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Daniel Haskett

Member Since:
May 4th 2005
366 Posts
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How to offset rotation on several trees?
by Daniel Haskett 9 years ago
Hi there I was just wondering if anyone has any idea how I would show various trees swaying in the wind I want it to look more natural so was thinking they should sway at different times from each oth
Re: How to offset rotation on several trees?
by Daniel Haskett 9 years ago
Thanks Dan, that seems to work a treat. Really appreciate your help! Dan Animator Illustrator http: www.danhaskett.co.uk
Why does After Effects only recognise 3GB of RAM?
by Daniel Haskett 11 years ago
Hey there So basically I just upgraded my Mac Book Pro to 4GB of RAM specifically to help with AE, and in my operating system (think its the latest leopard 10.5.4) it says it has 4GB RAM installed, ho
Re: Why does After Effects only recognise 3GB of RAM?
by Daniel Haskett 11 years ago
cool thanks alot kevin! danAnimator Illustrator http: www.danhaskett.co.uk
Any tips on creating a globe with planes flying around leaving journey lines?
by Daniel Haskett 11 years ago
Hi there Basically, Im making a globe with planes flying around and they all leave a white line behind them to show where the plane has flown. What im doing is creating this on a flat map and then usi
Re: Any tips on creating a globe with planes flying around leaving journey lines?
by Daniel Haskett 11 years ago
Ok great, thanks, yeah it does seem that the solution was actually pretty straightforward after everything, a bit of a pick whip with write on seems to do a great job! thanks everyone danAnimator Illu
Is there anyway of using an expression to help with plane routes?
by Daniel Haskett 11 years ago
Hi there Basically Ive got a globe with planes flying all over the place and I need a white line to come out of the back of them showing the route they are taking. I was just wondering if there was an
Re: Is there anyway of using an expression to help with plane routes?
by Dan Ebberts 11 years ago
Just pickwhip the plane's position to the brush position of the Write-on effect Dan
How do I create an old style airport arrivals board?
by Daniel Haskett 11 years ago
Hi there Basically Im talking about the old style aiport arrivals board like this http: www.team-triplet.com TTimages 2004 P5316439.jpg where the letters kind of flip down when it changes...do you kno
Re: How do I create an old style airport arrivals board?
by Drey Tosi 8 years ago
Could the single animated digits be mounted in a html table and work as a counter, like a vote Could someone do it for me
After Effects HD rendering, continually crashing?
by Daniel Haskett 11 years ago
Hey there Basically, Im having problems rendering out files at HD resolution. Basically, my computer keeps crashing and just restarting all of a sudden. sometimes it will be ok for around an hour, but
Re: After Effects HD rendering, continually crashing?
by Dave LaRonde 11 years ago
Daniel Haskett "...my mate thinks it might be something to do with my power supply in the computer.... is there anyway i can help this stop happening " Um, get a new power supply Dave LaRonde Sr. Pro
Why does my rendering crash with this error message?
by Daniel Haskett 11 years ago
Hey there Basically, Im trying to render out some HD res compositions from after effects, but they will suddenly stop and say this error message - The Photoshop Library operation failed because the fi
Re: Why does my rendering crash with this error message?
by Daniel Haskett 11 years ago
yeah its all cs3 programs and working from a psd in AE.... man i just dont get it, this doesnt happen when im rendering out at a lower resolution, it just seems to do it when the computer is under a l
Is it possible to wiggle masks?
by Daniel Haskett 11 years ago
Hi there ok say you've got a solid and a mask on it with a shape of a star, is it possible to use a wiggle to make the points move around slightly i tried to use the generic wiggle expression on the m
Re: Is it possible to wiggle masks?
by Mike Clasby 11 years ago
Tow Scripts, in some detail, here: http: forums.creativecow.net readpost 2 915452
Whats the best way to make sure a textured layer is only one colour?
by Daniel Haskett 11 years ago
Hi there So basically ive got some textures, of paint, and then walls and various textures but i want to change their colours but so they are actually only 1 tone....like 1 colour. so no tonal variati
Re: Whats the best way to make sure a textured layer is only one colour?
