Troubleshooting & Help

Find tips and tricks and information on common issues encountered in Haiku.

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Adding transitions

How can I make my animation transition gradually from one value to the next?
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Path or shape morphing

Does Haiku support b├ęzier curve editing?
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GIF resolution

Can I choose from different resolutions to export my GIF?
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Video export

Can I export my animation in .mp4 from Haiku?
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Lottie.json export

Can I export the lottie.JSON file without going through publish?
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Haiku offline

Can I use Haiku without an internet connection?
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Using Haiku on several computers

How can I view my Haiku files in more than one computer?
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Disabling the "Crafted in Haiku" menu

Is there a way to disable the "Crafted in Haiku" right click window? (vanilla HTML embed)
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Motion blur in Haiku

Can Haiku do motion blurs?
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Recover work using Git

I think I lost some work. Can I recover it?
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Haiku 404: error when using your Haiku in a project

404: Failed to load resource
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Starting an animation at a certain time with the API

Using the Haiku Developer API
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Changing colors in Haiku

Can I change the stage's background color or an asset's color?
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Rotating slices in Haiku

How can I rotate my slice / element?
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Reorganizing layers in Haiku

How can I change the order of my layers / slices / elements / shapes?
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Frames and miliseconds

Can I switch from frames to milliseconds in the timeline?
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Selecting slices in Haiku

How can I select an object in the canvas when there are many and they are at the same position?
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Embedding your Haiku in a dev project

Will the code in my project auto-update if I change my Haiku?
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Using CodePen to view your Haiku

Will CodePen auto-update if I change a Sketch element in my Haiku?
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Change username / email address

Can I change my username or my email address after I create my account?
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Lottie: publishing & troubleshooting

Known issues when using Haiku + Lottie
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Stage sizing

How can I adjust the size of the stage / canvas / art-board in Haiku?
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Animated SVG support

Is it possible to export an animated SVG from Haiku?
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Mac system requirements

What at the current system requirements for using Haiku in Mac?
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Browser support

What fallbacks are in place for older browsers?
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Is there an easy way to pause the timeline?

For example: I want to pause the animation on the first frame to wait for an interaction.
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Haiku in Mac

Do I need to have Haiku on the Applications folder?
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Multi-select keyframes

How can I select several keyframes or tweens at once?
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Align slices

How can I align elements in Haiku?
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Rendering your Haiku in a browser

Can I see how my Haiku looks in the browser?
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How can I share my work with others?

I want to show my Haiku to a colleague or friend
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Public vs private projects

What's the difference between public and private share links?
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Trouble importing slices from Sketch

Some of my slices are not showing up in Haiku's library, why?
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Spacebar for playing animation is not working

What does pressing the spacebar do in Haiku?
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GIF Support

Does Haiku support GIFs?
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Custom curves

Does Haiku support custom animation curves?
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Native iOS camera support

Does Haiku support an iOS native function to incorporate the camera?
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Importing SVG's to Haiku

What if I don't use Sketch / Figma / Illustrator?
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Setting the origin point on elements

How can I change the origin point for scaling or rotating an element?
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Drawing tools in Haiku

Can I create my designs in Haiku?
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Importing designs from Figma

How to bring assets designed in Figma into Haiku for animations and interactions, and troubleshooting common issues
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Importing designs from Adobe Illustrator

How to bring assets designed in Adobe Illustrator into Haiku for animations and interactions, and troubleshooting common issues
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Preview your Haiku in a mobile device

Can I see a preview of my Haiku in a mobile device?
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Is it possible pass props for a RN component?

In React Native we use Lottie and it doesn't accept props.
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Does Haiku support calculations?

Use calculations in the attributes panel for accurate results.
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Is it possible to call an external Javascript function from within Haiku?

E.g. I want to start playing an embedded video when the user clicks on an object.
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Can I delete a component?

If I created a component and then changed my mind, can I delete it?
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Does Haiku support masking?

Can I create a mask and animate its contents using Haiku?
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Zooming in and out

How can I zoom in/out of the timeline and the stage?
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How can I see the animation one frame at a time?

If the Preview mode is too fast, and you want to see it all happen frame by frame keep reading.
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Once my Haiku is on a web page, how do I make it responsive?

Can my Haiku adapt to different screen sizes?
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How to expand the timeline

Do you need to see more frames in the timeline? Here's how to do it.
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How to download Haiku

Learn how to get Haiku on your computer if you are new, or if you already have an account.
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How to start a new project

Different ways to create a new Haiku project
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EU Data Subject Rights

Your rights as a user from the European Union
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How to reset your password

If you can't remember or forgot your password
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Importing designs from Sketch

How to bring assets designed in Sketch into Haiku for animations and interactions, and troubleshooting common issues
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Forking Haiku Projects

How to fork other users projects using Haiku
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Rotations behaving unpredictably

Haiku uses radians, not degrees, which can cause rotations to behave unexpectedly
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Text elements cropped at the bottom

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Using consistent transform sizes on elements of varying size

Work with different sized elements easier
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Using Custom Fonts

How to use custom fonts in Haiku
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