How to select a bone and NOT add a keyframe

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How to select a bone and NOT add a keyframe

Post by karip » Wed Jun 08, 2016 12:51 pm

Hi all,

How to control this? Is there a keycombination to do this?

Now I get keys if I just want to check on some bone, or make adjustments to the bone. Maybe I missed something, but this shouldn't surely be the case?
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Re: How to select a bone and NOT add a keyframe

Post by Víctor Paredes » Wed Jun 08, 2016 1:26 pm

Use the Select Bone tool.
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Re: How to select a bone and NOT add a keyframe

Post by karip » Wed Jun 08, 2016 1:52 pm

:oops: Ok, that was too logical. Thanks! I was stuck with trying out different combinations with the manipulate tool and thinking it should be possible with the same tool.
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Re: How to select a bone and NOT add a keyframe

Post by Dodgy » Thu Jun 09, 2016 8:22 am

I would really like that too. Having to switch to the Select tool is a pain in the bum. I'd rather work only in the manipulate tool if possible.
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Re: How to select a bone and NOT add a keyframe

Post by Víctor Paredes » Fri Jun 10, 2016 12:50 am

Dodgy wrote:I would really like that too. Having to switch to the Select tool is a pain in the bum. I'd rather work only in the manipulate tool if possible.
In the meanwhile, you can use B as a sticky key. That works in a similar way to a modifier key like Alt, Ctrl or Shift.
So, you are working with the Manipulate bone tool and when you want to select a bone, hold B (the shortcut for Select Bone tool) in the keyboard and select the bone you want. Once you release B, Manipulate Bones tool will be the current again.
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Re: How to select a bone and NOT add a keyframe

Post by funksmaname » Fri Jun 10, 2016 1:10 am

I didn't know that! seems to work on all tools?! w00t.
(you must release mouse before key)

How long has this been implemented!? and why didn't anyone tell me about it?! *huff* :D
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Re: How to select a bone and NOT add a keyframe

Post by synthsin75 » Fri Jun 10, 2016 2:31 am

I think sticky keys was introduced in 11.

We all talked about it, Danny, and we were sure your knew about this. :D
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Re: How to select a bone and NOT add a keyframe

Post by funksmaname » Fri Jun 10, 2016 4:45 am

:D :lol: :oops:
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Re: How to select a bone and NOT add a keyframe

Post by Dodgy » Mon Jun 13, 2016 6:53 am

Víctor Paredes wrote:
Dodgy wrote:I would really like that too. Having to switch to the Select tool is a pain in the bum. I'd rather work only in the manipulate tool if possible.
In the meanwhile, you can use B as a sticky key. That works in a similar way to a modifier key like Alt, Ctrl or Shift.
So, you are working with the Manipulate bone tool and when you want to select a bone, hold B (the shortcut for Select Bone tool) in the keyboard and select the bone you want. Once you release B, Manipulate Bones tool will be the current again.
Awesome sauce! Thank you!
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