Set Frame

   
Different possible results of a Set Frame layout node.
Base simulation is on the left side, SetFrame node configured for a reverse effect in the middle, and SetFrame node configured for stop motion effect on the right side

The Set Frame node allows to directly set the cache frame used for the affected Entities.

 

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Set Frame node in the Layout Graph Edition panel

Node parameters

Parameters are accessible in the Attribute Editor panel by selecting the node in the Layout Graph Edition panel:


Frame Offset node parameters

Name Name of the node
Active Whether the node is active or not
Frame

Frame to use for the affected entities. It is best using keyframes values to change the displayed frame each frame, otherwise the entities will be locked on the given frame

This parameter is keyframed, check the page explaining how to handle the keyframes in Maya