keyframe layer order

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keyframe layer order

Post by Craigar » Tue Dec 02, 2008 9:58 pm

I'm unable to get keyframes for changes to the layering order. Any ideas?
I've changed the ordering of the group layer and the bone layer but there's no new keyframe. In other words AS only allows one layer order for this animation. Let me know what you think.
I'm on a Mac AS 5.6

Thanks in advance.
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Post by Víctor Paredes » Tue Dec 02, 2008 10:44 pm

layer order keyframes are only visible when you select the bone or group layer (no its children).
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Post by synthsin75 » Tue Dec 02, 2008 10:52 pm

You can only animated layer ordering within a group or bone layer. It is the parent layer that will show the layer sorting keyframes. If you're trying to sort top level layers, you'll need to put all of these in a single group (or bone) layer first.

Since you can only layer sort within grouping layers, you cannot sort a layer beyond its current parent layer. Also, switch layers show a layer sorting animation channel, but this doesn't actually work with a parent switch layer.

And finally, I think, the keyframes don't show until you either change layers or scrub the timeline.

Hopefully something in there helps. :wink:
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Post by Craigar » Tue Dec 02, 2008 11:16 pm

Got it; thanks
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