Questions tagged [timeline]

The basic purpose of the Timeline is to control movements of your objects in 3D space. The Timeline isn't the one really moving your objects in 3D space. Rather, the Timeline gives you insight as to when what will be where in the 3D space.

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How do I extend the amount of frames on a 2d animation?

I need to extend the amount of frames on the timeline, as you can see in the picture it ends around 1020 frames in the png. I havent tried anything yet to fix it myself but I was wondering if there ...
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Image Sequence -> Timeline relation. How could I make an image sequence start at frame 20? [duplicate]

I'm working in EVEE right now and I am trying to make an image sequence start in the middle of the timeline. Is there a fairly simple way to do this? Thanks in advance
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start animation render at a negative frame

A very useful simple feature that would solve many problems. Is there a way to render my animation starting at frame -50? I know there is an option in the settings "allow negative frames" ...
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Audio volume only decreases for a few seconds

When I click on “sound” settings, I can see that I can adjust volume from 1 to for example 0.200. However, when I do that, it only remains 0.200 for one or a few frames max and then returns back to 1....
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Keyframe disappears to actions?

I have downloaded a blender file (2.9) and it seems that something is set so that the keyframes of animations I create are automatically converted to actions in the nla or I am doing something wrong? ...
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time shifting of either solved tracked camera or 'dynamic paint' baking

I am trying to add an animated ship to the real footage of the ocean. I have the solved camera from the footage. I have the ship model. Now I need some wake waves. I can get them using dynamic paint, ...
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Is there a quick way to space out timeline frames by X amount of spacing?

In the timeline say I have frames 1, 2, 3 and I want to pad 10 empty spaces in between them, so it would look like frame 1, 10 empty spaces, frame 2, 10 empty spaces, frame 3. Is there a shortcut to ...
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baked fluid object animation speed

In blender 2.9, i have several already baked fluid animation in same scene. Is it possible now to change animation time/speed for each of these objects? I want to animate rain from many identical ...
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Apply modifier for unwrapping but maintain animation

I have a spring created from a circle with a screw modifier. I'd like to include the coil in the UV unwrapping. If I apply the modifier though, the keyframes from my animation of the coil moving up ...
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Middle Mouse Button not working in blender

I have a Three button mouse. But still I cannot use the middle mouse button to rotate and pan the view in the navigation port. I also cannot set the start and end points of the output in the timeline ...
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Pressing “Play Animation” Not Doing Anything

Original question: I managed to model and rig my first character, and I'm now working on the animation, when I scrub through the keyframes in the timeline, the animation is working correctly, but when ...
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Marker and line is not same in timeline editor

the marker and line is not in same position, how to fix it?
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View all timeline pressing the Home key

When pressing Home, the expected behaviour everywhere in Blender is Show all. That applies to viewport, node tree, image editor and more. In previous Blender versions, pressing Home on the timeline, ...
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Key frames disappeared from timeline

I'm working on creating some animations for my character using the Action Editor. I was editing an animation and everything was working as normal - I'm in pose mode and the keyframes of the animation ...
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Multiple Render Ranges in Timeline [duplicate]

Is there a way to define rendering in multiple ranges in the timeline? For Example: I like to render the scene from frame 0 to 191 and from 266 to 400. (I don't want to render from 191 to 266, ...
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How to close timeline window [duplicate]

I accidentally open the second timeline widow. What's worst it is moving simultaneously with the properties tab. My question is - does anyone know how can I close this window. Here you is what my ...
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Is it possible to use blender eevee like a game engine, where I add objects and movements on the fly?

I am using blend 2.9 where the game engine has been removed. I am interested in the high quality cloth simulator in blend eevee, which is much more realistic than the old blender game engine, Unity or ...
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Animating an emission shader (or any)

This is my first time posting here, I'm still relatively new to blender. I'm having trouble animating my emission shader. I'm trying to achieve like a blinking effect or an even brighter emission (at ...
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Can't Move Objects, Transforms Show Movement, Not Reacting To Physics

So I created this project earlier today, it was working fine. Went on to something else then came back to render and all my objects are stacked. The Loc/Rot/Scale is all reset visually but the values ...
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Particles timestep not working in render (works in viewport)

Working on my first scene! I have a particle emitter (from khaos plugin) and I want to create a slow motion effect (slow motion explosion). I increased mass and drag and lowered timestep to 0.001. In ...
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Blender 2.79b Dopesheet acting weird [duplicate]

Suddenly the dopesheet acting weird. I click at a certain place, but the yellow straight line isn't at the place I clicked. If I locrot a bone, the keyframe was created not at the yellow stragiht line....
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how do i change 24 fps to 60 fps without affecting the speed?

i tried time remmaping but that messed up the keyframes and i really dont want to rekeyframe my animation. like when i set 24 fps to 60 fps and put 24 in old and 60 in new the speed is fine but the ...
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Is it possible to Highlight all Animation keyframes in the dope sheet and make all frames stick to a specific location, all at once?

I downloaded two animations from Mixamo and imported it into blender. Both animations are an idle animation and a random action animation. The action animation starts at a completely different ...
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Script For Keying Timeline [duplicate]

I was wondering what the python script to type in the Text Editor would look like if I wanted to key every other 5th frame of my timeline?? I've got a picture of my problem below if that helps! ALSO, ...
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How do I transfer grease pencil keyframes to the timeline?

