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Old 31-05-2006, 01:06 PM   #1
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When I draw a curve and I create a camera and I select the mboth and do Attach motion path.. and i set the start and end frame correct.. It does not animate the camera along the path when I press play Does anybody know what I am doing wrong
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Old 01-06-2006, 11:13 AM   #2
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are you setting the kezs properly? remember to key the start position and key the end position in the timeline
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Old 01-06-2006, 11:59 AM   #3
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hmm no i didn't set any keys will try to see if that works. Should it not set the key automatically though.. as you specify the begin and end frame ?
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Old 01-06-2006, 12:37 PM   #4
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hmm strange it seems to work with a cp curve but not with a ep curve.. but i need it to go over a straight road and corner
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Old 04-06-2006, 11:17 AM   #5
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nobody knows this
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Old 04-06-2006, 08:16 PM   #6
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it sounds like you do not have enough spans in your ep curve.

Therefore, you can use an ep curve tool to create motion paths. However. the differnce with the ep curve tool is that you need to create more than 2 points. What I mean by 2 points is that you can't put one click at say coordinates 0, 0, 0 then at coordinates 0, 0, 4 and then say your done. This is because when you create 2 points, it does not create any spans. You can increase the number of spans with the rebuild curve tool. Just make sure you have more than 1 spans to be on the safe side, but do not ask me why you need spans in order to create a motion path because I do not know why. I just know that you need the spans in order for the motion path to work because I had the smae problem before.
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Old 11-06-2006, 02:08 PM   #7
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:attn: Ok thank you I will try to create some more spans ope it will work :bow:
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Old 11-06-2006, 03:47 PM   #8
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Hmm it seems to work, only the camera is sideways, so in the atribute editor i set "Front Axis Y" on the motion path and then the camera faces forward, but when I play it, the camera jumps backwards on some frames :shakehead
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Old 12-06-2006, 06:44 PM   #9
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u could allways check here : http://www.photosector.com/Sections+...15-page-1.html
and see what u're doing different from what they are doing
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