Photoshop: Timeline animation not showing all animations/layers

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I've been working on an animation witch turned out rather decent, but then I tried to reduce the finished gif file size by changing the frame rate. Then some of the animations/layers stopped working. It's a few of the fade in- fade outs that goes crazy.

I started out with 30 fps then went down to 24 fps (and possibly 15 fps in between) then back to 30 fps. Now if I set it to 24 fps and go to Save for Web and step through the animation I can see a hint of the fade in:s but its not showing correctly.

I'm really out of options here and the gif was due NOW!

I'm using PS CS6

Help! What do I do?
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NoiseMaker

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To answer myself: It has probably something to do with the change of frame rates making some of the animations end up in a quarter or half frame (or something like it).
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What version of Photoshop? Were you doing a Frame based animation? Or a Timeline based animation?

Frame based is designed for and works better for GIF animation.
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Hi! Thanks for getting back to me!
As I wrote in my first post its PS CS6 (13.0 x64) and subject says "Timeline animation" but I guess you've get lots of questions so all is forgiven! =)

But I've just learned a little 'bout timeline animations and it's so much easier to create good looking animations using the timeline. I think I will be safe in the future if I just don't change the frame rate after I've begun to work.

I solved the resent emergency by exporting a mp4 and then import it back into a new document and then Save for Web. Not very neat, but it was a working solution.
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Good to hear. Had to ask, because the panel is always called the "Timeline" panel whether you're doing a Frame based or Timeline based.
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Ah, my bad!