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Frederic Antoinette

Member Since:
July 8th 2016
32 Posts
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Align Paragraph Text to middle of box?
by Dean Bergmann 10 years ago
Alright, this one is giving me headaches, and I can't find any documentation at all on this. When I create a Paragraph Text box in AE CS3, the text I enter automatically hugs the 'top' of the drawn pa
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Re: Align Paragraph Text to middle of box?
by Frederic Antoinette 6 days ago
Hi, I think I figured a way, by using a text box, not sure if it will work if not using a text box. Through test I realise that the sourceRectAtTime().top was always fix whatever font, font size or li
Posterize time on wiggle path. but not the path animation
by Frederic Antoinette 2 months ago
Hello, I'm trying to find a way to be able to posterize (stop motion style) on the wiggle path. but the path it self is animated. When I apply posterize time on the shape layer, well it does what it i
Re: Posterize time on wiggle path. but not the path animation
by Benjamin Arthur 2 months ago
If your animation is moving correctly without time posterization, The easiest way would be to precompose these elements, then lower the frame rate to something that approximates stop motion. If you co
Getting Values from csv like LOOKUP in excel
by Frederic Antoinette 12 months ago
So I have a table which would like that: My Basic ideas would be to import it in AE as CSV In my comp I will have - the CSV, - a Control layer with 3 sliders; Day, Session and Pres - and two text laye
Re: Getting Values from csv like LOOKUP in excel
by Filip Vandueren 11 months ago
I made a mock table like yours in excel, copied it all, and went to: https: www.csvjson.com csv2json that gave me a JSON-string like this: {"day":1,"session":1,"pres":1,"title":"AAA","name":"aaa"},{"d
From excel to csv, encoding format with special characters
by Frederic Antoinette 1 year ago
I have a huge list of names and titles in Excel, They are in french, so it contains some special characters. However once I save in csv, and import it in after effects it doesn't give me any errors bu
Constant speed taking account change of direction (velocity)
by Frederic Antoinette 1 year ago
I've always had that problem, even though I use rove across time, if a layer rotate, either by auto orient or manually at those rotation point it accelerates due to the change of direction, and is vis
Re: Constant speed taking account change of direction (velocity)
by Frederic Antoinette 1 year ago
Forgot to mentioned that used that code as an alternative for auto orient. In the rotation.
Switch Case in text layer returns the switch the value, Having to use switch(true)
by Frederic Antoinette 1 year ago
Created a pseudo effect for a template, with a popup. And depending on the what is on the popup the sentence should change. here is the code sel = thisComp.layer("Control").effect("Carry Forward")("Fi
Re: Switch Case in text layer returns the switch the value, Having to use switch(true)
by Frederic Antoinette 1 year ago
Good catch. It worked I would have done that if I was using a slider, but I though with a pseudo popup it wouldn't be needed. So I guess I will call it a little bug that the value of these pseudo popu
Is there a way to grab the text of a pseudo popup effect?
by Frederic Antoinette 1 year ago
Let's say I created a pseudo effect with the days of the week. ^Effect matchname="Week days" name="$$$ AE Preset WeekDays=Week Days" ^Popup name="$$$ AE Preset WeekDay=WeekDay" popup_string="$$$ AE Pr
toWorld valueAtTime
by Frederic Antoinette 1 year ago
I have always had problem with the toWorld toComp fromWorld fromComp. Right now I'm just trying to figure out the position of a parented layer at the inPoint of the layer I want to place there My expr
Re: toWorld valueAtTime
by Frederic Antoinette 1 year ago
Feeling a bit dumb here, realise that the toWorld has a time property so I got it working with this L = thisComp.layer("C_Nagoir-Back Tip"); L.toWorld(L.anchor_point,inPoint); But would still like to
How to Link Value of a Keyframe to a Slider Control without affecting values of other keyframes
by Shane Goudy 1 year ago
I'm designing a lowerthird for one of our brands. I have 3 keyframes in the X position of an object. I need to link the 3rd keyframe to a Slider Control so the final position of the object can be adju
Re: How to Link Value of a Keyframe to a Slider Control without affecting values of other keyframes
by Frederic Antoinette 1 year ago
I believe this would work x1 = key(1).value 0 ; x2 = key(2).value 0 ; x3 = effect("Slider Control")("Slider"); t1 = key(1).time; t2 = key(2).time; t3 = key(3).time; if (time <= t2) { x = linear(tim
Technique for animating a wake with a swimming dolphin
by Steve Davies 1 year ago
I am animating a dolphin coming in and out of the water. The dolphin moves from one point to the next, with a wiggle, but I also need to animate the wake of the fin and tail. How am I best doing this
Re: Technique for animating a wake with a swimming dolphin
by Frederic Antoinette 1 year ago
You are absolutely right but in my situation it wasnt a dolphin but a fishing line made with rubberhose and wiggle. So to find where the fishing line crossed the waterline I didnt find any other way t
Script to move keyframes to markers
by Frederic Antoinette 3 years ago
I've been trying to do that for a while, and I realise it can only be done through script rather than expression. the main use is for lip syncing, have used several method including time remap to mark
Re: Script to move keyframes to markers
by Frederic Antoinette 2 years ago
Hello, sorry its only now that I see you question. This a script not an expression. You should go to file- scripts- Open Scripts editor, and paste the code in there and run it. It is not a on the go c
Multiple beam effects on 3d layers issue
by Frederic Antoinette 3 years ago
This is just simple but is driving me crazy I'm using beam effect to connect a center object to multiple object orbiting around it. All this is good, since it seems I can't have multiple beam effects
Re: Multiple beam effects on 3d layers issue
by Richard Garabedain 3 years ago
i asuume you already tried the composite on original check box on the beam effect.another solution might be to have each beam on its own layer and change blending mode.
Texturing a Vector Shape
by Melisa Bala 3 years ago
Hello, I want to make an animation with multiple vector shapes with textures in 3D enviorenment. I want my vector shapes to have textures. I am doing this by putting a texture in the background and ch
Re: Texturing a Vector Shape
by Frederic Antoinette 3 years ago
Depending on your computer's performance, it probably will slow down AE a bit more if all layers are shown at the same time, but AE can handle much more layers than that. Don't know if it will make it
Translating the value many key frames at the same time
by Frederic Antoinette 3 years ago
Is there a way to quickly translate the values of many keyframes Imported an animation from AE and rotation, stays in +ve value (instead of going from 10 to -10 it went from 10 to 350), which kind of
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