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How to animate characters in edit mode.


I have created a character animation of people walking and standing around moving using Anima.

I have then imported it into UE4. When i press "PLAY" the characters start to move around and animate.

Is it possible to have them animate while I am in the "edit" mode?

Akin to seeing a tree animate with the wind in edit mode...

This in turn will save me time in the animation sequence as i will not have to individually setup each character animation sequence.

Product Version: UE 4.16
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asked Jun 30 '17 at 05:46 AM in Using UE4

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avatar image Ryan_architect Jun 30 '17 at 06:26 PM

Hey thank you for your response kipplinger.

I am a bit of a novice at ue4 so was hoping you could explain this to me a bit further.

Ideally i would like to have the characters continuously run along their animation loop in edit mode.

This should save me time in the sequencer as i will not need to individually set the animation of each character.

Of course!!! If anyone knows of a way i can activate each characters animation simultaneously within the sequencer i will be just as satisfied.

Thanks in.advanced for your help

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You can see a preview of your animated character in the animation bp, you also have the option to set preview variables to see how the state machine handles transitions etc.

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answered Jun 30 '17 at 01:16 PM

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