Test Current Frame


This compound uses the current frame as a trigger for an effect.

Plug its Result output into a Trigger port on a State compound or in a Condition port of an If node.

For more information on states, see ICE Particle States [ICE Particle Simulations].

Tasks: Particles/Conditionals

Output Ports: Result

Global Time

Uses the scene's Global In/Out setting (as displayed in the timeline range) for the frame value.

Test Frame

The frame you want to use as a trigger.

Compare Type

Defines the condition for the Test Frame value to be triggered: Equal To; Not Equal To; Less Than; Less than or Equal to; Greater Than; or Greater Than or Equal To.


Widens the range of acceptable values by a small amount so as to reduce rounding errors.