Animate Shapes

Animate selected shapes.

  1. From the Morph ribbon, click the Shapes tool.
    Figure 1.

    The Edit Shapes dialog opens.
  2. Select a shape.
  3. Click .
    The Edit Shapes dialog closes and the Shape Animation toolbar displays.
    Figure 2.

  4. Set playback options as necessary by clicking :
    1. Set Playback to loop, bounce, or once.
    2. Place a check in the Contour Plot checkbox to display the plot.
    3. Type a value for the desired number of frames.
    4. Type a value for the Animation speed.
    5. Type a value for Scale factor. This will change the height of the animation.
  5. Play, pause, or rewind the animation using the playback tools on the toolbar.
  6. Redisplay the model in its current shape factor by clicking .
  7. To return to the Edit Shapes dialog, click .