> Does anyone know if an "un-parent" operation can be animated.
> I have a ball parented to a piece of string, I need the ball to be knocked,
> swing around, and drop off the string.
> I needed to parent it to the string for the part where it swings around, and
> it works great, but now I need it to drop off!
> Any help would be greatly appreciated, I've checked the manuals to no avail.
I've found an easier solution to this problem would be animate the constraint
between the two objects. Check your HELP menu under constraints. By animating
the point and orientation constraints, this would be real easy.
But in answer to your question, I have never animated the "parenting" of an
object, and I don't think it is possible (for various reasons). Use