Questions tagged [nla-editor]

Questions related to the NLA (Non-Linear Animation) editor in blender.

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How do I set the type of an NlaStrip?

I'm trying to add a speaker object with an attached NlaStrip in code, like the add_speaker operation does, but when I use ...
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Presence of a strip on another NLA track prevents execution of original track

Using the default cube, create a keyframe at frame 1 where y=-4 and a keyframe at frame 40 where y=4. Change the action just created to an NLA strip on a new NLA track. With the current frame=20, ...
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NLA Editor - Animated Strip Time With a Repeating Animation

This is a shot in the dark as this seems to be a very specific use of a rather unknown function. I'm attempting to keyframe the speed of an animation. I've looped the animation using the 'Repeat' ...
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Baking animations and NLA editor, action clip behaves differently according the previous actions

I have two objects, arm and weapon. The weapon isn't animated, it just sits still parented to the arm. I need to bake the weapon position over time (set entirely by the arms) for Unity. I know the ...
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Blender, changing Pose of character changes already made animations

I have a cow model that, in its Rest Position, is standing up normally on its 4 legs. Then, i also have the cow in Pose Position, in which the cow is siting. My current 4 animations of this cow are ...
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I don't find a way to do a track solo in NLA_editor

if I have several tracks. I can manually toggle the star so the track is now is_solo and I can play the linked animation. but how to do this with a script?
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NLA Editor moving tracks up or down

Following a tutorial there should be a possibility to move tracks up or down in the NLA editor with the Page Up or Page Down keys but I can't get it to work. I tried several options with no result. ...
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Blender next animation doesn't continue from last animation

I'm applying in the NLA a turning animation, and then right after, a walking animation. The problem is, the walking animation starts from the beginning (as if turning didn't happen). I've tried ...
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How to move keyframes from dopesheet mode to action editor?

So I just learned about the NLA editor, and I think it will save me a bunch of time animating. The thing is, I made my animation before the tutorial, in the dope sheet's "dope sheet mode" ...
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Change direction oа existing animation / Combining Animations in Action Editor (NLA)

First of all - sorry for my english. So, i'm trying to mix some mixamo (sorry foк the pun heheh) animations to make a pre-vis shot. Basically want my character to stand, turn and run until he gets ...
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How to remove armature in NLA editor?

How can i remove those 2 armatures in my NLA editor?
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NLA Actions with Local Transformations

I have multiple objects in different locations that I have been animating with the NLA Editor. These are the objects I'm referring to. They are supposed to be cartoonish birds. This is the action I'...
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mixamo animations transition

So I upload to mixamo and then import FBX to blender. I repeat the same process but for a different animation. I then go into blender, into dope sheet. Delete the X and Z keyframes and line up the ...
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How to separate a timeline into multiple actions?

Blender is my bread and butter but there's a darkside within it I have 0 understanding of. I've no idea how NLA and action editor work. I've an animation where you have 230 frames and a character ...
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Blender Animation: Animated Influence over the period of time of a repeated action strip

I have an action strip (frame 00...10), which is repeated 40 times via its playback settings (resulting in a 00...400 "big" strip). I want to animate the influence of the resulting strip (0...400) in ...
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Animation doesn't render what I see in the preview!

I'm working on a lego-animation. I've already set all keyframes and organized everything in the NLA-Editor. When I scrub through the timeline everything works fine, but as soon as I press "render ...
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How do i rotate an animation i imported as an FBX

I have 2 animations I have imported. Both as a .fbx. One is a character turning and running and the other is the character just running. I am having a problem syncing up the rotation. My question ...
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Multiple action for different parts on same armature

I want to create multiples action for different parts of my model (ex: action only for hand,foot,rest of the body), so I can use different action at same time. How can I do that in blender?
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How to find an action that is visible in NLA editor but can't be found in Action Editor? Especiallly when Linked across files

I can find and access an action in the NLA editor but I can not find it in the Action Editor. My goal is to use the action in another file via linking but don't know how to. The animation is ...
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How can I clear all out everything I don't need in the NLA editor?

In my project, NLA editor is filled up with all of the objects in the scene and when I import this to unity, animations mess up (imported asset has all animations of all objects even thow there is ...
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How can I push down an action with only modifiers

https://www.file-upload.net/download-12536795/push.blend.html In this file (on the camera) I have an action with only modifiers (in this case noise) - but I can't push that track down in the NLA ...
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Animating object's transparency in NLA editor

I would like to animate a short promo for a game I am making. I have various objects with different animations all set up nicely in the NLA editor. I would like to have some of those objects appear ...
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Flip armature animation direction (from Mixamo to Blender (2.77))

Hi I am having trouble trying to combine multiple animations downloaded from Mixamo and imported into Blender via .fbx. Everything imports correctly but some of the animations I need to combine in ...
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How to create many clips in the NLA editor

I have a metarig with: Action 1 - for example he run with ball Action 2 - he walk and throw the ball When I switch actions for metarig - ball goes wrong - he throws it while running. How can I ...
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Animations to Unity3d

I'm developing a videogame, so I started creating my assets on blender. I have made a human with a walk and idle animations (Everything fine here :) ). For unity can detect that the main character's ...
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Object in pose mode does not translate

I am doing this super tutorial (NLA editor), in which we animate an object using armatures. As mentioned in the image below (23:23 in video), I try to translate the object to create some keyframes ...
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NLA animation changes on every render

This is the first time I'm utilizing the NLA-editor into my animation workflow and I'm having some trouble: it seems like my character is moving in a slightly different manner on every render. I have ...

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