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Old 14-04-2003, 09:12 AM   #1
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Default Jerky animation, from two many KEYs

Could someone who knows about animation, teach me a way to clean up this video? The problem comes from this:

I made the animation, then changed it like 4 times, so theres like a 30 key frames i'm not using, that make it all jerky!

You need Div like the SimplyTutorials
http://forums.simplymaya.com/attachm...=&postid=45995
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Assuming you have tried deleting all the rogue keys there is also the graph editor (hotbox-window-animation-graph editor). This allows you to smooth out any glitches by modifying a graph curve. That might be what you're looking for.
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That graph editor is sweet, i either forgot about it B4 or was too intimidated. Thanks man. I'll will post a new animation with the new smoothing soon on my VFX WIP thread(link is in my sig)

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or try the dope sheet, thats great for rearranging, deleting keys
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Interesting, is that all it can do is delete them?
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Not just delete them. You can also copy/paste keys. Dope sheet is useful for adjusting the spacing of keys in the timeline without worry about about fcurves. Great for quickly blocking out an animation.
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