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is an option which specifies the direction to run an animation.
  • Possible settings are:
Forwardcontinually run forward
Backwardcontinually run backward
ForwardBackwardcontinually run forward, then backward
  • When used as an option to the first cell in a sequence of selected cells, AnimationDirection specifies the direction in which to run animations involving those cells.
  • AnimationDirection->Forward specifies that the animation should run through successive selected graphics cells in the order that they appear in the notebook, and should then start again at the first cell.
  • AnimationDirection->Backward specifies that the reverse order should be used.
  • AnimationDirection->ForwardBackward specifies that the animation should run from the first cell to the last, and should then reverse back to the first cell again.
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