View Full Version : Need help with strange effect

11-29-2004, 02:41 PM
I'm a student that is just beginning to use lightwave. I've hit a deadend in my project because for some reason whenever I try to rotate or move the object in a Scene it tends to "wind up" or "bounce" at the end of it's motion. I noticed this only happens if the object has more than one keyframe. Can someone help me with my problem


Example (http://www.frproductions.com/video/example.avi)

11-29-2004, 03:49 PM
open Graph Editor and set the 'incoming curve' of the objects channels to LINEAR.
they default to TCBSpline wich gives that sort of forward and backward end movement.

- Will.

11-29-2004, 03:50 PM
That's because the keyframes are set to Spline (TCB) type. The computer will do whatever it has to to make a smooth curve between 3 or more keyframes. Linear keyframes will not, but the animation will look really bad.

You have to use the graph editor and adjust the strength and characteristics of each keyframe - this is a big part of animating, it will take some practice.