BISHAMON ONLINE MANUAL

Timeline

View for Editing Graph Parameters in Real Time



‡@Open/Close Open and close display of line graphs
‡AAutomatic Open/Close Open selected items
‡BCycle Open form and set parameters to generate a cyclical curve
‡CNoise Open form and set parameters to generate a random curve



‡DReduce/Expand reduce and expand the Timeline width with the slide bar
‡ESnap The life value for each frame
‡FFrame ON displays life OFF displays the fraction of life
‡GX/R Displays X-coordinate or color of red
ON-OFF works when there is one graph.
‡HY/G Displays Y-coordinate or color of green
‡IZ/B Displays Z-coordinate or color of blue


Operation
Location Operation Function
Parameter Field left-click open/close node
Curve FieldFLife bar limit drag left button change life
Curve FieldFLife bar drag left button change Emit Time
Curve Field right-click add key frame copy paste merge
Curve Field drag middle wheel scroll over curve area
Curve FieldFkeyframe drag left button change key frame value
Curve FieldFkeyframe right-click activate pop-up edit form or change interpolation method
Curve FieldFkeyframe element drag left button change keyframe element value
Curve FieldFkeyframe element right-click activate pop-up edit form or change interpolation method
Curve FieldFwithout keyframe right-click add keyframe
Curve FieldFnode bar left double-click open/close node


Managing Multiple Keyframes
If you click on an area with nothing and move to it, you can select an an area.

Area Selected
If you drag and move any one keyframe that is selected all keyframes can be moved.
If you drag a keyframe that is not selected only the selected keyframe will be selected.
If you select an area with nothing in it the selected keyframe will be reset.
If you right-click and delete all selected keyframes will be deleted.
If you right-click and change the type the type for all selected keyframes will be changed.
If you select multiple handles the angle for all selected handles can be controlled.

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‡@Frame Display keyframe position in percentage terms between 0.0 and 1.0 or display keyframe values
‡AValue Set keyframe values
‡BType Select graph type choose between line and curve
‡CSlope Set graph curve angle
‡DWindow Transparency Make edit window transparent to see Timeline more easily



Copy & Paste Curves

Curves can be copied and pasted in Timeline.

A curve having 1 parameter can be copied to a curve with other parameters or
to the curve of another emitter.