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 Subject: In an animation, moving a whole frame, from within Python

Anthony Appleyard opened this issue on Feb 12, 2013 · 4 posts

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  Anthony Appleyard () ( posted at 5:55AM Tue, 12 February 2013 

I want to make a length of animation run at half the speed. So I would do this:-

If the animation is n frames long, make it 2*n frames long.

for A in poser.Scene().Actors():

. for j = n (-1) 1 :-

. . for P =† each parameter dial in turn of actor A :-

. . . B = all the frame information (value, whether it is a keyframe, spline settings) for frame j of parameter dial P of actor A

. . . delete frame j of parameter dial P of actor A, if it is a keyframe

. . . delete frame 2*j of parameter dial P of actor A, if it is already a keyframe

. . . set frame 2*j of parameter dial P of actor A to the value and keyframe settings of B, if B is a keyframe

Please, has this been done before?

  Anthony Appleyard () ( posted at 6:58AM Tue, 12 February 2013  · @4040039

Most of it looks easy, but how could I pick up and set the spline settings?

  poisinivy () ( posted at 7:32PM Sat, 16 February 2013  · @4041432

I would render at 30fps save it in AVI and then in your movie editor you should be able to control the rendered scene speed in the movie eidtor† I use adobe premiere† and i can slow it own to 3 fps if i need to.† Just a short cut I use† for slow motion shots. :)

  Anthony Appleyard () ( posted at 12:58AM Sun, 17 February 2013  · @4041501

Thanks. But after I have done what I described in the first message in this thread, I may need to edit the result some more.

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