Animation Shortcut in ParaView

We have introduced what we call “Animation Shortcuts” in ParaView! They enable simply and quickly add an Animation Track without opening the Animation View panel, selecting the source and the corresponding property to animate.

 

First, the shortcuts have to be enabled in ParaView Settings -> General -> Animation -> Show Animation Shortcuts. After that, all single element numerical ranged properties will have a play button alongside. By clicking on it, an animation track is added and the keyframe edition dialog shows up.

After validation, the button will change as follow :

 

 

Hence, enabling to quickly modify or remove the previously added animation track.

Take a look to the following video to demo the usage:

This new feature is now available in the master branch and we be included in the next release 5.5.

Questions or comments are always welcome!