Script element transparency to animate a fading effect [VID]


 Applies To 
 Environment: N\A
 Area: Animation
 Subarea: General
 Original Author:Craig Calvin, Bentley Technical Support Group



This video demonstrates how to animate a fading effect by scripting element transparency. 

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Steps to Accomplish

  1. Select the elements
         • Doing this step before selecting the Script Element Attribute tool allows the element selection tool to be used.
  2. Select the Script Element Attribute tool
         To Access
           • Tasks: Animation > Animation Properties > Script Element Attribute
           • Menu: Tools > Animation > Animation Settings > Script Element Attribute
         Tool Settings
           • Setting: Transparency
           • Start Time: (Adjust as required)
           • Transparency: (Adjust as required)
  3. Click a data point to accept
    Repeat steps 2-3 to script the element transparency at different times as needed.

 Note: Animating transparency of elements with materials is discussed here.

See Also

In MicroStation we can apply "FADE" animation Effect?

Product TechNotes and FAQs

External Links

Bentley Homepage

Bentley Technical Support KnowledgeBase

Bentley LEARN Server

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