Modifying keys in the Graph Editor


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Modifying keys in the Graph Editor

Now, there are times when you'll want to see your animation as curves. A lot of times, you want to see if things are slowing in and slowing out properly. This is all done in Maya through an interface called the Graph Editor. So we have our same basic scene, which is our character moving through the scene. So basically he is leaning right, leaning left. Now if I actually grab this locater here at the very bottom, you can see I've got three keyframes here. I've got one here, one here, and one here at frame 32.

We have the keys on the timeline and we can manipulate those. If we want to have more fine control over this we can go into Window > Animation Editors > Graph Editor. And what this does is it brings up an editor that shows you, that actually graphs now the curves of the animation. So this graph part is actually a viewport and I can navigate this by holding on my Alt or Option key and middle clicking to pen.

Right clicking to zoom. Now we can't orbit in this because...

Modifying keys in the Graph Editor
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Modifying keys in the Graph Editor provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by George Maestri as part of the Maya 2011 Essential Training

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3D + Animation
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