Creating a keyframe animation

  1. 1.
    Select the object that you want to animate.
  2. 2.
    Move the playhead to the location on the timeline where you want to create a keyframe.
  3. 3.
    Set the attributes that you want to create a keyframe for. For example, move the object to a position, set a rotation, or set a scale.
  4. 4.
    In the editor panel, select the set key icon (
  5. 5.
    Repeat from Step 2 until your animation is complete.
For more information about how to work with keys in the different parts of the Content Editor interface, see The editor panel.
Remember to set a key for the initial state of your object. Move the play head to the first frame of the object’s container, set the initial position, rotation, and scale, and then select the set key icon (
If you adjust an object, but don't select the set key icon, your changes will be lost when you move the playhead or select play.