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Dirk de Jong

Member Since:
February 1st 2017
70 Posts
Location:
Cambridge, MA
how to know if an effect is 3rd Party? scripting
by Rainier Raydán 3 weeks ago
Hi guys! I have no idea how to know if an effect is an Built In effect or a 3rd Party effect... Is there a method to know that kind of information I've already read the scripting guide but nothing...
Re: how to know if an effect is 3rd Party? scripting
by Dirk de Jong 3 weeks ago
If I were trying to do this I might ; 1 - make a list of all the match names for all the built-in effects 2 - have my script find all the effects in the comp project and their match names 3 - have my
Need custom titling/animated sidebar effect, similar to Pardon the Interruption
by Nick Janes 1 year ago
Hi all, I m looking for a titling plugin compatible with Final Cut X that would mimc ESPN s Pardon the Interruption. Screenshot here: https: sportstvratings.com wp-content uploads 2015 02 PTI-February
Re: UPDATE ; Need custom titling/animated sidebar effect, similar to Pardon the Interruption
by Dirk de Jong 3 weeks ago
FYI - I've heard from several people that the title effect that I created and posted in response to this thread crashes FCP now - and I have confirmed this. Some unknown change in more recent versions
Can 3d tracker be attached when
by Ross Alex 4 weeks ago
Hi I'm not to after and 3d tracking, and would love to get a general feedback on how to proceed with this clip, My questions are: 1. I'm trying to stick a text unto this helicopter's plane, but, there
Re: Can 3d tracker be attached when
by Dirk de Jong 4 weeks ago
Blaise Douros "Here's proof" nice.
moving multiple markers simultaneously ?
by Dirk de Jong 1 month ago
I have a bunch of markers on a layer, and I'd like to move them all the same amount of frames (like I can with keyframes) but I'm not seeing an obvious way to do it in the UI... do I need to do a scri
Re: moving multiple markers simultaneously ?
by Dirk de Jong 1 month ago
Dave LaRonde "I don't know of ANY good way to do it other than to duplicate the layer, turn off the eyeball icon to make it invisible & move it." Ha! that's what I did after posting the question... T
Is scripting in extendscript language-dependent?
by Andrei Popa 1 month ago
The title pretty mush says it. I have built some scripts but the problem is that they only work in english AE. I would like to change that, but i don't really know where is the mistake. Is the scripti
Re: Is scripting in extendscript language-dependent?
by Dirk de Jong 1 month ago
Andrei Popa " Is the scripting part language-depenmdent or only the expression part where i adress layers properties " As far as I know it's only the properties which are language localized in the UI
After Effects Keyframe Limit?
by Krish Chhottra 2 months ago
Is there any way to surpass the 10000 limit I am using sound keys if anyone wants to know. With only 10000, My clip can only be 6 seconds long, which is not ideal because I wanted to use it for 3 Mins
Re: After Effects Keyframe Limit?
by Dirk de Jong 2 months ago
I would suggest lowering the frequency of keyframes created by Sound Keys
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RGB SPlit
by Sergej Glacier 2 months ago
Hey, i want to make an RGB Split, and i know how, it's just that i need to make the rgb split on a 3d object, it is the same as 2d i know, but i need to have 3 copies of object: red, blu and green, so
Re: RGB SPlit
by Dirk de Jong 2 months ago
Sergej Glacier "but i need to have 3 copies of object: red, blu and green" There are 3rd party plugins that would avoid that for you, or at least without plugins (if your 3D object is really render i
I want glasses that could show me the world in lumetri scopes?
by Richard Garabedain 2 months ago
Think its possible...Do you think i could discern what was around me using only the lumetri scopes as visual aid
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Dirk de Jong liked this 2 months ago
Re: I want glasses that could show me the world in lumetri scopes?
