Can you make a part in an assembly fade to disappear in an animation? It does not seem possible to me. I can get it to hide, but it happens instantly. Anybody run into this?
Check the solution offered here: How to fade part in/out using motion study?
I guess that explains it. Are we still waiting on a service pack fix?
I will take a shot at the 100% transparent appearance approach... I need this to be a photoview animation so this may not workout from what I gathered. And yes I save out to individual images and compile, not the codecs.
I think you likely need to control the "fade out" by adding key points to start and finish the fade.
Using Hide/Show have always been instantanious in animations. If you want to fade a part in or out you change the transparency of the appearance and then you can use whichever interpolation mode you would like.
As Jeff said you can control the fade by adding a key point, moving timeline, adding key point, then hide the part.
You can see it as the Pink line as below
This is the effect:
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