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Blend-Point & Segment toolbar

Blend-Point & Segment toolbar

Toolbar-BP-Seg

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SEGMENT EDITOR

Edit motion-values of the RED Selected-Segment [Red is the default 'active' color]

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BLEND-POINT EDITOR

Edit motion-values of a Blend-Point, at the start [left] of the RED Selected-Segment.

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Insert Blend-Point

Add a new Blend-Point as specified by a mouse-click in the graph area.

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Insert Blend-Point At

Add a new Blend-Point at a specified X-axis value.

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Insert Segment

Add a segment before the Selected-Segment

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Append Segment

Add a segment to the end of the motion

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Delete Segment

Remove the Selected-Segment

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Data Transfer Table

Import and Export motion data

Blend-Point Symbols

A Blend-Point has a single X-axis value. It is a point on the X-axis where one segment ends and the next segment starts.

You can see Blend-Points as a small diamond, ◊, symbol. The diamond is actually two triangles.


Note: to increase the size of the diamonds, , Blend-Point symbols, use: Active-Motion-Settings > Accessibility >  Line and Symbol Sizes  > Symbol Size.


Symbol-BP-StartEnd-NotActive

Blend-Point - two triangles to give a diamond, each triangle identifies the end of a segment and the start of a segment.

BP-Active

Active Blend-Point - has a red, or orange, outline, is at the start of the red Selected Segment.

BP-StartActive

The Start of the Selected-Segment. This symbol may also be Black, Clear, or Grey.

Symbol-BP-End

The End of a Segment. This symbol may be Clear or Grey.

Motion-Values at Blend-Points [Nodes]

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It is important to understand that each Blend-Point is defined by its:

 X-axis motion-value  Each Blend-Point has one X-axis Value, for all motion-derivatives

 

 Y-axis motion-values  Each Blend-Point has two Y-axis motion-values, at each motion-derivative.

Y-axis Motion-Value 1:

Is at the end of the Previous-Segment

Y-axis 2 Motion-Value 2:

Is at the start of the Next-Segment


To edit the motion-values of each Blend-Point, use the:

Blend-Point Editor  

and / or the

Segment Editor