Control-Button 'States and Patterns'

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Control-Button 'States and Patterns'

Blend-Point Editor Control-buttons

It is extremely important to understand how to use the three(3) Control-Buttons in the Blend-Point Editor (and the Segment-Editor) for each motion-derivative.

They control the Y-axis values of the motion.

Whether it is possible to specify a motion-value of a Blend-Point is a function of the:

A.Motion-Law

B.Motion-Derivative

C.Control-Buttons States

CONTROL-BUTTONS DEFINITIONS

Each motion-derivative (P V A J) has three Control-Buttons.

We must understand the possible states of each Control-Button. Please read carefully the definitions in this table.

 

Definition:

MT-BPE-EditEnd

Do edit End of Previous-Segment : It is possible AND a motion value is specified

MT-BPE-DoNotEditEnd

Do NOT edit End of Previous-Segment : It is possible, but a motion-value is NOT specified

MT-BPE-CanNotEditEnd

CAN NOT edit End of Previous-Segment : It is NOT possible to specify a motion-value.

MT-BPE-CB-DoNotFlow

Do NOT Blend : Do NOT FORCE the motion-value at the Start of the Selected-Segment to equal the motion-value at the End of the Previous-Segment

MT-BPE-CB-DoFlow

Do Blend : DO FORCE the motion-value at the Start of the Selected-Segment to equal motion-value at the End of the Previous-Segment

MT-BPE-EditStart

Do edit Start of Selected-Segment :  It is possible AND a motion-value is specified

MT-BPE-DoNotEditStart

Do NOT edit Start of Selected-Segment : It is possible, but a motion-value is NOT specified

MT-BPE-CanNotEditStart

CAN NOT edit Start of Selected-Segment : It is NOT possible to specify a motion-value.

Control-Button: Patterns: 1- 9

The state of each Control-Button can combine to give nine possible patterns.

These patterns are:

Pattern 1

MT-BPE-CBPatterns-1

MT-BPE-3CB-1

▶ Start of Selected-Segment : Possible BUT NOT given a value

End of the Previous-Segment Start of the Selected-Segment

End of Previous-Segment : Possible BUT NOT given a value


Pattern 2

MT-BPE-CBPatterns-2

MT-BPE-3CB-2

▶ Start of Selected-Segment : Possible BUT NOT given a value

End of the Previous-Segment Start of the Selected-Segment

End of Previous-Segment : Possible AND given a value


Pattern 3

MT-BPE-CBPatterns-3

MT-BPE-3CB-3

▶ Start of Selected-Segment : Possible AND given a value

End of the Previous-Segment Start of the Selected-Segment

End of Previous-Segment : Possible BUT NOT given a value


Pattern 4

MT-BPE-CBPatterns-4

MT-BPE-3CB-4

▶  Start of Selected-Segment : Possible AND given a value

End of the Previous-Segment Start of the Selected-Segment

End of Previous-Segment : Possible AND given a value


Pattern 5

MT-BPE-CBPatterns-5

MT-BPE-3CB-5

 ▶  Start of Selected-Segment : NOT possible to give a value (Motion-Law)

End of the Previous-Segment = Start of the Selected-Segment

End of Previous-Segment : Possible BUT NOT given a value


Pattern 6

MT-BPE-CBPatterns-6

MT-BPE-3CB-6

▶  Start of Selected-Segment : NOT possible to specify a value

End of the Previous-Segment = Start of the Selected-Segment

End of Previous-Segment : Possible AND given a value


Pattern 7

MT-BPE-CBPatterns-7

MT-BPE-3CB-7

▶  Start of Selected-Segment : NOT possible to specify a value

End of the Previous-Segment = Start of the Selected-Segment  

End of Previous-Segment : NOT possible to specify a value


Pattern 8

MT-BPE-CBPatterns-8

MT-BPE-3CB-8

▶ Start of Selected-Segment : Possible BUT NOT given a value

End of the Previous-Segment Start of the Selected-Segment

End of Previous-Segment : NOT possible to specify a value


Pattern 9

MT-BPE-CBPatterns-9

MT-BPE-3CB-9

▶ Start of Selected-Segment : Possible AND given a value

End of the Previous-Segment Start of the Selected-Segment

End of Previous-Segment : NOT possible to specify a value