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*Boswell, Mark
Message 1 of 8 (107 Views)

Animation Questions

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11-19-2002 06:26 AM
I need to captrue the following motion in an avi file for an upcoming
presentation. I have a roller that needs to spin at the same time that 11
other rollers situated around it are spinning the oppsite way. I can get the
assembly to do this with rotation constraints but I cannot drive them. If I
place an angle constraint on the first roller and drive that then the
rotation constraints donot update automatically during the animation. Anyone
have any ideas to solve this problem?

TIA,

Mark

--
================================
Mark Boswell
AEC Enterprises

Computer Specs:
Dell 530 Dual Xenon 1.8 1GB RDRAM
Quadro 4 900 XGL
================================
*Dotson, Sean
Message 2 of 8 (107 Views)

Re: Animation Questions

11-19-2002 09:38 AM in reply to: *Boswell, Mark
A simple way would be to use Animator...(see my site)

Sean Dotson, PE
www.sdotson.com
..wow this P2-200 laptop does work..


"Mark Boswell" wrote in message
news:smileyvery-happy:252F085F98D0020CCED781857692E1A@in.WebX.maYIadrTaRb...
> I need to captrue the following motion in an avi file for an upcoming
> presentation. I have a roller that needs to spin at the same time that 11
> other rollers situated around it are spinning the oppsite way. I can get
the
> assembly to do this with rotation constraints but I cannot drive them. If
I
> place an angle constraint on the first roller and drive that then the
> rotation constraints donot update automatically during the animation.
Anyone
> have any ideas to solve this problem?
>
> TIA,
>
> Mark
>
> --
> ================================
> Mark Boswell
> AEC Enterprises
>
> Computer Specs:
> Dell 530 Dual Xenon 1.8 1GB RDRAM
> Quadro 4 900 XGL
> ================================
>
>
*Donnellon, Rick
Message 3 of 8 (107 Views)

Re:

11-19-2002 10:02 AM in reply to: *Boswell, Mark
Sean,
I've been using Animator and its works great!!! Got them really dazzled at
work with it. Its adds a whole new dimension to Inventor. Thanks to you and
Neil... great job.
Rick
"Sean Dotson" wrote in message
news:0A3C95DCA4ABCC1A9E7CA2C78FFA6F07@in.WebX.maYIadrTaRb...
> A simple way would be to use Animator...(see my site)
>
> Sean Dotson, PE
> www.sdotson.com
> ..wow this P2-200 laptop does work..
>
>
> "Mark Boswell" wrote in message
> news:smileyvery-happy:252F085F98D0020CCED781857692E1A@in.WebX.maYIadrTaRb...
> > I need to captrue the following motion in an avi file for an upcoming
> > presentation. I have a roller that needs to spin at the same time that
11
> > other rollers situated around it are spinning the oppsite way. I can get
> the
> > assembly to do this with rotation constraints but I cannot drive them.
If
> I
> > place an angle constraint on the first roller and drive that then the
> > rotation constraints donot update automatically during the animation.
> Anyone
> > have any ideas to solve this problem?
> >
> > TIA,
> >
> > Mark
> >
> > --
> > ================================
> > Mark Boswell
> > AEC Enterprises
> >
> > Computer Specs:
> > Dell 530 Dual Xenon 1.8 1GB RDRAM
> > Quadro 4 900 XGL
> > ================================
> >
> >
>
>
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cheech
Posts: 23
Registered: ‎12-04-2002
Message 4 of 8 (107 Views)

Re:

11-19-2002 01:27 PM in reply to: *Boswell, Mark
Sean. I looked at your site. It says Animator is
available for download. Where do you download it
from? And is it free, if not how much?
BTW, is there a free demo cd?

Thanks,
Al-aka-Cheech
*Dotson, Sean
Message 5 of 8 (107 Views)

Re:

11-19-2002 01:35 PM in reply to: *Boswell, Mark
click on the word Animator.  It's free.  Beer
donations accepted <g>


style="PADDING-RIGHT: 0px; PADDING-LEFT: 5px; MARGIN-LEFT: 5px; BORDER-LEFT: #000000 2px solid; MARGIN-RIGHT: 0px">
Sean.
I looked at your site. It says Animator is
available for download. Where
do you download it
from? And is it free, if not how much?
BTW, is
there a free demo cd?

