Set the loop duration
You can configure a portion of an animation timeline to loop once, more than once, or endlessly.
- Select the timeline from the drop-down box under Objects and Timeline.
- In the objects view, expand the nodes under the object that contains the animation
that you want to loop. For example, in the following animation timeline, the
Y child properties of the rectangle object contain the portions of the animation timeline that can be looped.
An animation timeline that moves a rectangle
- Right-click the
element or the grey time span bar, and then click
Edit Repeat Count.
The Edit Repeat dialog appears.
- Do one of the following:
- If you want to repeat the animation only a specific number of times, enter the number of times to repeat the animation in the Repeat Count text box. The minimum value for looping is 1.
- If you want the animation to loop infinitely, click the Set to Forever button.
- Click OK.
The grey timeline bar extends to reflect the new duration of the animation.