Keyboard Shortcuts Not Working in 2014 by Alex Kuzelicki 6 years ago Hi, I've been using the KeyEd Up script to change a few keyboard shortcuts in AE - has always worked a treat and my workflow has become much more efficient as a result. But, for some reason, in AE CC
Re: Found the Answer! by David Eells 5 years ago Awesome job! Sorry it took you a whole day. But yay! Thanks for sharing! And BTW, i went to the Adobe site and put in a feature request for a gui for the purpose of changing shortucts.
Multiple artboards in Illustrator by David Eells 8 years ago Can anyone tell me why I end up with multiple artboards in Illustrator when I create a new document This is causing me problems in FCP because if I import an Illustrator file with multiple artboards,
Multiple artboards by David Eells 8 years ago Can anyone tell me how I end up with multiple artboards when I create a new document I don't see any preference that would cause this.
Re: Multiple artboards by Otto Lindqvist 7 years ago There is an optinion for single or multiple artboards when you create a new document. It's right under document profile. You can add artboards and decide the arrangement of those. Hope this helps If i
Motion 4 Keyboard shortcuts problem by David Eells 8 years ago On my home setup, Motion 4 does not respond to keyboard commands unless the canvas is highlighted. SInce I use the keyboard a lot, it's driving me crazy that I can't make an adjustment in the timeline
Re: Motion 4 Keyboard shortcuts problem by Andy Neil 8 years ago Unfortunately, there's no hidden control like that and Motion shortcuts are sometimes dependent upon which section of the app (utility, viewer, or timeline windows) is active. However, CMD+ (tilde key
FCP and Motion don't recognize alpha by David Eells 9 years ago I could swear I used to be able to do this, but I can't get Motion or FCP to recognize alpha in files that come from Illustrator. This goes for .ai files, as well exported .png and .psd files, althoug
Re: FCP and Motion don't recognize alpha by David Eells 9 years ago So I got hung up on the fact that in Motion, the Media Tab doesn't give you the typical None Ignore, Straight, Black etc. Alpha dropdown for for Illustrator files. Motion still utilizes the alpha.
Trouble with alpha using Illustrator files by David Eells 9 years ago I often use Illustrator files in Motion. Most of the time I have no problem, but occasionally the Alpha dropdown in the Media tab in the Inspector is not present for a particular graphic. If I open th
Video gone, audio still present by David Eells 10 years ago I've got an Intensity Pro, which until a week ago was working fine. I've been working on a Final Project, and the video just went away. I've check all the settings in Final Cut and they seem to fine.
Using fractal noise with add mode by David Eells 10 years ago First time I've encountered this and wondered if anyone had any insight. Simply put, I'm trying to build an effect that involves adding fractal noise to a solid and then setting that layer to add mode
Re: Using fractal noise with add mode by David Eells 10 years ago Thanks Dave and Steve for responding. I tried the methods you describe - spent time playing with contrast and brightness, used other additive modes (lighten, screen, burn) and non of them behaved corr
Script Sync bug in MC3.5? by David Eells 11 years ago An associate of mine tells me there is a bug in Media Composer 3.5 that makes Script Sync unusable. Has any out there had that problem, and if so, can you describe it
Re: Script Sync bug in MC3.5? by David Eells 11 years ago So just for the record, the word I got from Avid is that there was a bug that made ScriptSync work slowly in 3.5, but it's fixed in 3.5.4 and works "faster than ever."
BG renderer "badly placed ()'s" by David Eells 11 years ago I haven't used BG renderer in a while, but there have been times when I've really loved it. Tonight would be one of those times, but it's not working for me. The Terminal halts after after complaining
Re: BG renderer "badly placed ()'s" by Grobibert Nelderson 7 years ago I found this thread, because i had the same problem. I know its from 2009, but i think its never too late for an answer with maybe a solutions. In my case special characters in the filename of the .ae
AECS3 and C4d 8.5 by Kelly Johnson 12 years ago My money went to buying the latest After Effects but though I kept AE 6.5 on my machine, the plug-in to read Cinema 4D files (version 8.5) no longer works in either. In other words, the aec file isn't
Need to recapture 23.976 project to 29.97 by David Eells 11 years ago I've searched this the best I can, and I'm not quite getting the info I need, so here goes.... I'm helping out a producer editor who captured her entire project as 23.98 (but I think it's really 23.97
Can't get a smooth credit roll by David Eells 11 years ago I've got a long, thin psd credit list, moving at 59.97 px sec. Looks fine as a ram preview, but when I render it I get random stuttering - no obvious cadence or pattern. I've tried with fields on and
Need to export M&E Quicktime for composer by David Eells 12 years ago I have a project with 18 tracks, 6 of which are temp music. I need to export a QT for the composer where all the music is panned right and everything else is panned left. I found an earlier post on th
DVD material behaves inconsistently-Help! by David Eells 12 years ago I'm trying to ripe some DVD material (all legit) and the resulting material does not behave consistently. If I set my edit points to what I want, then add to the timeline, I don't always get what I ma
No Itensity output for FCP by David Eells 12 years ago Just got my Intensity today. Photoshop gets output to line monitor After Effects gets output to line monitor Final Cut 6 -- no output to line monitor What's up with that
Note to self by David Eells 12 years ago Tell Final Cut to look at card... Also, don't install things late at night.
