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Jump to Frame

Discussion in 'Timeline' started by hiroaoki, Oct 18, 2017.

  1. hiroaoki

    hiroaoki

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    Can I jump to any frame while I play the timeline?
     
  2. julienb

    julienb

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    Yes. You can set the time on the PlayableDirector component: Director.time
     
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  3. hiroaoki

    hiroaoki

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    Thanks, julienne !
     
  4. Rodolinc

    Rodolinc

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    Sorry to bump this, why there's no "frame" property exposed apart from time? if in the timelline editor window we see only frames displayed?
     
  5. seant_unity

    seant_unity

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    The engine has no real concept of 'frames', at least in the timeline sense. The frames in the timeline editor is simply for authoring purposes, but during playback, the timeline is most often evaluated between frames. Because timeline is updated after Update() in the player loop, the delta time can vary, just like any other script.

    However, you can do a frame->time conversion yourself with
    director.time = frame / ((TimelineAsset) director.playableAsset).editorSettings.fps;
     
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  6. NatCou

    NatCou

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    Code (CSharp):
    1.   private void setTime()
    2.     {
    3.        playableDirector = myPlayableDirectorGO.GetComponent<PlayableDirector>();
    4.         Debug.Log(timeLinePosition);
    5.         playableDirector.time = timeLinePosition / ((TimelineAsset)playableDirector.playableAsset).editorSettings.fps;
    6.         playableDirector.RebuildGraph();
    7.         playableDirector.Play();
    8.         //playableDirector.playableGraph.GetRootPlayable(0).SetSpeed(0);
    9.     }