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Harle_CraggHarle_Cragg Member Posts: 2
Can I have multiple animations going at once?


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    rick_randallrick_randall Member Posts: 118 ✭✭
    I don't think so, but if there is I'd like to know how to do it. You can have multiple sections while animation is running - but I don't think that's what you're asking.
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    john_lopez363john_lopez363 Member Posts: 91 ✭✭
    It is possible to animate multiple Mates concurrently with the use of "Relations"... there are limitations to this approach.
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    john_lopez363john_lopez363 Member Posts: 91 ✭✭
    Following the experimentations that @john_mcclary did some time back, one can achieve much more complex animations. 

    Here is an example of animation testing I created awhile ago using McClary's examples.

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    john_mcclaryjohn_mcclary Member, Developers Posts: 3,912 PRO
    Nice work!
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    john_lopez363john_lopez363 Member Posts: 91 ✭✭
    edited April 17
    @john_mcclary...  could not have happened without YOUR ground-breaking experiments (and thanks for making that "public" back in 2018-2019)!

    Credit goes to you.

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    john_mcclaryjohn_mcclary Member, Developers Posts: 3,912 PRO
    I'm glad my instructions were clear enough that you were able to do that!

    You can teach a person to paint, but that doesn't automatically make them an artist. You have done well and created art.
    Take your praise, you've earned it :smile:

    (Meanwhile, I silently wait in the background for Onshape to release advanced animation tools...)
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    javl0p_2javl0p_2 Member Posts: 56 PRO
    What would be the best way to render that animation? I know the actual Render Studio doesn't support animations (soon to come?) and there seemed to be an App called OneRender but it is not listed in the App Store animore.

    Any recommendations?
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    john_mcclaryjohn_mcclary Member, Developers Posts: 3,912 PRO
    edited April 18
    I would doubt we would see an animation render studio, ever, or else many years away...

    If you really need a rendered animation, export your model to Blender, and use that to make your animation.

    I'm not good with blender so I hired @alnis to make this:
    AEI Over Under Conveyor Animation (youtube.com)

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    Ste_WilsonSte_Wilson Member Posts: 226 EDU
    That's amazing!
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    john_mcclaryjohn_mcclary Member, Developers Posts: 3,912 PRO
    beautiful work @jan_bouwman!
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    john_lopez363john_lopez363 Member Posts: 91 ✭✭
    jan_bouwman said:
    ....The final scene shows the handy contraption that makes the impossible possible. I suggest we call this the 'McClary Engine' in honor of its inventor, John McClary. :) Thanks @john_mcclary !....

    Love it.... hence forth to be known as the McClary Engine... at least in my vernacular!!!  Also fabulous animation!
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    wayne_sauderwayne_sauder Member, csevp Posts: 484 PRO
    edited April 19
     Would you consider sharing the document?  ;)
    That looks like an interesting one to explore. Very well done!
    I understand if you don't wish to. 

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    bryan_lagrangebryan_lagrange Member, User Group Leader Posts: 803 ✭✭✭✭✭
    Bryan Lagrange
    Twitter: @BryanLAGdesign

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