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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Timeline Red Line

In my timeline there is a red line, and I am thinking it might have something to do with blender only rendering one frame instead of the whole animation. What does this red line mean? What can I do to ...
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Change the start frame and end frame of a bake in Blender using script [duplicate]

I am doing a cloth simulation. After baking I realize that the required simulation comes to an end in the 40th frame itself but it keeps simulating till the 250th frame. Now I am able to change the ...
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bind camera to marker via python

I'm developing a script that exports and imports timeline markers with binded cameras. Printing marker info and exporting are working fine. The problem is the last step of the import script. This is ...
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How to change material properties with time

I'm trying to create a magic halo behind an object. For this I decided (maybe, improperly - but I'm a newbie) to use hair. So I grew up a long hair, assigned an emissive material and made its colour ...
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Set up a single file for 24, 29 and 60 fps?

What's the right approach to setting up a single scene to be rendered at two or more frame rates? Ideally, I'd like to set up a single file once, and render out at 24, 29 and 60 fps... but I am not ...
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Is it possible to speed up/slow down the preview playback of an animation in the Timeline?

Using the Action Editor and in Pose Mode, I am editing the animation of my armature at 30 FPS. Maintaining that framerate, I would like a slower preview of my animation (like play at 50% normal speed) ...
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Problems with the video rendering time

I'm new with blender and I have some issues with my rendering time. I have made an animation that is 2:35 longer. I left the computer rendering the full weekend (it is in my office so I couldn't take ...
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Blender shape keys aren't animating properly

I am trying to animate a hinged lid so that the hinge will not poke through the bottom, and that it will also properly show itself. I followed many tutorials word-for-word, but when I do what they do, ...
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Time remapping of a single action

I have two questions: 1) I need to time remap one single action (from 24 f/s to 8). Is there any way I can do it without time remapping the entire scene (which is already set to 8 f/s)? 2) I noticed ...
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How to create an image whose alpha value changes according to a curve through time in node-editor?

I connected an image-node with a composite-node and connected a value-node into the alpha of the composite-node. I changed the values and the image changed its transparency. Then, I connected the ...
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How to start a Time Node?

my goal: This is my first compositing attempt in Blender, my goal is to create an animation shown in the render window, the animation is a simple shift from one colour to another within about 100 ...
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How can I create different animations for a mesh on Blender?

I have an avatar mesh and I want to separate different animations, each animation in a different timeline in order to create blending animation. I do not know how to begin this process on Blender. Can ...
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How can I jump to the first frame in the timeline? [duplicate]

As I was making an Animation I found my self to oftenly press AltA to start and stop the green slider, and then when I stopped it I had to get it with my mouse and move it back to the beginning of the ...
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Timeline: advancing time without evaluating time

While placing keyframes in the timeline it is possible to move the time marker (green vertical line) without evaluating the animation? On my object, I have some keyframes values that I want to be ...
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blender timeline in seconds instead of frames

I would like to have the time line and key frames be in seconds instead of frames. When I animate something at 30 fps and then decided to change it to 60 fps the animation will play at twice the speed....
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How do the AV-sync, Frame Dropping and No sync in Timeline work?

How do the AV-sync, Frame Dropping and No Sync options in Timeline work when working with audio and video?
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How to disable loop playback of animation?

Is there a way to stop looping playback in the timeline? I want to avoid sending additional animation data from blender by stopping the animation at the end frame and in another case to prevent ...

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