Animating graphic objects Chapter 18
Rockwell Automation Publication VIEWSE-UM006K-EN-E
Right-click the object, and then select Animation. On the Animation
menu, there is a check mark beside each type of animation the object
Select the object, and then open the Animation dialog box. In the
dialog box tabs, there is a check mark beside each type of animation
the object has.
In the Object Explorer, click Settings, select the animation types you
want to find, and then click OK. You can also use the Object Explorer
to check which objects have animation linked to a particular tag. For
details, see Viewing display contents in the Object Explorer on page
To view animation applied to individual objects within a group, use the
group edit feature. For details, see Modifying grouped objects on page
Copying or duplicating objects with animation
When you copy or duplicate objects that have animation, the animation is
copied or duplicated with the object.
If you copy or duplicate an object group, the copy can be ungrouped, just like
the original object group.
You can also copy animation without copying the original object, and then
paste the animation onto another object. If the original object has more than
one type of animation, all the types will be copied and pasted.
To copy and paste only the animation:
1. Right-click the object that has the animation you want to copy, and
select Copy animation.
2. Right-click the object you want to paste the animation onto, and select
About global objects and animation
You can create a FactoryTalk View global object to link the appearance and
behavior of one graphic object to multiple copies of the object in the same
When you copy a global object into a standard graphic display in the
Displays folder, the copy is called a reference object. The reference object
has special properties that link it to its base object, which is the original
object in the global object display.