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  08 August 2014
Question Help! Time Driven Expression

I'm looking for a way to create an auto-flapping motion for wings but NOT connect to the time node. For example, my current expression to drive the wing movement is:

wing.rotateX = sin(time * frequency) * magnitude

The problem is I need to create a similar expression without using the Time node and I'm not sure how to go about doing that.

Any recommendations would be greatly appreciated!
 
  08 August 2014
Why don't you just do a looping driven key ?
 
  08 August 2014
How would you recommend doing that? I've attempted to use SDK but can not recreate the loop to run with the timeline. I can create a controller the animator would key from 0 - infinite that would act as the driver of the loop, but is there a way to do it automatically like the time expression would allow?
 
  08 August 2014
I think the real question is why you want it to be done "automaticaly" ? and why you don't want it to be connected the the time node ?
 
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