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Timeline Length

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Hi there,

 

Is there a basic way to calculate the length of a TimelineMax animation?

 

I do alot of banner work with Greensock and publishers have strict 15sec limits.

 

I can't find an example anywhere.

 

Thanks,

 

Phil

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Absolutely. That's what the duration() is for. Or totalDuration() if you want to include all the repeats and repeatDelays. 

var tl = new TimelineMax();
tl.to(...).to(....); //add stuff

console.log("duration is: " + tl.duration());

If you want it to stop after 15 seconds, you have a lot of options...

tl.addPause(15);

or

TweenLite.delayedCall(15, function() {
    tl.pause();
});

or if you want to be fancy and gradually slow it down after 15 seconds (instead of an abrupt stop):

TweenLite.delayedCall(15, function() {
    TweenLite.to(tl, 1, {timeScale:0, onComplete:function() { tl.pause(); }});
});

Does that help?

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This absolutely helps! Thank you so much. I love Greensock even more. :)

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