Playback Tools

This set of tools is designed for controlling animation playback.

It can be found at the right side of the Timeline, above the animation track.

 

To begin (1)

Hot key: Z

Moves current frame pointer to the beginning of the Timeline

 

To previous key (2)

Hot key: Shift + A

Moves current frame pointer to the previous key frame

 

To previous frame (3)

Hot key: A

Moves current frame pointer one frame backward

 

Play/pause (4)

Hot key: X

Starts playing animation from the current frame. If animation is already being played, pressing this button pauses the playback instead.

 

To next frame (5)

Hot key: D

Moves current frame pointer one frame forward

 

To next key (6)

Hot key: Shift + D

Moves current frame pointer to the next key frame

 

To end (7)

(no hot key)

Moves current frame pointer to the final frame on the Timeline

 

Loop mode in play (8)

If this button is enabled, animation plays in a loop (i.e. after reaching the final frame it starts again from the first frame)

 

Key mode in play (9)

If this button is enabled, only key frames are taken into account during animation playback while interpolations are ignored

 

 

See Also

Timeline

Timeline Tools

 

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