by Dave LaRonde 2 months ago
Heck no. Okay, given a few weeks of wearing those babies, you might be able to discern objects. But just try reading a book. Dave LaRonde Promotion Producer KGAN (CBS) & KFXA (Fox) Cedar Rapids, IA
having a script find a substring in a layer name
by Dirk de Jong 2 months ago
I have a script that creates several layers in the comp when run - and now I'm trying to build a "remover" script that allows for convenient one click removal of those layers when desired. When the fi
Re: having a script find a substring in a layer name
by Dirk de Jong 2 months ago
Dan Ebberts "put the identifying info in the layer's comment field" That's a great idea - and at first I was thinking it might only apply to items (like solids or comps) individually represented in t
Create slave image
by Fernando Heise 2 months ago
Hello there. I follow a lot here but first time posting. Couldn't find an answer for what I've been looking for. So, here is my issue: I have a picture in my comp. I want to duplicate this image layer
Re: Create slave image
by Dirk de Jong 2 months ago
Fernando Heise "I have a picture in my comp. I want to duplicate this image layer, but every time I change the master picture I want the slave to do the same" Using the "Replace Footage" command on t
checking if a camera is 1 node or 2 node by expression ?
by Dirk de Jong 2 months ago
I'm trying to have an expression include an if else to be able to account for whether a camera in the comp is 1 node or 2 nodes. I don't think there is any way to access any kind of "Camera Type" prop
Re: checking if a camera is 1 node or 2 node by expression ?
by Dirk de Jong 2 months ago
Dan Ebberts "It looks like accessing the POI will generate an error with a one-node camera, so you should be able to use that with try catch " yes I was aware of the potential errors for sure (it doe
How to create solid with round corners?
by Arthur Smolnikov 2 months ago
I can't add round corners to solid. I'm trying to recreate the folowing image http: take.ms lGP8J Currently I add the white card as a png image from photoshop. This is how it looks like rendered http:
Re: How to create solid with round corners?
by Dirk de Jong 2 months ago
Arthur Smolnikov " How to create solid with round corners " there's a tool for that (and that tool can create shapes or masks)
QUESTION ANSWERED - not seeing DOF Camera Blur when using C4D 3D renderer in AE
by Dirk de Jong 2 months ago
I haven't used the C4D 3D renderer option in AE much so I may well be missing something that might be obvious to others, but although I am viewing Final Quality and the active camera is set up to be s
Transparent background/alpha channel problems with Motion 5 and FCP 7
by Josh Bass 3 months ago
Yes, you read correctly. I am in a very strange place where I upgraded to Motion 5 (cause Motion 4 doesn't work on Sierra) and still use FCP7. I am trying to do the seemingly simple task of creating t
Re: Transparent background/alpha channel problems with Motion 5 and FCP 7
by Dirk de Jong 3 months ago
Josh Bass "Seems to only work if I export as Prores 4444 (422, any other setting I've tried, not transparent at all, get a solid black background on the text Motion file)" Of the ProRes video codec c
Realtime keyframing?
by Luke Swain 10 years ago
Is it possible to play the animation, and add keyframes to the timeline without everything coming a halt I'm basically trying to sync video effects with audio hits, manually. Thanks for any all replie
Re: Realtime keyframing?
by Dirk de Jong 3 months ago
Kevin Camp "if you are using a keyboard without the numbers pad (like a laptop, etc) you may need to look that up...." I am using a laptop (with no dedicated num keypad), and using the key combinatio
Invalid Object error when script tries to locate specific effect parameter
by Dirk de Jong 3 months ago
I have a script that stops running with an Invalid Object error as it is attempting to to apply an expression to an effect parameter. I have several other instances of this sort of thing that seem to
Re: Invalid Object error when script tries to locate specific effect parameter
by Dirk de Jong 3 months ago
Dan Ebberts "Have you possibly added or deleted other effects after defining the variable that references the effect receiving the expression " Yes, that was it. I (the script) had added another effe
How to confine particles to a shape
by Lorenzo M. Vidali 3 months ago
I'm trying to create an emitter where the particles look like they are bouncing around inside a sphere. I can create the emitter and confine it's motion path but I don't know how to confine the partic
Re: How to confine particles to a shape
by Dirk de Jong 3 months ago
nice, I like the idea of adding the Sphere filter to the 3D cube - the sphere filter is not really 3D in the same sense that the cube is, but it mostly works to maintain the illusion...
