Randomize Keys Utility
 
 
 
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Track View Utilities menu Track View Utilities Track View Utilities dialog Randomize Keys

Randomize Keys applies random offset values to the times and/or values of selected keys.

Procedures

To use Randomize Keys:

  1. Highlight one or more keys, or a block of time, in one or more tracks.

    In Dope Sheet Edit Keys mode, all selected keys are affected. In Edit Ranges mode, the keys in the selected tracks that are within the selected range of time are affected. In Curve Editor mode, the selected keys on selected curves are affected.

  2. From the Utilities menu, choose Track View Utilities, and then choose Randomize Keys.

    The Randomize Keys utility is displayed.

  3. By default, both Randomize Time and Randomize Value are on. Turn off either if you wish.
  4. Set the +/- spinners to specify the desired range of randomized offset.
  5. Click Apply.

Interface

Randomize Time

Randomly shifts values in time, based on the spinner settings. For example, if the + spinner is set to 20, and the - spinner is set to 10, the values could shift up as much as 20, and down as much as 10.

+

The amount of random shift in a positive direction.

-

The amount of random shift in a negative direction.

Randomize Value

Randomly shifts values, based on the spinner settings.

+

The amount of random shift in a positive direction.

-

The amount of random shift in a negative direction.

Randomize group box

You can apply randomization either with selected keys or with selected time. When applying to selected keys, this displays the message: "All selected keys." However, when you select a block of time in Edit Time mode, this message is displayed: "Keys in selected tracks that are in the range: n to n."

Apply

Applies the specified random offset values to the selection. You can click this repeatedly for more randomization.