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James Ronan

Member Since:
February 21st 2018
27 Posts
Continuous linear movement that starts and stops on a checkbox
by James Ronan 1 month ago
Hey all I've got an object continuously move along one axis at a rate of 5px per frame. What I'd like to do is set up a check box that when checked, starts and stops the movement. Keeping the object i
Re: Continuous linear movement that starts and stops on a checkbox
by James Ronan 1 month ago
Ah thanks for the reply Alex! That makes more sense! So it's still not working working for me unfortunately. It works in a text layer... I can see it counting up. But when used on a position property,
Ho to read layer name from slider control?
by Hadi Kot 2 months ago
Hi i want to read expression layer name from a slider controller, it try this but it din't help txt =effect("Slider Control")("Slider").value); thisComp.layer("index=txt").effect("TOP")("Checkbox"); s
Re: Ho to read layer name from slider control?
by James Ronan 2 months ago
Hey Try something like this: layIndex = parseInt(effect("Slider Control")("Slider").value); thisComp.layer(layIndex).effect("TOP")("Checkbox");
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Accessing second layer parameter from script
by Shanat Kol 7 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 7 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 7 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 7 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 7 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 7 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 7 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 7 months ago
It should already allow you to add multiple keyframes, if thats what you mean.
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