Key Frames



Key Frames (keys for short) play crucial role in creating animations, as they store character poses and positions. Cascadeur does not allow for editing character pose in a regular frame, as any changes made in a such frame will not be recorded. Before adjusting a pose, you have to create a key frame for it.


Creating Key Frames


Create a new key by selecting a frame and pressing the Add or remove frame button (or the  hot key)

Create several keys by selecting a group of frames and pressing the  hot key while holding 


Editing Key Frames


Move a key to a different place on the timeline by selecting and dragging it while holding 

Note: If you move a key to a frame that already has another key, this another key will be deleted and replaced by the one you have moved

Note: The first key in the timeline cannot be moved. If you try to move it, its copy will be created instead (this is because a timeline should start with a key frame)


Copy a key frame by selecting and dragging it to a new frame while holding the 


You can also move and copy groups of frames. To do this, select a group and move or copy it as you would move or copy a single frame

An intervals between two keys can be made longer or shorter by adding or removing frames




IK and FK



Multiple Keys




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