Keyframe Layers

Blend animation curves.

Keyframe Layers allow you to blend between keyframes/ animation curves.

UI

Active - enable/disable the layer.

Strength - determine the strength of the layer.

Mode -

  • Normal - keyframes on the layer are

  • Overwrite -

To load the Strength animation curve into the Graph Editor, open the Keyframe Layer Editor and select the layer you want to adjust.

Examples

As the Keyframe Layer's Strength increases

Example usage:

  1. Open keyframeLayers_Start.cv (Example Files below).

  2. At the bottom of the Scene Window click the Keyframe Layer Editor button

  3. Click the + button in the bottom right of the window to create a new Keyframe Layer.

  4. Double click the new layer in the Keyframe Layer Editor to switch to it.

  5. Set keys on armUpper.rotation of:

    1. fr0 = -50

    2. fr20 = 50

    3. fr40 = -50

  6. Move the timeline to frame 100.

  7. Open the Keyframe Layer Editor and select the new layer (called Keyframe Layer 1 by default).

  8. On the Strength control change the value to 0 and set a key.

  9. Move the timeline to frame 150.

  10. Back on the Keyframe Layer Editor set Strength to a value of 100.

  11. Press play.

The arm's swing height should increase over frames 100 to 150.

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