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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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Editing video - Navigation will not drag past 9h42min

Keyboard navigation works - Page up will navigate to the next video sequence The moment I click on the timeline, the navigation jumps all the way back to 9hr42 min I can drag the navigation anywhere ...
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how to scrub animation in viewer using shortcut?

I'm in 3d viewer and I want to scrub my animation without have to click/drag on the timeline. For example in Maya : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pDZEhzH1zGQ I found the similar one in Blender using ...
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The audio strip I put in the video sequencer offsets every time I pause the timeline

I'm trying to make a music video, so I attached audio to the project to help me with timing. However, every time I pause to adjust something or write down a timestamp even if for just a second, the ...
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How do I pin a channel in the dope sheet

When I try to animate, It gets annoying when I have to constantly switch back between bones just to see the channels. Ive heard of "pinning" channels but I do not see anything to pin it. I ...
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Modify frames of a non-visible object

I want to extend an animation that has already been created. Originally, it has 550 frames, but I want to lengthen it to 750. To do this, I want to move all the frames from 250 onwards. I tried to ...
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How can I gradually speed up or slow down multiple keyframes

I am trying to gradually slow or speed up particular keyframes. Not just making the whole thing a different speed. I have found one way of finally doing it via the NLA editor but I am looking to see ...
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How to connect object's timeline keyframe animation to an geometry proximity

Can i connect object's animation(keyframes) to an another object(ico spheres), to play animation by distance, if ico spheres come close, it play towards, if ico spheres go backs, it plays backwards. I ...
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How can I conveniently retime an image sequence strip in the VSE?

I'm putting together a "movie" of stills. I would like for these stills to have animated scale and position, and to change to the next image only every nth frame-- let's say, every 16 ...
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Paste flipped keyframe cancels the other ones

When I keyframe a paste flipped pose, it just cancels the other keyframes I have. Blender version: 4.0.2. Archive link:https://workupload.com/file/t3EQL9pecVd Demonstration Video
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Timeline: Marker and Keyframe do not have the same "position"(on the frame)

My issue is that I use markers to switch between cameras. My cameras are animated and my first camera stops at exactly 27.696(I need that for my project). My 2nd camera starts at 27.696 and moves to ...
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How can I "stretch" the time for timeline markers

Ok this is somethign very specific, and kinda dumb Many know they thing if going to the first key on the dope sheet and streteching/ extending / scaling all the frames to the desired lenght BUT Is ...
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Animation organization of 4 robots

As you can see from the GIF image, each robot arm starts and ends in the same frame as the other robots. I would like the animations to start at different points, and, most importantly, for each armor,...
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I cannot manually add keyframes. I can only use auto keying. Why?

Any time I press I whilst having a bone selected, then click Only selected channels, nothing happens. No yellow diamond appears on the timeline. If I enable auto keying and move a bone, a keyframe is ...
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Blender 4.0 - Move Keyframe Precision?

In Blender 3.6 I used to be able to precision move keyframes by holding the CTRL key while moving them. This doesn't seem to be the case in 4.0. How do I do this in 4.0?
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My cloth physics stop working when baked, what's going on and how can i fix it?

I'm trying to follow a towel tutorial. However my physics aren't operating correctly. Even before baking my cloth only will fall correctly when i hit play, then tab out of object mode and into edit, ...
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How to hold frame in video render

The cube is not moving for the first 30 frames so I want to render only 1 frame of those and then hold the rest 29 frames and then the cube will start moving after frame 60 to frame 90
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Dope Sheet Action Editor turned orange. I think I've changed a setting somewhere on accident, how can I undo it?

If you open a new blender file and open the Action Editor in the Dope Sheet, it looks like this: Nice and clean, empty, and gray. In this new file, changing the End frame of the Timeline also sets the ...
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How to drive an armature from a gear/horn animated on the timeline

I have an Armature with an Inverse Kinematic that I wish to 'push' radially from from a gear horn. I have both the gear animated on a timeline and the armature built. I don't understand how to get the ...
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How to Subdivide Keyframe Curves in Graph Editor (Create Keyframes for Every Frame)

Is there a way to automatically create/insert a keyframe for every frame on the timeline for an animated object? In other words, I have an object that moves from point A to point B, with two keyframes ...
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How to copy keyframes in the timeline from start to end without copy pasting

I have an object which animates up and down, from frame 0 to 20. In order to replicate this motion, until frame 250, I select the first 2 frames copy, then move the scroll bar, to the next frames then ...
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How to make this object wobble with animation gradually getting slower

I'm trying to do an animation of an object, which is struck by a hammer (as reference). When the object is struck I have made some keyframes of the movement (Rotation & Location), and distributed ...
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frame_change handler called on mouse press and release event when scrubbing

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Can't lengthen animation timeline [duplicate]

I'm trying to do a simple animation, but for some reason the length of time is stuck on 250 frames, even if I put it to 800 (or whatever). I see this orange strip under the 250. The action stops at ...
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How to create Cloth Simulation for Deflating a net wrapped around balloon in Blender?

I am trying to wrap a net (made out of torus shapes) around a balloon. As the balloon deflate, I hope to make the net get flat and flat (on the ground. I was exploring the inflate and deflate on ...
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How to add follow path at a specific timeline with other animation keyframes?