Hi everyone, I'm currently trying to make my grease pencil animation move at a constant interpolation on a fixed path. However I noticed that I need to individually keyframe the grease pencil keys ...
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Jumping keyframes using hotkeys from the 3D viewport (not the dope sheet)

I'm trying to use the 'jump keyframe' functions while working in the viewport. I want to mimic the kind of flipping you'd get in traditional animation methods. However when I try to use the hotkey 'Up/...
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Timeline input fields, how to display?

in this my project I see for first time input fields in the left of the timeline; I don't know how I did it.. in other projects I don't know how to show/hide these very useful fields!!
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How to loop an animation and also incrementing one transform to make it look continues

Assume i have a walk cycle , and i have someone walking in it , wont it be too strange that the person goes back to where he started 1 sec ago every time , so how can i make this animation loop and ...
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Shortcuts for Start and End values in the Timeline

In 2.79, it was easy to set the start and end values of the timeline with the S and E shortcuts: If I put my green cursor at frame 42 and press S it sets the Start value at 42: It would be great to ...
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2.9- How do you keyframe an object's render visibility?

I want my object to be visible until frame 50 then have its render visibility turned off. how can I do this? eevee
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Jump to next/previous keyframe doesn't work with no rig controls selected

Is there a way to jump between keyframes with no controls selected in pose mode? (I want to jump between keyframes that I see when "only show selected" is off) My current workaround is to ...
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Keyframe Issue in blender

I have an object which is accidently got animated. I have other objects in the scene but only that particular object is moving up and down as I scroll timeline. I can see an orange line under timeline ...
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How do I combine an animation with two different fps'?

I have two separate motion capture fbx's, one being the body which is 100 fps and the face being 24 fps. I just brought the both of them to blender 2.9 however since they both are two separate fps' ...
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Play animation stuck

I just shortened the length of my animation by selecting all the keyframes in the dopesheet and scaling them down (as per advice on a thread here on stack exchange) and now my animation won't play. If ...
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Blender render (cycles) animation slows down midway. What causes this and do I depend on the new time per frame?

My render started off as 2mins per frame, slowed down to 5mins and now it’s 11mins. I have moving metaballs in the scene that enlarge overtime. Perhaps this is the cause of slowing down significantly? ...
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There's no camera on the timeline in 2D animation

I've clicked on all the options, but I can't find them. Let me know.
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How can I move tracking markers along the timeline?

To explain the problem I have run into: I have created some tracking markers in the Movie Clip Editor and tracked several points in the clip, and I have added an offset to the movie clip so that it ...
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Python. How to find a point on the timeline where Fcurve reaches a certain value without changing current subframe?

Is there any way to find out via Python at which point of the Timeline (at which subframe) fcurve reaches a certain value, without actually changing the current subframe? I have found out that it was ...
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Clipping timeline at certain frame

It it possible to prevent timeline cursor going further than the end frame? For example, I have only 100 frames, but the cursor can go to 105.
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How to render a sequence of images with time remapped?

I used to export a sequence of images from blender and then merge them into a video using other software. I need the output video to be 24 fps. My audio is 3:28 min. This means the length of the video ...
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Global Slow-mo effect - Animating Time scale

Is there a way to animate the timescale of a scene for a small amount of time? I'm looking to create an animation, and in the middle it goes from 1.0x speed, to 0.125x speed (1/8th normal speed), but ...
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Can I keymap scrubbing the timeline with the mouse wheel?

Title says it all. I want to be able to scrub the Video Sequencer or timeline with the mousewheel, preferably with a modifier key such as shift or alt. I want to program the firmware of a rotary ...
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Help: Timeline has turned red - how can I get back to default?

I am a completely beginner in Blender, and inadvertently have turned the timeline to 'red'. I googled it, and for the life of me can't figure out what happened. How do I just turn it back to normal?
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Grease Pencil Keyframes not visible in timeline

I am very new to blender, working on my first project. I am trying to combine a 3D model, animated using an armature, with some hand-drawn animation, using grease pencil. I started with the model, and ...
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Delete keyframes quickly without the menu in timeline

I want to delete keyframes by pressing X without the "menu". How can I block that menu? I looked at the keymap editor, I thought, maybe the key is "DOPESHEET_MT_delete" code but I'...
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Why does recording an animation not record the initial position of an object?

I am doing a simple animation. I click the record button in the bottom timeline and then move objects in the viewport. But somehow the yellow diamond mark ( recorder ) does not appear on 0/1. ie, the ...
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Can I control the intensity/strength of bouncing (the one that can be found in Graphic Editor with T key pressed)?

I tried to decrease the effect in the Graphic editor but it doesn`t seem to work
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Timeline keyframe interval snap

Is there a way to make it so that keyframes snap to an interval (for example, every 5 frames), and cannot be placed between them?
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Is there a way to change the color of keyframes?

Is there a way to change the color of keyframes on the timeline? For example, I would like all the keyframes associated with the Left Leg to be Blue and the Right Leg to be Green.
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Why can't I see keyframes in the timeline? [duplicate]

I was doing some animation, when I didn't know how to animate using edit mode. Someone showed me a tutorial on YouTube by using hooks. It managed to work, but then I began to realise that the ...