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Eric Fitzgerald

Member Since:
December 13th 2001
82 Posts
Farsi Characters Transposed When Pasted Into InDesign
by Eric Fitzgerald 3 days ago
Hello Cowpeople, I have a weird one. I am copying Farsi text from a Word document into an InDesign document and the text is getting transposed. I know Farsi reads right to left but when I paste it int
Number of Vertices Info on a Selection?
by Eric Fitzgerald 2 months ago
Hello All, I've got a project the requires me knowing the exact number of vertices on a given outline. Right now I am using Object Path Simplify and getting the number from the Preview and then cancel
Re: Number of Vertices Info on a Selection?
by Eric Fitzgerald 2 months ago
There it is! Thanks Kelleheikki!
Application Frame?
by Eric Fitzgerald 10 months ago
Hello All, Here is what should be an easy question: Where is the Application Frame pref in Illustrator 22.1 In Photoshop and InDesign it is in the Window menu, but I can locate it in Illustrator. TIA
Re: Application Frame?
by Eric Fitzgerald 10 months ago
Ah Ha! So it is - in a different spot than Photoshop & In Design. Thank you for getting me unstuck Kalleheikki.
Why Do Some TParticles Pass Through a Deflector?
by Eric Fitzgerald 1 year ago
Hello Thinking Particle Gurus, I'm having an problems of a very few Thinking Particles out of a whole bunch passing through the geometry of a deflector. Has anyone ever had this problem TIA, Eric Fitz
Re: Why Do Some TParticles Pass Through a Deflector?
by Eric Fitzgerald 1 year ago
Aha! Thanks Steve. I understand the problem now. I give the increase frame rate a try first. Thanks, guys, for taking the time to respond. Eric
Thinking Particles Mindless of PDeflector
by Eric Fitzgerald 1 year ago
Hello All, I've been doing a few tutorials to get Xpresso and Thinking Particles down. I'm doing this one and I've done everything in it but I get to a point where what the tutor does isn't working at
Re: Thinking Particles Mindless of PDeflector
by Steve Bentley 1 year ago
There is an "On" port in the Pstorm emitter (left side) - just hook a constant node to that set to boolean and animate this node going from 0 to 1 on the frame you want the particles to start. You mig
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Eric Fitzgerald liked this 1 year ago
Advanced Render?
by Eric Fitzgerald 1 year ago
Apologies in advance if this is a really stupid question, I'm just getting back into C4D after a while. I have Cinema 4D Studio R15. I am trying to use Vector Motion Blur in Advanced Render. I've RTFM
Re: Advanced Render?
by Eric Fitzgerald 1 year ago
Looks like I missed the upgrade path from R15. Story of my life. Have to pay full freight. Thanks for the report Steve. I appreciate the help.
Attaching a Connector to an Endpoint in Spline Dynamics
by Eric Fitzgerald 6 years ago
Hello All, I've attached a ball and socket connector to the end of a spline being affected by spline dynamics but the connector stays in the initial position. Any way to get that connector to move bas
Re: Attaching a Connector to an Endpoint in Spline Dynamics
by Adam Trachtenberg 6 years ago
There is no connection between spline dynamics, which is part of the Hair system, and the regular dynamics system ... unfortunately. If you want to use the two together it requires some fakery.
