I am trying to animate a cam and follower. My plan was to rotate the cam using the Script Editor and then position the follower on the cam using the Key Frame Editor. The problem is this: When I go to the Key Frame Editor to position the follower, the rotation of the cam that I set in the Script Editor is not shown, making it impossible to set the follower to the correct position.
For example, if I set the cam to rotate at 1 degree from frame 1 to frame 60 using the Script Editor, and then go to the Key Frame Editor and show frame 10, I would expect to see the cam rotated 10 degrees. Then I could set the position of the follower for a cam position of 10 degrees, and so on through the animation. The result would be an animation of the follower riding on the cam as it rotates through the 60 frames of the animation.
Unfortunately, this isnt what happens. When I go to frame 10 in the Key Frame Editor, the cam remains in the 0 degree position, making it impossible to set the follower to the correct position.
The only workaround I came up with is to set both the cam and follower using the Key Frame Editor, which is a lot more work.
My question is, am I doing something wrong or is that the way the program works?