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Some Editors (e.g. Outliner) can be synced with animation editor ('Sync visible Range')
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System Information
Operating system: Windows-10-10.0.19041-SP0 64 Bits
Graphics card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti/PCIe/SSE2 NVIDIA Corporation 4.5.0 NVIDIA 471.41

Blender Version
Broken: version: 2.93.4, branch: master, commit date: 2021-08-31 09:23, hash: rBb7205031cec4
Worked: (newest version of Blender that worked as expected)

Short description of error
If you change zoom, pan etc. in animation editor, it also change view in outliner.

Event Timeline

Philipp Oeser (lichtwerk) changed the task status from Needs Triage to Needs Information from User.Sep 7 2021, 1:16 PM

I can see it in this file, but cannot reproduce from scratch.

Is this file saved from official 2.93.4? (or BForArtists possibly?)
Steps to reproduce this in official 2.93.4 would be good to know.

Yes, I use only official Blender (2.93.4). I am not capable reproduce this problem too :( But it is problem with setting "View > Sync visible range" in the animation editor.

Please keep trying to find repro steps, will also try my best

Philipp Oeser (lichtwerk) changed the task status from Needs Information from User to Confirmed.Sep 16 2021, 12:25 PM
Philipp Oeser (lichtwerk) claimed this task.

Turns out you can set show_locked_time on an Outliner space :)

You can turn it off again with something like the following (you may have to search areas until you find the Outliner, my repro file was a bit different):

C.screen.areas[1].spaces[0].show_locked_time = False

Not all 2D [non-animation] Editors are affected:

  • Image Editor is fine
  • Spreadsheet is fine
  • filebrowser is fine
  • AssetBrowser is fine
  • Info Editor is fine
  • Text Editor is fine
  • MovieClip Editor is fine
  • Properties Editor is bad
  • Outliner is bad
  • Preferences are bad
  • Python console is bad
  • all Node Editors are bad, Compositor, too

and of course some Editors should have it.

Will put up a patch that disables this for Editors that should not use it (and also prevent setting the value in the future).

Philipp Oeser (lichtwerk) renamed this task from Outliner is synced with animation editor to Some Editors (e.g. Outliner) can be synced with animation editor ('Sync visible Range').Sep 16 2021, 12:26 PM