This guide continues where the Bongo: Animation Manager guide ended.

Overview

Bongo Curve Editor icon The Curve Editor allows you to graphically edit the speed of the changes in your animation. The Curve Editor shows exactly what is happening with the tweening. For example, if when you change the Tension, Bias and Continuity values for object movement, you see the effect immediately in the Curve Editor.

To access an object for editing

  1. In the Keyframe Editor, select the keyframes.
  2. In the Curve Editor, the handles activate.
  3. Drag the handles to adjust the curve.

To open the Curve Editor

  • Open the Curve Editor from the Toolbar button, the Bongo menu, or the Timeline Context menu.

    Bongo Curve Editor Dialog

Curve Editor Window Navigation

Change the view of the Curve Editor window using the mouse.

Bongo Curve Editor Mouse
Scroll the mouse wheel to zoom in or out in the Curve Editor window out to get more room.

Drag the right mouse-button to pan in the Curve Editor window.


Step-by-Step

This tutorial will take you through how to use the curve editor to manually control the speed of an object.

Use the following files to follow along:

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I move the handles to adjust the curve manually?

Change the tweening settings for the object in the keyframe editor to Custom and you will be able to move the handles.

Next Steps

Please continue with the Bongo: Keyframes and Editor guide.