photo stacking
by Terry Maloney 4 months ago
HI everyone, It's been a while since my last post. I hope you had a Merry Christmas !! I saw a great Motion 5 video that showed how to morph between two pictures. They started out by saying they shoul
Re: photo stacking
by Dirk de Jong 4 months ago
Terry Maloney "I saw a great Motion 5 video that showed how to " if you provide link to the video maybe
alternative program
by ilana simons 5 months ago
I've finally tired of paying for a subscription service every year. Can anyone recommend an alternative one-time purchase program that achieves some of the tasks of photoshop
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Terry Keith liked this 5 months ago
Re: alternative program
by Dirk de Jong 5 months ago
I can't say I've used either of these nearly as much as Photoshop (or enough to offer a real endorsement), but this is a Mac only app I recently read a review of and that I'm kind of interested in ; h
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FCPX Plugins and high Sierra
by Steve Connor 7 months ago
With the release of the latest OS just days away is there any news on compatibility with FCPX plugins Not that I'm thinking of upgrading immediately And if I did I'd certainly be backing up my boot dr
Re: FCPX Plugins and high Sierra
by Dirk de Jong 7 months ago
Steve Connor "is there any news on compatibility with FCPX plugins " Here's some "news" on that front... I've tested the kingluma plugins under FCP X using the High Sierra public beta and found no ob
bringing Keyframe data from AE to Motion (Motion XML format question)
by Dirk de Jong 8 months ago
I am attempting to set up a workflow for a project where it would be useful to be able to bring keyframe data from Adobe After Effects to Apple Motion (something I suspect may not be done very much if
Replace Media Files - Audio - for automating behaviors
by Terry Maloney 8 months ago
Hello, I went to my Media list (next to layers) and chose a picture. Then I went to my inspector Media (next to filters). I selected the name of the picture listed in the Linked Objects. I pushed the
Re: Replace Media Files - Audio - for automating behaviors
by Dirk de Jong 8 months ago
It sounds like the same issue I inquired about recently ; https: forums.creativecow.net thread 170 875818 The only workaround I found was to make some change to the Audio behavior to get it to update
Problem with Parameter Behavior named "Audio" not recognizing when audio has changed
by Dirk de Jong 10 months ago
I have a comp where I used many instances of the parameter behavior called Audio to analyze audio and use that data to drive other visual fx params - it's working pretty well but unfortunately I find
Re: Problem with Parameter Behavior named "Audio" not recognizing when audio has changed
by Robin S. Kurz 9 months ago
Sounds like a bug: https: www.apple.com feedback motion.html - RK ____________________________________________________ Deutsch Hier gibt es ein umfassendes FCP X Training f r dich!
Image Mask Woes
by Brett Sherman 10 months ago
So this drives me nuts in Motion. If I have two layers in a group. One is say a graphic, the second is an the source of an image mask applied to the graphic. Then if I change the position of the group
Re: Image Mask Woes
by Dirk de Jong 10 months ago
Simon Ubsdell "It depends whether or not you have Stencil enabled in the Mask Options." Thanks. In my previously posted example comp "Stencil" makes no difference because the movement is at the group
Dropped frames
by Dan Rayner 11 months ago
Hi All - I've been cutting a project on my MBP 2.7GHz 16GB RAM GeForce GT 650M 1024MB graphics. The timeline consists of a 2 angle multi cam clip, one of which is 4k, the other 1080p, all prores. It p
Re: Dropped frames
by Dirk de Jong 11 months ago
This may be kind of obvious so you might've already done these things but.... - set the View menu to "Better Performance" and to use Proxy media if there is proxy media - if there is not proxy media t
Getting even spacing of 7 circles around a center glob, all using copies of the same motion path, how to?
by Jiggy Gaton 11 months ago
HI all, I have this going on: And I want to get the 7 globes evenly spaced around the motion path. As you can see, I am using the offset for each copy of the motion path to nudge the starting point of
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Jiggy Gaton liked this 11 months ago
Re: Getting even spacing of 7 circles around a center glob, all using copies of the same motion path, how to?
by Dirk de Jong 11 months ago
Robin S. Kurz "You simply make a movie (or image sequence) of the images and tell the replicator to use a different frame of said movie (or sequence) for each point." That sounds like a good idea. In
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