by Richard Harrington 11 years ago
Simply desaturate before adding gradient Map You can also change Gradient Maps blend mode Richard M. Harrington, PMP Author: Photoshop for Video, Understanding Adobe Photoshop, and ATS:iWork
How can you use the linear expression with scale values?
by Daniel Haskett 11 years ago
Hi there Basically i know if u have a rotation of two layers both with different ranges, one linked to the other using an expression like this x=thiscomp.layer(rotation) linear(x,-90,90,0,100) it will
Re: How can you use the linear expression with scale values?
by Leo Oliver 11 years ago
Thx, i really needed help with this.
Whats the code for stopping an expression at a marker or certain time?
by Daniel Haskett 11 years ago
Hi there Basically say you have a layers position linked to another layers position using a simple expression. What do you put if you want the layer to stop using the expression at a certain marker or
Re: Whats the code for stopping an expression at a marker or certain time?
by Mike Clasby 11 years ago
Here's the flip-side of Marker Trigger's expression, or Marker Kills Expression: n = 0; if (marker.numKeys 0){ n = marker.nearestKey(time).index; if (marker.key(n).time time){ n--; } } if (n == 0){ wi
Is it possible to have an expression linking keyframes to a time remapped layer?
by Daniel Haskett 11 years ago
Hi there Basically, say you have a layer, and you use time remapping and youve got your 2 keyframes that specify how much you want played.... Ok and then if you have a load of keyframes on a layers ro
Re: Is it possible to have an expression linking keyframes to a time remapped layer?
by Daniel Haskett 11 years ago
Thanks Dan, you're a legend!
Can you not copy layer slices in Image Ready?
by Daniel Haskett 12 years ago
Hi there Basically when i copy over some layers from one psd document to another, and they have layer slices on with a rollover state, it doesnt copy that bit over....is it not possible to copy it ove
Can you a copy a layer from one image and paste in the same position to another?
by Daniel Haskett 12 years ago
Hi there Basically ive got a text layer in one image that i want to copy and paste directly into the same position in another image which is of the same size. However when i copy it over it just paste
Re: Can you a copy a layer from one image and paste in the same position to another?
by Daniel Haskett 12 years ago
amazing thanks so much, nice and simple!
How come when saving out of Photoshop the colours are sometimes different?
by Daniel Haskett 12 years ago
Basically ive saved out an image as a jpeg from photoshop and the resulting colours are much duller than in photoshop, but the weird thing is when i open it in photoshop the colours are fine, so its l
Re: How come when saving out of Photoshop the colours are sometimes different?
by Daniel Haskett 12 years ago
hey im doing it for print which is why i used cmyk instead. ive always used rbg in the future and the colours never quite came out how i wanted them to in print...obviously i guess, so hopefully itll
Can you effectively make a Flash website with Encore CS3?
by Daniel Haskett 12 years ago
Hi there Basically ive just been listening to the podcasts about CS3 and the new feature in encore of being to save out as a flash file sounds amazing! From what I can tell you could actually make a w
Re: Can you effectively make a Flash website with Encore CS3?
by Daniel Haskett 12 years ago
ooooh well, thats fair enough.....when is it released and when will you discuss this more with us! we need to know :)
Is it possible to do a stroke without curved edges?
by Daniel Haskett 12 years ago
Hi there Well basically when you apply a layer style to a layer with a stroke, it always gives the stroke rounded edges....is it not possible to have on with straight edges if it is for a box for inst
Re: Is it possible to do a stroke without curved edges?
by Mike Gondek 12 years ago
Sorry but stroke layer styles setting to inside is the only way to do this, and I have been pushing these type of bread & butter features on the Adobe beta's for years. Illustrator works much better f
Whats the easiest way to create a stripy texture?
by Daniel Haskett 12 years ago
Hi there Basically I just want to create a flat texture with lots of lines all the same distance apart...a bit like they have on the left here http: www.humanresourcesmagazine.com home index.cfm I kno
Re: Whats the easiest way to create a stripy texture?
by Daniel Haskett 12 years ago
awesome man, thanks alot, thats a great feature!