Print to tape HDV to DVCProHD by David Eells 12 years ago I've been asked output a one-hour doc that was shot and edited in HDV. It needs to got to DVCPro HD, with timecode to match the sequence. I'm trying to understand the workflow. The system is an Intel
6.3 driver not working for me by David Eells 13 years ago I've got an issue where I'm using a DeckLink HD Extreme to drive a widescreen CRT using DVC ProHD 720p24. We've been operating this way for a while with no problems, but now the Decklink output looks
Re: 6.3 driver not working for me by jeremiah black 13 years ago I just updated to 6.3 drivers after I upgraded to FCP 6, and now my entire FCP system crashes immediately upon opening. The only way to get FCP 6 to work for me is to remove the blackmagic codec from
Mac Pro doesn't recognize startup disk by David Eells 13 years ago I took a SATA drive out of my G5 and put it in the second bay of my MacPro. MacPro sees the drive, but won't let me use it as a start up disk. Is there some reason I can't boot into 10.4.8 on my MacPr
Stuttery video by David Eells 13 years ago I'm working on a big (2hr) documentary using FCP and and HD Extreme card. FCP crashed hard and had to be reloaded. We're in a large facility and Production Services reinstalled FCP. The playback throu
Workflow advice - Can BM do this? by David Eells 13 years ago I'm working on a project that's using a bunch of 720p24 origination footage, but incorporating a bunch of existing 525i material. The 720p24 footage was all captured using firewire, and is working as
EXTREMELY URGENT (at least for me) by David Eells 13 years ago I'll be brief. I'm in the middle of a long doc that was shot using DVCPro HD 720p 24, and captured via FireWire. We need to incorporate some DBeta footage, and Production Services hasn't been able to
Avid DV Express HD won't make edits by David Eells 13 years ago I'm working on a client's rig, running Avid Express Pro HD 5.2.4 on Windows XP Professional 5.1 on a Xeon 3 gh with 3gb of ram. Seems like a good rig, but: I can't make any edits using Splice-in or Ov
Texture map question by David Eells 13 years ago Haven't used Invigorator in a while and I'm running into an issue with texture mapping. I have an image of Florida, and I need to zoom in fairly close, at which point the outline of a county draws on.
Re: Texture map question by Serge Hamad 13 years ago Hi, First, your texture map must have the same aspect ratio then your object. Second, create your map at the maximal resolution. For example if your object aspect ratio is 2:1, create a map that is 40
Bug report/feature request by David Eells 13 years ago I'm new to Motion, have more experience in After Effects, but since I'm cutting in FCP, I'm trying to move a lot of the simpler stuff over to that side. I'm having a couple of issues that I wanted to
Camera mapped texture doesn't "stick" by David Eells 14 years ago I'm trying to project a texture onto the top of an oil tank object. I set up a camera directly above the object, exported a .psd, added text to it, but when I camera map this back to the object, it do
C4D camera into AE by David Eells 14 years ago Hi all I also posted this on the AE forum. I have an issue where importing a camera from C4D into AE using a .aec file gives the camera "zoom" keyframes of 720 on the first and final keyframes, and a
Focus rays in Shine by David Eells 15 years ago Is there a way to adjust the focus of the spread of the rays in Shine As if the location point had a z value I vaguely remember a technique using expressions, but I've searched in vain.
Re: Focus rays in Shine by David Eells 15 years ago Rays in Shine have a fixed spread - that is to say the virtual source point is a fixed distance in z-space from the object which radiates. I would like to manipulate the angle of the cone of these ray