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The timeline is where you can edit the movements you have created in your scene. Each action type has a different representation in the timeline.

Use the simple slider to scrub through time and see how the movement in your scene plays out.

Open the timeline by clicking the clock in the bottom left corner of the screen to see your pin paths, hidden pins and to edit pin actions, including:

  • Start time
  • Duration
  • Visibility

Timeline Elements:

  1. Playback controls: Use the spacebar as a shortcut to play. Takes you back to the start.
  2. Playback speed: Use the tortoise to slow down the pace and the hare to make it faster.
    These settings will be saved when you export your scene or SpaceDraft.
  3. Close: Click to close the timeline.
  4. Drag: Resize the timeline by dragging this handle.
  5. Time format: select the time format for the SpaceDraft (clock, timer, steps, custom, null).
  6. Insert time: add something in between the timeline.
  7. Search Pins: if you have a large number of pins in your scene you can find them and make edits.
  8. Filer and Sort: You can filter the timeline with all pins or only pins with actions as well as sorting the pins (manual, by sequence, date added, alphabetical).
  9. Pins: Click and drag on the handle to reorder pins in the timeline. You can also delete pins or edit the pin name.
  10. Visible path: Pin with movement. The blank area represents a visible pin that is not moving.
  11. Hidden path: Hidden pin with movement (indicated by strikethrough).
  12. Hidden pin: This represents a static pin (no movement) that is hidden.
  13. Timeline needle – Scrub through time by dragging the needle.
  14. End time – This red line represents the end time. Click and drag the line to extend or shorten the length of your scene.