Animation Workbench

The animation workbench in SimLab Composer offers multiple tools that facilitate animating objects and cameras in the 3D scene. They provide a way to create videos and movies as well as Walkthroughs.

Object Menu

Functions in this menu assist the user in creating common object animation quickly and efficiently.

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Object Animation Group

Capture Keyframe

Creates a keyframe at the location in the timeline, for the selected object. If no object is selected a message will appear indicating the need to select one. 

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Show/Hide Object Animation 

Selecting a 3D object at any frame other than zero and clicking Hide from the Object Animation group, will add a keyframe at that location and the object will be hidden there. Another keyframe will be added at frame zero, with the object shown. Using these two functions hide/show animations can be created easily.