Function Editor

Function Editor

The editor allowing you to manipulate every Function Function that maps a number (percentage, time, etc.) to a value Read More inside of Smode

Once you select an Element containing a Function Function that maps a number (percentage, time, etc.) to a value Read More (can be a gradient, an Exposed Parameter Allow to control multiple Link Target with a single value Read More or a Function Cue An animation bloc defined by a Function Read More etc.), then you can manipulate it through the function editor.
On the difference of Timeline Timelines specificity is to play, cut and edit video layers easily, and to animate layers and their parameters Read More , function horizontal axis is expressed in %.
Here is a little schematic of the function editor tools:

And here is what the function editor look like in curve mode. Note that if a track is constituted of more than one dimension, you'll first have to separate it's dimensions (on the function column of the function editor, see on image above) in order to see it's curves.

Function editor shortcuts

Here are the shortcuts inside the function editor:
  • J / K : Previous / next key
  • Ctrl + Click : Create a key
  • Alt + Click : Change Key interpolation
  • Ctrl + K : Create key in current time
  • Ctrl+C / Ctrl+V : Copy / Paste
  • Ctrl+D : Duplicate Keys at the end of the selection (careful with key overlap here)
  • Ctrl+A : Select all Keys
  • Shift + move (single key) : Snap key on grid or on other keys
  • Shift + move (multiple selection) : Scale group of key
  • U : Change view between Curves / Track
  • F : Focus view on selection / keys

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