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Lead Graphic Designer at On the Vurge
Member Since:
April 25th 2012
20 Posts
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can I "set first vertex" without closing/altering the path?
by christian ryan 11 years ago
I'm using masks as a basis for stroke-line animations, and I'm copy pasting from PS CS3. I paste one path onto the first keyframe and another path onto the second keyframe and the animation morphs bet
Re: can I "set first vertex" without closing/altering the path?
by Kyle Hamrick 11 years ago
I did a quick test, and am experiencing the same thing.... Possible workaround: - Close your path manually, set desired first vertex, animate stroke only as far as your original path would have taken
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Davis Lindsay liked this 4 years ago
Scripting date Modified or creation
by Davis Lindsay 6 years ago
Hello, I'm swinging in the dark a bit for this one... Is it possible to use a .lastModified method with extended script Or would it be easier to generate a txt file then link to that my current code i
Re: Scripting date Modified or creation
by Dan Ebberts 6 years ago
A few things-- you could verify your path is correct by adding if (f.exists) alert("File exists."); after your definition of f. Also, I think the attribute you want is "modified". You also might need
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Davis Lindsay liked this 6 years ago
Using after effects Typewriter Preset animation to be triggered by audio of typewriter
by Glenn Wright 7 years ago
I am new to expressions but I want to use After Effects typewriter text animation preset but have the Range Selector linearly move to the audio (typewriter sound effect) keyframes. I own Sound Keys bu
Re: Using after effects Typewriter Preset animation to be triggered by audio of typewriter
by Davis Lindsay 7 years ago
Hey Glenn, This solution works with peak of range and instant falloff. You'll have to convert each expression to key frames after each step. This is found under animation key frame assistant convert e
Train Trigonometry
by Davis Lindsay 7 years ago
Hello Fellows, I'm trying to build a a Stirling engine with expressions This is what I have so far... http: www.youtube.com watch v=ZpIzXyB3LAc&feature=youtu.be How could I change the code so the pist
Re: Train Trigonometry
by Dan Ebberts 7 years ago
Assuming that the rotating piece on the right is the parent of the other rod, which is the parent of the piston, I'd use something like this for the rod's rotation: a = parent.transform.rotation; r1 =
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Davis Lindsay liked this 7 years ago
Countdown(up) to newyear
by Bas v Breugel 7 years ago
I am searching the internet for an expression for a text layer to go from 23:50:00 to 23:59:59 (1 second before midnight) Al the expression i could find are counting down from 10 min to 0 seconds. Any
Re: Countdown(up) to newyear
by Davis Lindsay 7 years ago
Hello, Here's a solution that will get you from 23:50:00 to 24:09:59 using a text layers source text. You can also use the Text Timecode Effect if you can handle the default font. Set your Time Source
Adding a frame rate to random() function
by Davis Lindsay 7 years ago
I'm using the random(12) function to power my animation. It's working great, but I want to make it go slower. Without using wiggler how would I update values every 5 frames I thought I could do someth
Re: Adding a frame rate to random() function
by Davis Lindsay 7 years ago
Thanks Darby, This simple code works better than I imagined. Prepare for today and you'll survive, prepare for tomorrow and you will thrive.
Character Animator to animate typeface
by Davis Lindsay 7 years ago
I was curious if it's possible to use the per character animator to affect the typeface. ie.) switch from Times to Helvetica to Century Gothic
Re: Character Animator to animate typeface
by John Cuevas 7 years ago
Can't be done--not in one layer. You need to use multiple layers to accomplish that. Johnny Cuevas, Editor Thinkck.com "I have not failed 700 times. I have succeeded in proving that those 700 ways wil
Replace Footage Script
by Davis Lindsay 7 years ago
Hello, I'm trying to create a script that will duplicate my _template comp and replace footage in the comp with another item in my movs folder. Then repeat this process until all movs have their own c
Re: Replace Footage Script
by Davis Lindsay 7 years ago
Hey Dan, Thanks for the help today. I hacked away at it and I came up with this jumble of code :P Is there a way to compress my two for loops Also, what method would be used to modify my format option
Replace Footage Script
by Davis Lindsay 7 years ago
Hello, I'm trying to create a script that will duplicate my _template comp, replace footage in the comp with another item in my movs folder. Then repeat this process until all movs have their own comp
Re: Replace Footage Script
by Davis Lindsay 7 years ago
Thanks John, I'll post in expressions. Prepare for today and you'll survive, prepare for tomorrow and you will thrive.
How to make text scroll in other direction?
by Sohrab Sandhu 7 years ago
AE has a built in scrolling preset, but by default it only moves the text from left to right.I tried looking in to the effects control but it only gives the option of speed change. How can i make it g
Re: How to make text scroll in other direction?
by Davis Lindsay 7 years ago
Hello Sohrab, If you're using the "autoscroll - horizontal" preset under Behaviors. I would try switching the Speed to -100 pixels. regards, Davis
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