armatures with multiple animations attached using fbx export using settings similar ...
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How can I push all actions into Nla trough blender headless with python

I'm trying to write a script that pushes all the actions into NLA for the selected active object or a rig. But I'm using blender through the command prompt so I can't use code that has UI like bpy....
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How to change the location and 'angle' of an animated rig produced with Rokoko motion tracking suit?

Hello Blender community, I recorded a simple animation with a Rokoko motion tracking suit, for a character. It consists in a walk from a point A to a point B. In between the character zigzag a bit, ...
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When duplicating an action in the NLA editoris it suposed to create a new source action each time?

Like I said above, as of Blender 3.0 whenever I duplicate an action in the NLA editor it creates a new action entirely. Previously when you would duplicate an action in the editor, it would make ...
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Editing the action strips in the NLA editor

Are the action strips in the NLA editor able to be actually edited, as you would edit clips in a NLE? I was hoping I could grab the end of one and drag to trim it, or say ctrl-drag the edge to stretch ...
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non liner animation strips have rotate problem

trying to make loop animation by mixing .mdd animation by NLA window. as base model has no transform(position at 0, rotateion is 0) first import animation by mdd, and duplicated strip, then the ...
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Using NLA editor for an armature, the animation breaks up. how can it be fixed?

I used the NLA editor to put two actions (the second one was a walk cycles action) together to fix the position of the armature in the second action. The position got fixed, but the walk cycles ...
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Is this a bug with action editor?

Does anyone know what is wrong with my NLA Editor? It says I have a key frame at the end of the animation but clearly it is not there. What is going on? I was able to find the key frame in the ...
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'List' of Properties in NLA Strip Pt.2

In relation to 'List' of Properties in NLA Strip. see that part for details... How can I get the list (and its custom properties) saved into a "specific" NLA Strip, so the item(s) ...
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'List' of Properties in NLA Strip Pt.1

I've got this UI element, outlined in red in the image, in the NLA Editor. I can make the UI elements, but I need help with the logic. How can the 'UI List' contain just the two custom properties ...
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Animate plants growing along path as camera passes

I've created a plant object with a simple growth animation action and arranged many of them along a path in my scene. I've animated my camera moving along this path, and I would like the growth ...
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Blender how to use an import action animation (.glb file)

I want to combine the motion and the model together but not sure how to do it. Both the model and animation are coming from a JRPG game, I find the files online. the animation looks like this after I ...
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Why does 'bpy.ops.nla.fmodifier_add' fail due to 'context is incorrect' error?

My nla strip confirmed that the active attribute is True, but bpy.ops.nla.fmodifier_add failed due to the context is correct ...
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how to extend this animation to infinity?

So I have this kind of animation: It changes the location of an object in steps: ...
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NLA animations aren't combining

I have two animations, one that makes my object bob up and down, and another one that moves it around. I have given both of these a fake user (shield icon) and have pushed them down to the nla ...
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Exporting blender project in gltf with multiple animations

I have create a simple box opening and close animation in my blender project using the NLA editor, I need to export this project to gltf format in order to convert later on the file using Reality ...
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Adding bone keyframe to a new action affecting/changing previously saved action

My charater model have one set of deforming bones, and another set of target bones that is driving the deforming bones through constrains. I create the target bones by duplicating the deform bones,...
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NLA Editor won't let me export the right actions

I'm animating actions for a video game and I was able to export most of the fbx's without much hassle to my programmer and into Unity. I would go to the dope sheet and animate the actions separately ...
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combining glTF animations in Blender 2.93

I would like to combine Mixamo animations from glTF source into a single animation and export it (glTF) for game engine usage. I grabbed 3 different animation sequences (robot, robot-talk, robot-dance)...
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Cannot keyframe multiple bones

Hey guys i have a little problem with keyfreaming. Anytime i select some bones in pose mode, rotate them and hit [I] on the rotation properties, blender inserts only one keyframe for one bone, the one ...
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How to combine multiple actions in blender 2.90 in a single baked strip to render?

My goal is to combine all my animations actions (clips) into a single baked animation. I found a youtube tutorial but is not useful for me. LINK (MY FAIL) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TFV0oS7YVHQ ...
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Why does adding a second action sometimes result in two actions influencing each other?

I have been working with Blender for about a year almost exclusively to animate 3d models for games. I absolutely love it, save for the entire flow of action strip + NLA. The moment I think I ...
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is there any way to isolate an animation in the NLA editor?

I want only some of these animations to play. is there an easier way than individually disabling each of these?
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Bake/Merge two or more NLA tracks into an action

I have two NLA tracks, one is the fist-clenching, and another is the leg-bending. I'm able to evaluate them at the same time, so the leg is bent and the fist is clenched. But my problem is, how can ...
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