Thanks,
Al-aka-Cheech

*Boswell, Mark
Message 6 of 8 (107 Views)

Re:

11-19-2002 09:18 PM in reply to: *Boswell, Mark
Program Works Well............Thanks

 

One more question, how do I record an avi from the
program


--

================================
                      
Mark
Boswell
                     
AEC Enterprises

 

                   
Computer Specs:
Dell 530 Dual Xenon 1.8 1GB RDRAM

                  
Quadro 4 900 XGL
================================


style="PADDING-RIGHT: 0px; PADDING-LEFT: 5px; MARGIN-LEFT: 5px; BORDER-LEFT: #000000 2px solid; MARGIN-RIGHT: 0px">

click on the word Animator.  It's free.  Beer
donations accepted <g>


style="PADDING-RIGHT: 0px; PADDING-LEFT: 5px; MARGIN-LEFT: 5px; BORDER-LEFT: #000000 2px solid; MARGIN-RIGHT: 0px">
Sean.
I looked at your site. It says Animator is
available for download. Where
do you download it
from? And is it free, if not how much?
BTW, is
there a free demo cd?

Thanks,
Al-aka-Cheech

*Dotson, Sean
Message 7 of 8 (107 Views)

Re:

11-19-2002 09:26 PM in reply to: *Boswell, Mark
You need to use your own screen capture
software.  That's what the delay value (at the lower right) is for (to
allow you to start and stop recording)

 

A good one with a free trial is
href="http://www.snagit.com">www.snagit.com

 

There are other free ones out there as
well.

 

If anyone has a neat animation be
sure to send them to me.  I will post them on the site and with your
permission they may get shown to a very large crowd in Las Vegas in December
<g>


--
Sean Dotson, PE

href="http://www.sdotson.com">http://www.sdotson.com

...sleep is for the
weak..
-----------------------------------------


style="PADDING-RIGHT: 0px; PADDING-LEFT: 5px; MARGIN-LEFT: 5px; BORDER-LEFT: #000000 2px solid; MARGIN-RIGHT: 0px">

Program Works Well............Thanks

 

One more question, how do I record an avi from
the program


--

================================
                      
Mark
Boswell
                     
AEC Enterprises

 

                   
Computer Specs:
Dell 530 Dual Xenon 1.8 1GB RDRAM

                  
Quadro 4 900 XGL
================================


style="PADDING-RIGHT: 0px; PADDING-LEFT: 5px; MARGIN-LEFT: 5px; BORDER-LEFT: #000000 2px solid; MARGIN-RIGHT: 0px">

click on the word Animator.  It's free.  Beer
donations accepted <g>


style="PADDING-RIGHT: 0px; PADDING-LEFT: 5px; MARGIN-LEFT: 5px; BORDER-LEFT: #000000 2px solid; MARGIN-RIGHT: 0px">
Sean.
I looked at your site. It says Animator is
available for download.
Where do you download it
from? And is it free, if not how much?

BTW, is there a free demo cd?

Thanks,

Al-aka-Cheech

*Boswell, Mark
Message 8 of 8 (107 Views)

Re:

11-19-2002 09:28 PM in reply to: *Boswell, Mark
Thanks....will let you know....I will try to get
approval when I get the video done too


--

================================
                      
Mark
Boswell
                     
AEC Enterprises

 

                   
Computer Specs:
Dell 530 Dual Xenon 1.8 1GB RDRAM

                  
Quadro 4 900 XGL
================================


style="PADDING-RIGHT: 0px; PADDING-LEFT: 5px; MARGIN-LEFT: 5px; BORDER-LEFT: #000000 2px solid; MARGIN-RIGHT: 0px">

You need to use your own screen capture
software.  That's what the delay value (at the lower right) is for
(to allow you to start and stop recording)

 

A good one with a free trial is
href="http://www.snagit.com">www.snagit.com

 

There are other free ones out there as
well.

 

If anyone has a neat animation be
sure to send them to me.  I will post them on the site and with your
permission they may get shown to a very large crowd in Las Vegas in December
<g>


--
Sean Dotson, PE

href="http://www.sdotson.com">http://www.sdotson.com

...sleep is for
the weak..
-----------------------------------------


style="PADDING-RIGHT: 0px; PADDING-LEFT: 5px; MARGIN-LEFT: 5px; BORDER-LEFT: #000000 2px solid; MARGIN-RIGHT: 0px">

Program Works
Well............Thanks

 

One more question, how do I record an avi from
the program


--

================================
                      
Mark
Boswell
                     
AEC Enterprises

 

                   
Computer Specs:
Dell 530 Dual Xenon 1.8 1GB RDRAM

                  
Quadro 4 900 XGL
================================


style="PADDING-RIGHT: 0px; PADDING-LEFT: 5px; MARGIN-LEFT: 5px; BORDER-LEFT: #000000 2px solid; MARGIN-RIGHT: 0px">

click on the word Animator.  It's free.  Beer
donations accepted <g>


style="PADDING-RIGHT: 0px; PADDING-LEFT: 5px; MARGIN-LEFT: 5px; BORDER-LEFT: #000000 2px solid; MARGIN-RIGHT: 0px">
Sean.
I looked at your site. It says Animator is
available for download.
Where do you download it
from? And is it free, if not how much?

BTW, is there a free demo cd?

Thanks,

Al-aka-Cheech

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