Extended Timeline

15 votes
Version: 
1.6.1
Date Updated: 
04/08/2013
Author Name: 
Heavenly Pictures


This free script allows you to easily navigate in timeline. You can change the active time segment by dragging the slider, or zooming with your mouse wheel.

Bug report: [email protected]

Version info:
1.6.1 (2013. Apr 7.) Error in new scene fixed, callback event error fixed, zoom to selected keyframes works with biped objects.
1.6 (2013. Mar 19.) Available to Zoom to selected keyframes.
1.5 (2013. Feb 20.) Bug fixes. Preset are stored as frames instead of precentage. Available to set the zoomed range exactly with the inner spinners. Tooltips for preset buttons.
1.4 (2012. Aug 3.) Bug fixes.
1.3 (2012. Aug 2.) Bug fixes.
1.2 (2012. Aug 1.) Available to save the actual slider position to presets, and save them to scene (see manual).
1.1 (2012. Jul 18.) Small bug fixes, double click again to restore last zoomed position, Zoom without mouse wheel (see manual).
1.0 (2012. Jul 14.) First release.

Version Requirement: 
3ds Max 9 or later
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Univerpix Studio's picture

New version (1.5)

I fixed some small bugs in the scripts. Now the preset are stored as frames instead of percentage. It's available to set the zoomed range exactly with the inner spinners. The preset have tooltip ballons, to see the saved ranges.
You can switch off the tooltips and the inner spinners in the settings dialog.

Phasma's picture

THIS IS AWESOME!

thank you very much!!!

Univerpix Studio's picture

Use the presets

I don't understand well what do you need, but I think presets are useful for you. You have the set the position of the slider only once by manually, than save the current timeline range as a preset, and you can restore it later. You can save 5 presets, so you can have 5 different timeline range in one scene.

JokerMartini's picture

It would be cool to have an

It would be cool to have an option to determine the length of the timeline based on the start frame and then how long it needs to be. Example

shot needs to be 144 frames starting at frame 30. There are multiple scenarios where multiple shots are contained in one file. If there was some way to indicate the different sections of shots with a tags or markers so how.

John Martini
Digital Artist
http://www.JokerMartini.com (new site)

Univerpix Studio's picture

Version 1.4

Bug fix (again)
Error message when zooming with left and middle mouse button - fixed

Univerpix Studio's picture

Version 1.3

Bug fixed:
Error message when first time run the script, and try to load a saved preset.

Univerpix Studio's picture

Plans

Well, I don' know what to do. I have no ideas at the moment. I'm waiting for user's suggestions. If you have any ideas, please write me: [email protected]

JokerMartini's picture

What do you plan on doing to

What do you plan on doing to further expand the tool itself?

John Martini
Digital Artist
http://www.JokerMartini.com (new site)

pekili's picture

Great work bro,even help pdf

Great work bro,even help pdf included,and nice design.peace

Univerpix Studio's picture

Version 1.2

Now the script allows you to save the current silder position to presets. The presets are always saved to the current scene, and restored when open the scene. Right click to store, left click to load, and middle click to delete a preset. Go to options, and press the "check for updates now" button, to get the latest version. Don't forget to press the +1 button.

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