Is there anyway to set the default file type for SAVING?
by Daniel Haskett 12 years ago
Hi there Basically i am saving out a lot of files as jpegs and whenever i go to save as... i always have to change it from psd to jpeg. i know it probably seems minor, but i thought it if there was a
Re: Is there anyway to set the default file type for SAVING?
by TiffaniB 12 years ago
You can create an Action and assign it to an F-key - that's the easiest way I've found for this kind of thing. Open a psd file you want to save as a jpg. Then click on Window, Actions. This will bring
Whats the best training DVDs for web usage with Photoshop/Imageready?
by Daniel Haskett 12 years ago
hi there basically im trying to use photoshop and imageready to make a webpage, gonna finish it in dreamweaver, but was wondering what the best training programs are for them, im looking mainly for he
Re: Whats the best training DVDs for web usage with Photoshop/Imageready?
by Jimmy Brunger 12 years ago
www.totaltraining.com has some good stuff. DVD-ROMs with customisable video training and project files.*Production Studio Premium *Combustion 3 ------------------------------------- Win XP Pro SP2 Int
How can you create a dashed line like for a MAP journey?
by Daniel Haskett 12 years ago
Hi there Basically i want to show a journey across a map and was just wondering the best way to do this in photoshop, id preferably like a clean dashed line....if that makes sense Thanks in advance! D
Re: How can you create a dashed line like for a MAP journey?
by Jimmy Brunger 12 years ago
Or create path in Illustrator (or PS then copy paste or save path to Illust) then stroke the path in Illustrator as a dashed line, then either save AI file for placement back in PS or just copy as pas
How do you make an UNCOMPRESSED QUICKTIME movie from an AVI?
by Daniel Haskett 12 years ago
Hi there Basically Ive got an uncompressed AVI version of an 8minute film i made, its 2 gigs in size. So I put it into AE and then save out as a quicktime movie but there are two problems....firstly i
Re: How do you make an UNCOMPRESSED QUICKTIME movie from an AVI?
by Vince Becquiot 12 years ago
To avoid confusion, I meant to say: "...but an 8 minute uncompressed Quicktime (Best to use the Quicktime animation setting)..." You only real option would be to export to an external HD. Vince
What is the best way to use Live Trace in Illustrator with After Effects?
by Daniel Haskett 13 years ago
Hi there, Basically ive scanned in a drawing and used Live Trace in illustrator cs2 to create a mask that i have then copied into after effects. I hope I did it properly, i pressed expand and then it
What is the best setting to export an animation at?
by Daniel Haskett 13 years ago
Hi there Basically Ive just made an animation in AFter effects and then pieced it altogether in Premiere Pro. However the after effects files are huge and amazing perfect quality, but when i save out
Re: What is the best setting to export an animation at?
by Aanarav Sareen 13 years ago
What are your export settings from AE Project settings in Premiere Pro
Is it possible to convert a divX file to DVD format along with subtitles?
by Daniel Haskett 13 years ago
Hi there Basically I have a divX file that has a separate subtitles file. Now in WMP this works fine as it finds the subtitle file in the same directory and so plays it with subs. However is there a w
Re: Is it possible to convert a divX file to DVD format along with subtitles?
by Daniel Haskett 13 years ago
Hi there, I basically want to have the subtitles....embedded or as an option. Its for a foreign film, so embedded is probably best. I can use encore, but it wont take divx files will it cheers dan
Problem with resolution when playing in Windows Media Player?
by Daniel Haskett 13 years ago
Hi there When I try and play a encore dvd in WMP it came up with an error message, Ive now worked out it is something to do with the resolution of my monitor. At the moment it is set to 1280x1024 at 3
Re: Problem with resolution when playing in Windows Media Player?
by Graham Quince 13 years ago
I've yet to play a DVD successfully in Windows Media Player. You need additional stuff from Microsoft (i think it's all part of the anti-trust thing that means they aren't included). Players like Powe
Is there no way of making Encore authored DVDs play in Windows Media Player?
