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Christian Simpson

Member Since:
January 12th 2012
55 Posts
If Else statement targeting index from pop up controller
by Christian Simpson 2 weeks ago
Hey I was wondering if it's possible for an if else statement to target an index from a popup controller I am trying to have a pop up controller be used to display a specific layer in a pre-comp. I wa
Re: If Else statement targeting index from pop up controller
by Dirk de Jong 2 weeks ago
BTW, using this as a method for disabling layers I've found that making a layer's Opacity zero is not exactly the same as actually disabling the layer by clicking the little eyeball button in the time
Define Case in Switch statements
by Christian Simpson 4 weeks ago
Instead of having my expression use the number of the layer in the pop up drop down how can I have it use the name of the item in the drop down. For example I don't want the expression below to use th
Re: Define Case in Switch statements
by Dan Ebberts 4 weeks ago
As far as I know, there's no way for an expression to access the text associated with a dropdown selection. Dan
Expressions don't update previews when they are changed
by Christian Simpson 1 month ago
It doesn't matter what machine I'm on but expressions seem incredibly unreliable in updating when a change has been made. For example I have a checkbox control that is linked to text layers, opacity o
Re: Expressions don't update previews when they are changed
by Christian Simpson 4 weeks ago
It must be a bug. However a friend of mine suggested I export via media encoder and not after effects itself and amazingly everything works just fine. My guess is whatever process that re-reads the ex
File: Test Project
by Christian Simpson 4 weeks ago
zip file After Effects project file that showcases weird glitch bug https: f1.creativecow.net 11716 test-project
File: Expression breakdown
by Christian Simpson 4 weeks ago
docx file Word doc describing my expressions https: f1.creativecow.net 11714 expression-breakdown
Add marker in After Effects timeline that carries over to Premiere Pro
by Christian Simpson 2 months ago
Hello everyone I was wondering if there was a way to set a marker in After Effects and when you render it out to a quicktime file and import it in Premiere that the marker would also be recognized in
Re: Add marker in After Effects timeline that carries over to Premiere Pro
by Roei Tzoref 1 month ago
Christian Simpson "Hello everyone I was wondering if there was a way to set a marker in After Effects and when you render it out to a quicktime file and import it in Premiere that the marker would al
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TURN OFF automatically converting images into image sequence
by Christian Simpson 3 months ago
Every time I try and import an image into After Effects it automatically converts it into an image sequence. I know why it's doing it because our files are labeled ex. newton_cam_001.psd and newton_ca
Re: TURN OFF automatically converting images into image sequence
by Christian Simpson 3 months ago
There is not unfortunately.
So does 10.9.4 allow us to use our Mac Pros again?
by Christian Simpson 3 years ago
So Mac OS 10.9.4 was released this morning. Does anyone know if it fixes what 10.9.3 did to the GPUs in the new mac pros I convinced my place of employment to spring for a bunch of these new mac pros
Re: So does 10.9.4 allow us to use our Mac Pros again?
by Chris Gomersall 3 years ago
The Dynamic Linking feature is completely SNAFU'ed. It has cost me tons of time over the last two weeks. Kind regards, Chris Gomersall www.vimeo.com channels texasvideopro www.youtube.com upstairsmedi
AJA ioxt with Flanders Scientific Premiere Pro playback
by Christian Simpson 3 years ago
We recently picked up a Flanders Scientific CM240 and have it connected to our ioxt box for playback in premiere and so far the results have been less than satisfactory. We have new Mac Pros with the
Re: AJA ioxt with Flanders Scientific Premiere Pro playback
by Christian Simpson 3 years ago
Yes this issue happens when the media is completely rendered. I tested clips that played off of my local drive which gets about 900 MB s read and write. The issue also occurs in AJA tv so its not just
Playback in Premiere with Flanders CM240 and AJA ioxt box
by Christian Simpson 3 years ago
We recently picked up a Flanders Scientific CM240 and have it connected to our ioxt box for playback in premiere and so far the results have been less than satisfactory. We have new Mac Pros with the
Re: Playback in Premiere with Flanders CM240 and AJA ioxt box
by Christian Simpson 3 years ago
Speaking of Resolve do you have to have a BMD card to use a Flanders monitor with Resolve
When I send clip to Audition from Premiere can I choose where that file is created?
