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James Ronan

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February 21st 2018
24 Posts
Accessing second layer parameter from script
by Shanat Kol 3 months ago
Hello, so I am looking into using script to modify the second parameter of a layer information. (outlined in red in the screenshot). So far I have this code: selectedLayers i .property("Effects").prop
Re: Accessing second layer parameter from script
by James Ronan 3 months ago
Yeah as Dan says I don't think you can. but you could try saving a preset (.ffx) with it already set to Mask, and add that instead.
Identifying a Video or image ExtendScript
by Avinash Ramanath 3 months ago
Hello, Am trying to import a video file or image and move it to a folder called "Videos". But am unable to do so. Could you please have a look. var myPath = " Users avinashramanath Desktop Video
Re: Identifying a Video or image ExtendScript
by James Ronan 3 months ago
Here is a basic example of determining whether it's an image or video: It didn't omit odd file names for me. var targetFolder = File(" Users avinashramanath Desktop Video"); var compFolder = app.proje
React layer properties with the inPoint and/or outPoint of another layer
by Jonatan Nogueira 3 months ago
Hello everyone! I'm new here, and in expression scripting after effects stuffs. A little ago, I just learned how to fadein and fadeout expression for opacity, and then, i have used it a lot of times i
Re: React layer properties with the inPoint and/or outPoint of another layer
by James Ronan 3 months ago
Ah I understand. Your original expression is working for me when used on the opacity property of layer A. Are you getting an error
Using object position to drive counter expressions.
by Samuel Rustenburg 3 months ago
Hello I'm having a difficult time wrapping my head around this request. I haven't been able to find anything remotely close to what im trying to execute and im beginning to think maybe its not possibl
Re: Using object position to drive counter expressions.
by James Ronan 3 months ago
It should already allow you to add multiple keyframes, if thats what you mean.
refer to a layer's name in a precomp in conditional expression
by ido shor 3 months ago
been searching a lot before I posted this, but didn't get anything yet. lets say I have a comp named "Comp01" and inside it two layers: 1# - pre-comp named "Precomp 001" 2# - White solid I want "White
Re: refer to a layer's name in a precomp in conditional expression
by James Ronan 3 months ago
Maybe something like this, on the opacity layer of the White Solid. try{ comp("Precomp 001").layer("Black Solid"); 0 }catch(err){ 100 }
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