by Daniel Haskett 13 years ago
Hi there Basically I seem to find that when I make a DVD in Adobe Encore it will play in Power DVD and standalone players, but Windows Media Player and Realplayer dont seem to like it. I have a job co
Re: Is there no way of making Encore authored DVDs play in Windows Media Player?
by Ducati 13 years ago
Is it possible that you have "the copy protection" on I had problems with the error message (something like this) "This image has sector headers and needs to be removed, remove and continoue" after my
Is there a problem with ENCORE AUTHORED DVDs playing Windows Media Player?
by Daniel Haskett 13 years ago
Hi there Ive just been commissioned for a job to make a DVD, but the DVD i sent to the guy didnt work in windows media player on his computer, everything else was fine. I need to make sure the DVDs wi
Re: Is there a problem with ENCORE AUTHORED DVDs playing Windows Media Player?
by Daniel Haskett 13 years ago
But then surely if I have POWER DVD installed it should work fine Also he said that normal retail dvds that he owns work on the pc, just not the one i sent.... cheers dan
Where can I find ideas of prices to quote people for a DVD?
by Daniel Haskett 13 years ago
Hi there I was just wondering if there is anywhere I can ask to get ideas of prices to quote for a DVD. Basically someone wants me to make an interactive training DVD for their company, theyll give me
Re: Where can I find ideas of prices to quote people for a DVD?
by Bob Cole 13 years ago
The glib answer is to multiply your hourly rate. But I just ran into a project where the client and I miscommunicated about the scope of the DVD part of a big editing job, with the result that I spent
Whats the best format to export out of After Effects into Adobe Encore?
by Daniel Haskett 14 years ago
Hi there Basically Im trying to make a video background in after effects and then putting it in Encore. However when I preview it the video is jerky, so then I tried to transcode it, but when I do tha
Re: Whats the best format to export out of After Effects into Adobe Encore?
by Daniel Haskett 14 years ago
For some reason it wont let me Re-render, when I go to File and then look for it, it is greyed out...oh dear, do you know why this might be, when it clearly hasnt been completely rendered Thanks again
How come sound goes all crackled and distorted when using Sorenson Squeeze?
by Daniel Haskett 14 years ago
Hi there Basically I have an avi file that Im trying to convert using the 512k quicktime streaming mode in sorenson squeeze, the video comes out looking really good, however the audio goes all crackle
Re: How come sound goes all crackled and distorted when using Sorenson Squeeze?
by Joe Hayden 14 years ago
Have you considered tweaking the preset Maybe a higher data rate or a 44100 sample rate.
What are the best settings when exporting for the web?
by Daniel Haskett 14 years ago
Hi there Basically I have a 2 min clip I want to be about 20 megs but I dont know the best settings for saving out...does anyone have any tips Thanks Dan
Re: What are the best settings when exporting for the web?
by Daniel Haskett 14 years ago
Hi there I was just wondering is WMV the best format to compress it with then Only I prefer quicktime, when I go to websites like studioaka.co.uk and all their work is in quicktime, its just generally
Slighty distorted audio when importing into Premiere?
by Daniel Haskett 14 years ago
Hi there Basically Ive saved some audio as a wav file in After Effects and imported it into Premiere, I saved it as a 44.1khz 16bit stereo file but for some reason in premiere there is slight distorti
Re: Slighty distorted audio when importing into Premiere?
by Dan Plonsker 14 years ago
Your project may be configured to Audio at 48Khz. convert the sound and it should be ok.
What is the best way of creating your own widescreen bars?
by Daniel Haskett 14 years ago
Hi there Basically Im used to using after effects for doing stuff like widescreen bars because you just make a solid and then put a mask in it, however I have rendered some stuff out and want to chang
Re: What is the best way of creating your own widescreen bars?
by Steven L. Gotz 14 years ago
You could just crop the top and bottom, or, there is a title template for widescreen bars. Just drop it on top and you are done. Steven Adobe Premiere Pro 1.5 After Effects 6.5 Pro http: www.stevengot
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