Timeline jump to frames

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  06 June 2006
Timeline jump to frames

Excuse me if this is old news, but I just realised you can double click the timeline slider and type in a value. Very very useful indeed


  06 June 2006
That's still too slow! Assign a key command to that (go to frame) if you're animating. I use the 'tilde' key. Then hit the right arrow and type in +30 to go forward 30 frames. Unfortunately it's not like After Effects and can't recognize '+30' alone as a command to go forward 30 frames from where you are. That's why the right arrow.
  06 June 2006
govinda, it can't be faster than the TimeJumper by ed!

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  06 June 2006
Also Govinda, you can do +30 but it just has to be AFTER the number so for example 1F+30=31. If you type just +30 it won't work. It has to go either before or after the current frame.
  06 June 2006
Originally Posted by xfon5168: It has to go either before or after the current frame.
Yep, that's why I said 'right arrow' first. I knew what I wrote would be confusing, hee hee.

Oooh, I like that plugin, Lennart.

Also (later edit) this is one of the many things where I compare C4D to Adobe apps and find the latter wanting. When you type 14 into the font size field in Illustrator, but you haven't been precise with your highlighting and you've left it saying '14t' instead of '14 pt' or '14' by itself, Illustrator gives you an error. It's stupid beyond belief. Cinema is, once again, smarter. In any field, you don't have to worry about mangling the unit involved, be it inches, meters or frames. The app 'gets it' on so many levels that Illustrator, particularly, doesn't.

Last edited by govinda : 06 June 2006 at 11:45 PM.
  06 June 2006
Just found this thread... glad you like the plug-in. I actually was a bit surprised that more people weren't finding this need. But as long as it has helped out a few folks - then that is great.

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