Re: .MDL animations

Sean Werkema (
Mon, 11 Mar 1996 22:05:32 -0500

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Date: Mon, 11 Mar 1996 22:05:32 -0500
From: (Sean Werkema)
Subject: Re: .MDL animations

>There can be several 'animations' in each model. I am wondering if there
>is any information in the model file that tell which frame an animation
>starts and stops on. I looked at the data in the frame header, but it
>does not look like it contains any info on how the frames form an
>animated sequence. Does anyone know where the data for the animation
>sequences is stored? It has to be somewhere unless it is hard coded.

According to id, the selection of the appropriate frame is done by the
QuakeC code. So in a way, yes, it's hard coded, and in a way, no, it's not.
But it's not suprising that there is no animation information in the .MDL files.
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