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The Mannequin Editor is set of high level tools to help you manage the complexities of interactive animation.

The Mannequin Editor can be opened by going to Tools → Animation → Mannequin Editor.

For a detailed introduction of the Mannequin Editor, please see this page.

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It is typically used in combination with either the Fragment Editor (to edit fragments) or the previewer 44106024 (to preview sequences).

It can be accessed by clicking on the "Fragments" tab at the left side of the editor.

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The currently 'edited' fragment is shown in bold. This is the fragment whose tagstate is displayed below, and it is the same fragment which is the main fragment currently displayed in the Mannequin Fragment Editor.

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  • Left click a fragment to select it.
  • Double click a fragment to 'edit' it: open it in the Mannequin Fragment Editor and show its tagstate below.
  • Left-mouse drag and drop a fragment onto a scope in the Previewer to automatically create FragmentID & Tags Keys to select this specific fragment.
  • Right-mouse drag and drop a fragment to duplicate it.
  • Right-click on a fragment and select "Copy Selected Text" to copy its tagstate.
  • Use Ctrl+C/Ctrl+V on a fragment to duplicate it.
  • Use Ctrl+C/Ctrl+V on a tag folder to duplicate all fragments within that folder. For example here is what happens when we copy everything within 'standing' onto itself:
  • Use Ctrl+C/Ctrl+Shift+V on a tag folder to duplicate all fragments within that folder while changing specific tags. The following window will pop up, in which you can change tags:
    This is what happens when we copy everything within "standing" and change the stance tag from "standing" to "kneeling":
     

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The Sequences browser is used to select the sequence you would like to open in the Mannequin Previewer.

It simply lists the files in the default sequence folder, described in the article on sequence files.

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It is used in combination with the Mannequin Transition Editor.

It can be accessed by clicking the Transitions tab at the bottom of the mannequin editor.

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The Transition Editor is where you edit specific mannequin transitions.
It is typically used together with the Transition Browser.

Is is accessed by clicking the Transitions tab at the bottom of the mannequin editor.

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