What’s a timeline

You can see and edit frames that make up the animation on the timeline.

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Frames viewing
Dracorex_walk_cycle.casc

  • Open the Dracorex_walk_cycle scene. This scene contains the animation of the dinosaur.
  • Click on the frames to select them. The selected frame is marked with a black frame.
  • Drag the red slider over the timeline to quickly move through the frames.
  • You can also move through the frames using  A and D hotkeys

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Animation playback
Chibi_jump-01_keyframes.casc

  • Click the Play button to start playing the animation.
By default, the animation will play again each time.
  • Disable the Loop mode in play button to prevent the animation from starting over.
  • Enable the Key mode in play button to play only keyframes. (These frames are marked dark blue on the timeline).
  • You can also use the player buttons to move through the frames.

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Restricting work area

The first and last frames of the animation are displayed under the timeline. When there are a lot of frames it is convenient to limit the visible area of the timeline to work with.

  • Double-click on the number on the right of the slider and type in a higher number of frames. For example, 84.
  • Move the edges of the slider to limit the visible area of the timeline.
  • Move the slider itself.

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