Action Editor: Paths Tab

The Paths tab of the Action Editor dialog box allows you to select the path an animated object can take. Four types of paths are available:

Use the Paths tab of the Action Editor dialog box to select the path type for the action.

Field/Control Description
Create Key-Frame Path Checking the Enable Motion Path checkbox activates the Key Frame Editor whenever you select the object with the key frame path.
Follow Object Path Selects an object's geometry to provide a motion path. The path will follow the outline of the object.
Follow Mouse Movement Selects the mouse on either or both the X and Y axes to guide the object.
Follow Linear Path Selects one of eight directions to move an object.
OK Click to accept the current settings and exit the dialog box.
Cancel Click to cancel the operation and close the dialog box.
Help Click to open a context-sensitive help topic.

 

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