by Christian Simpson 3 years ago
When I send a clip to Audition from Premiere I want to be able to determine where that file is created. Currently it saves it to the documents folder on your local disk but that is not where I want th
Setting up Premiere Pro with Facilis Terrablock
by Christian Simpson 3 years ago
So our small group here acquired a Facilis Terrablock that I'm loving by the way and I was wondering what the best setup was if you work with Adobe products. Premiere Pro to be exact. We have 4 client
Re: Setting up Premiere Pro with Facilis Terrablock
by Christian Simpson 3 years ago
Thanks for sharing your experience Peter. I believe I am going to try and do the same and I will report back and let you all know if I am experiencing any issues.
Setting up your FS monitor for your environment
by Christian Simpson 3 years ago
My company recently picked up two CM 240 monitors and I was wondering what advice anyone could give in regards to calibrating the monitor for your specific environment. The rooms our monitors are in a
Re: Setting up your FS monitor for your environment
by Christian Simpson 3 years ago
I trust the color has been properly calibrated. I guess my main question is how much should I adjust the Luminance setting if at all to "look right" in my room. With the lighting being so different fr
How do you connect your FS monitor to your computer?
by Christian Simpson 3 years ago
Our company recently purchased two CM 240 monitors on advice from a colorist friend for 2 edit bays we have here and I admittedly am in a little over my head as far as setup. We have the new Mac Pros
Re: How do you connect your FS monitor to your computer?
by Christian Simpson 3 years ago
I do have the latest drivers from AJA including the one for the adobe suite. I do get a picture but playback is very choppy and the delay seems to randomly shift. Audio also picks and chooses when it
Can't export project from Davinci 8
by Christian Simpson 5 years ago
Hey guys I was wondering if anyone else had trouble exporting projects in davinci 8.2 I go to export and I get the spinning beach ball for about 5 min and then it just crashes. I've tried about 5 time
Re: Can't export project from Davinci 8
by Dwaine Maggart 5 years ago
You can't Export+ a currently loaded project. Perhaps that is your problem Dwaine Maggart Blackmagic Design DaVinci Support
Davinci 9?
by Christian Simpson 5 years ago
Anyone know of a release date for Resolve 9 I had heard July 25th but that doesnt seem true.
Re: Davinci 9?
by William Edwards 5 years ago
Any word on new Mac and PC configurations They are so out-dated right now.
NAS Device setup
by Christian Simpson 5 years ago
Hey guys I am moving into a new office and looking to setup netwrok storage for the first time. I have 3 users who will need to access the storage. I have never done this before and am somewhat ignora
Re: NAS Device setup
by Christian Simpson 5 years ago
Thanks a lot for the information everybody. I'm going to go with a solution from Small Tree. They were very helpful and explained how it all works. They even took the time to explain why their solutio
Resolve Lite crashes every time
by Christian Simpson 6 years ago
I'm running Resolve Lite 8.1 and it has worked perfectly well for some time but yesterday the program began crashing repeatedly. I could not figure out why at first but then I realized that by scrubbi
Re: Resolve Lite crashes every time
by Christian Simpson 6 years ago
I have the stock gpu card that came with my mac pro. It's a ATI Radeon HD 2600 and I have a 24" HP monitor hooked up to it. When I run the BM speed test I get 282 MB s write and 285 MB s read speed. S
Going back to correct submenu page
by Randy Wheeler 6 years ago
I'm trying to get Encore to navigate back to the correct submenu according to what chapter it was playing. For example, say I have 42 chapters that are on 7 submenu pages that have 6 chapters thumbnai
Re: Going back to correct submenu page
by Christian Simpson 6 years ago
I have 6 submenu pages and the timeline to which they are associated already has the menu setup to return to last menu but it still wants to return to the 1st submenu page despite the user being on a
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