Workarounds

Pointers to solve a problem when a feature is not yet available.

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25 articles in this collection
Written by Zack Brown, Roberto Dip, and Tina

Changing colors in Lottie

How can I figure out which property is the fill one in the Lottie JS file?
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Written by Zack Brown
Updated over a week ago

Alternative to export high quality GIFs

When I export to GIF from Animator it looks pixelated/low quality
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Written by Tina
Updated over a week ago

Small animation to video

I created a very small animation, which looks great on the share page but not when I export it to video. Why?
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Written by Tina
Updated over a week ago

Lottie markers

Does Animator support Lottie markers?
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Written by Zack Brown
Updated over a week ago

Deleting properties from the timeline

Can I delete a property I added via the [+ Add] button?
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Written by Tina
Updated over a week ago

How to use libraries in your Animator code

Can I use/import NPM modules?
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Written by Roberto Dip
Updated over a week ago

Targeting brightness as a property in your animation

Is it possible to target brightness as a css style property?
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Written by Zack Brown
Updated over a week ago

Deleting vertex in Path Morphing mode

Is it possible to delete vertex when Path Morphing a slice?
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Written by Tina
Updated over a week ago

Generating random numbers

How can I generate a random number in a range, to use it in a function or an expression?
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Written by Roberto Dip
Updated over a week ago

Creating a GIF that doesn't loop

Is there a way to create a gif that doesn't loop?
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Written by Zack Brown
Updated over a week ago

Creating non-rectangular hotspot areas

Is there any support for creating non-rectangular hotspot areas? E.g. circular shapes or nuanced paths.
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Written by Zack Brown
Updated over a week ago

Moving keyframes

Can I move keyframes to other layers?
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Written by Roberto Dip
Updated over a week ago

Controlling groups of assets

Can I control the properties of a group within another group?
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Written by Zack Brown
Updated over a week ago

Using the timeline as a state machine

I want to change an element's color via States but it doesn't transition smoothly.
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Written by Tina
Updated over a week ago

Repeating components

Is there a way to create a component instance for each object in a list/table?
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Written by Zack Brown
Updated over a week ago

How to respond to scroll input events

Is there a built-in summonable for scroll delta?
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Written by Zack Brown
Updated over a week ago

Rotations behaving unpredictably

Animator uses radians, not degrees, which can cause rotations to behave unexpectedly
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Written by Tina
Updated over a week ago

Swapping slices while maintaining animations

Is there a way to swap different images and maintain the same animation?
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Written by Zack Brown
Updated over a week ago

Does Animator support masking?

Can I create a mask and animate its contents using Animator?
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Written by Tina
Updated over a week ago

Path constraints

Can I make an element follow a constrained path?
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Written by Zack Brown
Updated over a week ago

Animated SVG support

Is it possible to export an animated SVG?
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Written by Zack Brown
Updated over a week ago

Motion blur

Can Animator do motion blurs?
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Written by Zack Brown
Updated over a week ago

File size

Why are my animation folders large?
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Written by Zack Brown
Updated over a week ago

Renaming a project

Can I change the name of my project?
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Written by Zack Brown
Updated over a week ago

Delete components

Can I delete a component I created in my Animator project?
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Written by Tina
Updated over a week ago