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Chris Meadmore

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October 17th 2018
10 Posts
Shape layer transform anchor point to mimic main anchor point
by Chris Meadmore 4 months ago
So shape layers obviously have 2 anchor points, one at the root and one within the Contents - Group - Transform. I did an animation of a Circle shape layer expanding by using 'Scale' with the root anc
sourceRect text layers which play off each other.
by Chris Meadmore 1 year ago
Hi, I'm using sourceRect.time to scale a text layer to a specific width. Works great. Now I have 2 layers which have the same expression applied and I'm trying to rig them off each other. So: Layer A
Re: sourceRect text layers which play off each other.
by Chris Meadmore 1 year ago
That is PERFECT! Thank you
Using Penner ease functions
by Chris Meadmore 1 year ago
I've started digging deeper into expression and assumed (wrongly) that controlling the value of an ease would be a simple function available in AE. After browsing the forum I've found that's not the c
Re: Using Penner ease functions
by Chris Meadmore 1 year ago
That worked perfectly, thanks! Is there any chance you can explain in a little detail what you did I'm trying to test out other penner functions but still struggling to get them working with limited u
Adding 100% ease to this expression
by Chris Meadmore 2 years ago
Hi I'm using the below expression to control 2 keyframe positions on a simple A to B animation. Once the expression is added it became a linear move so I swapped 'linear' to 'ease' but how can I contr
Re: Adding 100% ease to this expression
by Filip Vandueren 2 years ago
Hi Chris, the expression ease() method only simulates Easy-easy, which is to say 0 speed at 33% influence, there is no way to change this. You would need to write your own method, look into cubic-bezi
More elegant Text Scale solution
by Chris Meadmore 2 years ago
Hi, I've written this expression: layerWidth = thisLayer.sourceRectAtTime(time).width; maximumWidth = 650; percentageOfMaxWidth = layerWidth maximumWidth * 100; leeway = 100 - percentageOfMaxWidth; if
Re: More elegant Text Scale solution
by Filip Vandueren 2 years ago
This works for me: layerWidth = thisLayer.sourceRectAtTime(time).width*scale 0 100; if (layerWidth!=0 && layerWidth>650) { value * 650 layerWidth; } else { value; } should be fine unless yo
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