Main toolbar > Curve Editor (Open)
Graph Editors menu > New Track View
Graph Editors menu > Track View - Curve Editor
Graph Editors menu > Track View - Dope Sheet
Graph Editors menu > Saved Track View > Choose a saved Track View.
Viewport right-click menu > Views > Track > Choose New or a saved Track View.
Track View uses two different modes, Curve Editor and Dope Sheet. Curve Editor mode lets you display the animation as function curves. Dope Sheet mode displays the animation as a spreadsheet of keys and ranges. Keys are color-coded for easy identification. Some of the functions in Track View, such as moving and deleting keys, are also available on the track bar near the time slider, which can be expanded to show curves as well. You can dock the Curve Editor and Dope Sheet windows beneath the viewports at the bottom of the interface, or use them as floating windows. Track View layouts can be named and stored in the Track View buffer and reused. Track View layouts are stored with the MAX file.
To change the frames in which a controller takes effect:
When you apply a controller or constraint to an object's motion, the frame range over which controller takes effect is determined by the current active time segment. If you then change the active time segment or the animation length, the duration of the controller's influence doesn't change. Sometimes applying a controller (such as Path Constraint) automatically sets keys that you can use to change this range. But others, such as Noise controllers, don't set keys. In such cases, follow this procedure:
For more information, see Dope Sheet.
To select keys in Track View (either mode), do any of the following:
To delete keys in Track View (either mode):
To force Track View to always display on a second monitor:
max_window = getMaxWindowSize() --get Desktop size if (trackviews.open "Track View - Curve Editor" layoutName:"Function Curve Layout" pos:[max_window.x/2,0] height:max_window.y width:(max_window.x/2) ) == true then
This should open the Track View in a new session over the right half of the desktop. Assuming that a dual-monitor setup reports twice the width, this will force the Track View on the second monitor. On a single monitor, it opens it over the right half of the monitor. Of course, you could enter your own numbers like pos:[1024,0] height:768 width:1024 in case you are running two monitors at 1024x768.
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