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Anime Studio™ 6: The Official Guide by Kelly L. Murdock

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Understanding Channels

One of the great benefits of using keys in Anime Studio is that they are automatically created when a change is made to the project, but if every change to the project were recorded for the given frame, then locating a specific change later to make an adjustment would be difficult. Anime Studio’s answer to this dilemma is to use channels.

Channels keep track of the changes for a specific parameter such as a layer translation independent from the other parameters. This allows you to revisit and alter just the layer translation key for a given frame without changing the layer scale or layer rotation at that same frame. Each of the available channels shows up as a separate row in the Timeline palette.

Each channel keeps track ...

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