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Dustyn Eskelson

Utility Methods and Easing

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Is there a way to use eases with the utility methods like interpolate? I would like to ease (custom ease really) the output from the interplate method.

 

Thanks in advance,

Dusty

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hmm, i'm not understanding exactly what you want. 

Have you looked at the distribute() utility function? It makes ease-based distribution of values very easy: https://greensock.com/docs/v3/GSAP/UtilityMethods/distribute()

 

 

also keep in mind that eases themselves are functions that return values based on the progress you pass in.

 

So you can do something like Power4.easeIn(0.3) and get the corresponding y value on the ease graph.

 

Perhaps this pen will help you understand how it works

 

See the Pen ZEpzdZq by snorkltv (@snorkltv) on CodePen

 

click around and you'll see you get more small circles than large circles

 

You can do a similar thing with CustomEase by passing it into parseEase.

 

open the console on this pen:

See the Pen GRWmwqe?editors=1111 by snorkltv (@snorkltv) on CodePen

 

Once you interpolate your value perhaps you can pass that into your CustomEase

 

if you need more help please provide a minimal demo and some more info on what you want to do.

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lol i just remembered I had a video on tapping into eases as functions. doh!

 

 

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I'm sorry, was totally clear in my head, haha.

 

So I'm using an interpolate utility method inside a timeline onUpdate function. I'm feeding it this.progress() to interpolate the start, end values. This works great but I would like to  ease that interpolation rather than just a linear transition.

 

Update:

Read through your responses and I did not realize Eases were functions... All I needed was to wrap this.progress() with an Ease function and I got what I wanted!

 

Thank you!

Dusty

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LOL. Carl Googles "GreenSock ease curves" and finds a video by.... hmmm... this Creative Coding Club looks interesting. 🤣

 

Don't feel too bad my friend. I've Googled a couple things and found my own tutorials and/or answers I posted here in the forum. :)

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