I've been working on a scene where a plant is blown over by the wind and then rolls in a circular motion for a while. I've been watching tutorials on how to make different parts of the plant move (...
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How to identify Keyframes in the Timeline

I inserted Keyframes for both Location, Rotation and Scale in the time line, in the exact same spot. It's easier to differentiate what Keyframe is for what location or rotation in the Graph Editor as ...
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Change the nanosecond markers in the timeline from 00:32 to 00:30

When you press CRTL + T inside the timeline, it changes from displaying frames to displaying seconds and nanoseconds. I have seen that without closely zooming in, the nanosecond and normal second ...
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How can I move a Motion Tracked Camera Solve on the timeline?

I motion tracked a scene in blender. I now want to add frames to the beginning of my time line and thought the best way to do that would be add frames to the end and move everything forward along the ...
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Object constrained along curve rotates unexpectedly when scrubbing timeline

I want the ball's rotation to not be affected for testing purposes. I have animated the Evaluation Time of the curve. When I scrub the Evaluation Time part (the field I animated), it works as expected....
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Moving animation keyframes breaks all

When I want to move a group of keyframes the entire sequence breaks How should I move them?
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How to rotate and spin a cone in a cylinder

Im trying to get my animation of this cone rotating around a cylinder to also spin along is local Z axis while is rotating around the cylinder, how could i do this, ive tried setting new keyframes ...
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Super low fps when I import my own exported obj or fbx file

I have made my own head with hair in blender. But when I export it to fbx or obj the file is super slow and I cannot do anything... The fps is below 1 when I want to play the timeline. Is there ...
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Dynamic Paint Irrespective of Time Stretching

I have this Dynamic Paint setup which influences the mapping of some droplets. As the splash happens, it wipes the droplets away based off of the merging of the two Weight Maps. The only problem is ...
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Reverse time/direction geometry nodes

I have instances traveling along a curve based on the factor of 0 to 1 in a circle. I would like to click the switch and have the instance start traveling backwards from it's current position on the ...
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Changing frame on animating object stops it from spinning around parented object

I have made an animation of gears. When I change the frame 1-10 to 1-5 (so both gears and empty can go faster) in the dope sheet editor, the parent object and middle gear spins on their axis, but the ...
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How to get "non-action" keyframe data via Python?

I have animated a camera, changing the position and FOV between keyframes (see picture below) I can reach the keyframes related to CameraAction via Python: ...
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Applying size change to an object for all keyframes

I want to make the monkey (highlighted) larger on the x-z plane for all the keyframes, but I can only apply the scale to one key frame and not the rest. I get into Edit mode, type ...
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Where are the keyframes for the textures tab in the Properties

I am using this texture in Compositing I have tried to find they keyframe for this : But have not been able to find it I turned off Only Show Selected and turned on Show Hidden but it's not there, I ...
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How do I view the animation keys for my rgb node?

As you can see I have animated the color property but I am not able to see it on my timeline. How do I make it happen, any help is appreciated.
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How to auto-select camera, based on selected marker in timeline editor?

I work a lot in the Timeline Editor. If I bind a camera to a Marker and it is named the same way, I thought that maybe I could have a script that auto-selects the corresponding camera after selecting ...
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Custom start and end in the timeline

In this video, if you take a look at the timeline at 2:48 there are white "custom start and end" arrows in the timeline, called shot-6a and end, It looks ...
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Show only specific transforms in timeline/graph editor

I have a scene with hundreds of objects of which I want to animate the rotation, location and size. If I select all objects, the timeline gets a little messy. That's why I want to hide everything ...
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Animation remap driven by parameter

I would like to remap a curve animation based on a parameter. Say, a cube moves a complex animation on Z axis within 30 frames. This animation needs to be syncronized with other objects with minimal ...
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Timeline drag is jumpy and unusuable [closed]

I'm unable to consistently drag the frame indicator on the timeline, or the dopesheet, or the vse, or anywhere the timeline is available. The cursor keeps jumping back to the previously selected frame....
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Yellow line in timeline

So I'm making an animation mixed with physics such as Rigid Body and using the particle system for effects. But when I add a collision plus a rigid body, this yellow line in the timeline appears. As I ...
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How do you disable the alt+ mouse wheel scroll = moving frames in timeline. I end up accidentaly keying on the wrong frame with this

How do you disable the alt+ mouse wheel scroll = moving frames in timeline. I end up accidentaly keying on the wrong frame with this.
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Move Keyframes Hotkey Python

I'm trying to Replicate the "G" key for transforming a keyframe in the Dopesheet/Timeline. However, with my script I get no feedback (no errors, no movement, nothing): ...
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How do I jump to location of the Header in the Timeline?

When my timeline is expanded and I play an animation for a little while then the header goes off to the right and I don't see it anymore. Is there a hot key to jump to the location of the header?
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Nothing is shown in the Timeline [duplicate]

It is the first time I use blender. I ran into an issue when I tried to insert a keyframe on the "Phase Offset" but nothing showed for the Timeline seen in the figure below. I tried to run ...
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Why does Blender say, "No more keyframes to jump to in this direction"?

Sometimes while editing keyframes I'll see this message when attempting hotkey to the next or previous keyframe: "No more keyframes to jump to in this direction." The timeline is full of ...
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