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Eric Fitzgerald liked this 6 years ago
Basic Dynamics Question
by Eric Fitzgerald 6 years ago
Hello All, I just broke down and bought the new version of C4DXL Broadcast because I need dynamics. I am just getting started and when I go to apply the tags I only have "Rigid Body, Collider Body and
Re: Basic Dynamics Question
by Adam Trachtenberg 6 years ago
I hate to tell you, but you need the Studio version to get the full dynamics package. With Broadcast you only get rigid body dynamics that works through MoGraph. http: www.maxon.net products general-i
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Eric Fitzgerald liked this 6 years ago
Writing SGI format files in CS6
by Eric Fitzgerald 6 years ago
So I just updated from CS4 to CS6 and it looks like my 3rd party SGI file format plugin doesn't work. I've been saving to the TIFF format and going back to CS4 to write the SGI files, but that is rath
Re: Writing SGI format files in CS6
by Eric Fitzgerald 6 years ago
Jonathan, I discovered that this plug only works with 8 bit color depth. My CS 4 SGI plug did 16 bit. I guess I'll have to save as a TIFF and open the doc in CS 4 to save as a 16 bit SGI. I hate it wh
EPS Rastarization Defaults
by Eric Fitzgerald 10 years ago
Hello all; Everytime I upgrade I always lose something... I just upgraded to CS4 and now the defaults in the eps rastarization dialogue box are CMYK color and 72 dpi. It is really helpful for me if th
Re: EPS Rastarization Defaults
by Eric Fitzgerald 10 years ago
Ach! Nobody This one is driving me crazy. Every time I open an Illustrator eps in Photoshop I have to change CYMK to Grayscale and 72 DPI to 1200 dpi, In CS2 I used to have those by default in their f
End Credit Crawl in AE
by Mike Rother 10 years ago
has anyone tried setting all the text for a long credit crawl in AE I usually make an enormously tall doc in Illustrator and import that in to AE to animate, but I'm wondering if AE could handle a rea
Re: End Credit Crawl in AE
by Eric Fitzgerald 10 years ago
Hey Dave! How you doing Good to stumble across you in here. My problem with AI is that it is a lousy typsetter for massive volumes of type typically found in roll-ups. It is a great vector editor but
Changing PDF Icons from Preview
by Eric Fitzgerald 10 years ago
Hello all; I just upgraded to CS4 and Acrobat 9 and all my PDF icons are now previews of the document. I would prefer them to be generic PDF icons in the finder. I forget where to set that pref. Help!
Illustrator Grads to Transparent
by Eric Fitzgerald 10 years ago
Hello All; Am I missing the obvious or can one not select "transparent" as one side of a grad in Illustrator like one can in Photoshop TIA Eric
Re: Illustrator Grads to Transparent
by Eric Fitzgerald 10 years ago
Excellent. Thank you so much Mike! Eric
Image Buffer Error in Leopard
by Eric Fitzgerald 11 years ago
Hello all; I just upgraded to a Mac Pro and Leopard and now my film sized comps are giving me an "Unable to create image buffer" error dialogue. The machine has 8 gb of RAM - more than my old G5s that
Re: Image Buffer Error in Leopard
by Eric Fitzgerald 11 years ago
Thanks for the response, Kevin. The machine is a 8 core 3ghz Mac Pro. Wow, less available RAM per core ! That sucks. I am also having problems with the Mac detecting my Dell display, everytime I resta
Trial Version Restrictions
by Eric Fitzgerald 11 years ago
Does anybody know what the trial version restrictions are on the Demos for Creative Suite I know is has a 30 period but can you save an un watermarked file TIA Eric Fitzgerald
Re: Trial Version Restrictions
by Eric Fitzgerald 11 years ago
It appears to be fully functional. 30 days is the only restriction I guess. Eric
Can't Ungroup The Objects
by Eric Fitzgerald 12 years ago
Hello All; I came across a baffling one this morning. I was given an eps of a logo designed elsewhere. The type in the logo is outlined. When I select the type it acts as if it is grouped, although "U
Re: Can't Ungroup The Objects
by Eric Fitzgerald 12 years ago
mind sufficently blown Thank you, Mike... Eric
Placing Art in inDesign
by Eric Fitzgerald 12 years ago
Hello all; One thing I've noticed in inDesign is that when you place art it seems to be there forever. Meaning if I update the file and replace it, the old file is still listed as a link and actually
Re: Placing Art in inDesign
by Eric Fitzgerald 12 years ago
Nevermind - I figured it out.
AE 7.0 Log/Linear Color
by Eric Fitzgerald 13 years ago
Hello All; I've just discovered that my new AE 7.0 always assumes a project is in linear color - even when it is in log color. Neither setting in the Project window corrects this impression. What am I
Re: AE 7.0 Log/Linear Color
by Eric Fitzgerald 13 years ago
Here is the skinny on AE V7.0 color handling: http: www.fxguide.com article336.html Specifically dealing with 10bit cineon log: http: www.fxguide.com fxtips-320.html Thanks to Floh from IMUG. Eric Fit
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