SEGMENT EDITOR

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SEGMENT EDITOR

SEGMENT EDITOR

See also : Blend-Point (Node) Editor.


Important:

Blend-Point Editor :

Edits the motion-values at the End of Previous-Segment and the Start of Selected-Segment.

Segment Editor :

Edits the motion-values at the Start of Selected-Segment and the End of Selected-Segment.


How to open the SEGMENT-EDITOR

Segment-Editor icon

Segment-Editor icon

METHOD 1: Use the toolbar:

MT-Icon-SegmentEditor

1.Click Blend-Point & Segment toolbar > Start SEGMENT Editor

The Segment-Editor is now open.

MT-Open-Segment-Editor

METHOD 2: Click the Segment

1.Move your mouse pointer to a segment so that a short section of the segment becomes red

2.Click your mouse-button

The Segment Editor is now open.

SEGMENT EDITOR DIALOG-BOX

MT-Segment-Editor-ALL

Previous / Next buttonsRed-14-6

MT-BPE-Previous-Segment

Click to make the Previous-Segment become the Selected-Segment

MT-BPE-Next-Segment

Click to make the Next-Segment become the Selected-Segment


MT-Dialog-TickIcon

Click to confirm the new motion-values (See also Edit toolbar > Undo)

MT-Dialog-Helpicon

Click to open the contextual-help for the Segment-Editor


Parameters relate to the Selected-Segment.

X-axis Values  Red-14-1

Segment Start (Read-Only) - the X-axis value at the start of the selected-segment

Segment-Width - See more here  

Segment End (Read-Only) - the X-axis value at the end of the selected-segment


Y-axis Values   Red-14-2

Summary

MT-SEGMENT-EDITOR-MOTIONVALUES

The SEGMENT Editor edits motion-values - for all motion-derivatives ( P V A J ) - at the:

Red-14-1 Start of the Selected-SegmentRed-14-3

Red-14-2 End of the Selected-SegmentRed-14-3

See more Segment-Editor: Y-axis Controls


Segment Ranges   Red-14-3

Available only with Traditional Motion-Laws

See more Segment-Ranges


Segment Motion-Law  Red-14-4

Use the drop-down box to select the Motion-Law for the Selected-Segment.

WARNING: After you select a segment Motion-Law, click somewhere in the motion graph area to remove the  focus  from the Motion-Law Selector list-box.

See more: Segment Motion-Laws


Segment Parameters  Red-14-5

Different Parameters available with different Traditional Motion-Laws

See more: Segment-Parameters