Motion Path Animation Dialog Box
Specifies settings for a motion path animation and creates an animation file.
With a motion path animation, you can specify that the camera remains in one place,
but pivots to follow the path through the drawing, or that the camera itself moves
along the path.
Create the path object first and then select it as the camera path or the target path.
A path object can be a line, arc, elliptical arc, circle, polyline, 3D polyline, or
When you create a motion path, a camera is automatically created. If you delete an
object that you specified as a motion path, the named motion path is also deleted.
Modeling workspace, click the Visualize tab, then right-click and choose Show Panels
List of Options
The following options are displayed.
- Link Camera To
Links a camera to a static point or a motion path in a drawing.
Links a camera to a static point in a drawing.
Links a camera to a motion path in the drawing. A path can be a line, arc, elliptical
arc, circle, polyline, 3D polyline, or spline.
- Pick Point/Select Path
- Point/Path List
Displays a list of named points or paths to which you can link a camera.
- Link Target To
Links a target to a point or a path.
If the camera is linked to a point, the target must be linked to a path. If the camera
is linked to a path, you can link the target to either a point or a path.
If the camera is linked to a path, links the target to a static point in the drawing.
The camera will always face this point as it moves along the path.
Links the target to a motion path in the drawing. The camera follows the curve of
- Pick Point/Select Path
- Point/Path List
Displays a list of named points or paths to which you can link the target. To create
a path, you can link a target to a line, arc, elliptical arc, circle, polyline, 3D
polyline, or spline.
Controls the output of the animation file.
- Frame Rate (FPS)
The speed at which the animation will run, measured in frames per second. Specify
a value from 1 to 60. The default value is 30.
- Number of Frames
Specifies the total number of frames in the animation.
With the frame rate, this value determines the length of the animation. When you change
this number, the Duration value is automatically recalculated.
- Duration (seconds)
Specifies the duration (in sections) of the animation.
When you change this number, the Number of Frames value is automatically recalculated.
- Visual Style
Displays a list of visual styles and render presets that you can apply to an animation
file. For more information, see VISUALSTYLES and RENDERPRESETS.
Specifies the file format for the animation.
You can save an animation to an AVI, MOV, MPG, or WMV file format for future playback.
The MOV format is available only if Apple QuickTime Player is installed. The WMV format
is available and is the default selection only if Microsoft Windows Media Player 9
or later is installed. Otherwise, AVI is the default selection.
Defines the width and height of the resulting animation in screen display units. The
default value is 320 x 240.
- Corner Deceleration
Moves a camera at a slower rate as it turns a corner.
Reverses the direction of an animation.
- When Previewing Show Camera Preview
Enables the display of the Animation Preview dialog box so you can preview the animation
before you save it.
Displays the movement of the camera for the animation in the viewport. If â€œWhen Previewing
Show Camera Previewâ€ is selected, the Animation Preview dialog box also displays a
preview of the animation.
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