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Kalleheikki Kannisto

Senior Graphic Designer, Illustrator, Animator, Cinematographer, VFX Artist, Web Designer, Photographer
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Text transition
by Anton Shushar 6 days ago
Hey, does anyone know how it can be done
Re: Text transition
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 3 days ago
This is more like something that would be done in Processing rather than in AE. And that would be a whole different story. Kalleheikki Kannisto Senior Graphic Designer
CS4 user; trying to reload
by John Nelson 4 days ago
Yes, I'm an old 'stuck-in-the-mud', fixed income kinda guy who is wanting to mess around with my old software and create stuff for my kiddos. I bought a Mac mini (late 2014) and found out on this (or
Re: CS4 user; trying to reload
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 3 days ago
From reading that it sounds like you answered your own question: you have the installer for a different version than you have the serial number for. Kalleheikki Kannisto Senior Graphic Designer
Import photos for multiple comps
by Sander van Pelt 7 days ago
Hello everybody, What is the easiest way to import 100 photos into a mosiac photo template with 100 compositions for each photo At this moment I import the photos and open the compositions one by one
Re: Import photos for multiple comps
by Tomas Bumbulevičius 6 days ago
Anyways, attached is a script which you could use. There are few things to consider before executing, but it works as expected. Few notes: 1. Import media files into a separate folder inside the proje
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In front then behind?
by Antoine Allard 3 days ago
Hi fellows, New guy on the forum and on after effect so don't be too harsh ! I have a project for school where I have to do a 30s animation and on one of my sequence I have a marble that makes loops a
Re: In front then behind?
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 3 days ago
The usual simple method is to split the layer and move it down in the layer stack. Kalleheikki Kannisto Senior Graphic Designer
Resize a sequence without changing the distance between the objects
by michele cazzaniga 6 days ago
Hi, I created a sequence 1920x1080 with a lot of jpg elements (more than 100). Everyone of them has a simple movement with position keyframes. Now I need to enlarge the sequence to 4000x2250 (I need a
Re: Resize a sequence without changing the distance between the objects
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 4 days ago
If you have access to After Effects, you can use dynamic link to bring the original into AE, that way you have the same starting point rather than having to recreate the montage. If you have no experi
Expression or technique to space text from line above
by Matt James 5 days ago
Hi all I have a comp with 3 text layers, spaced nicely vertically. I am trying to figure out a way that if line 1 was to increase in size, it would push down line 2, maintaining the space (or padding)
Re: Expression or technique to space text from line above
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 4 days ago
The short adnswer is "yes". Similar situations have come up numerous times. Check the expressions forum for cases where someone wants to push other layers down when scaling one layer. Kalleheikki Kann
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changing / morphing shapes
by Andrew Riss 5 days ago
this might be simple but i'm drawing a blank I have a piece of AI vector art with a bunch of wave forms step 1- original state step 2 - it then needs to change shape into a perfect circle step 3 - it
Re: changing / morphing shapes
by Steve Bentley 4 days ago
You can paste the copied vector paths into an empty mask (or any mask) at specific keyframes and the shape you paste on that key frame will be the shape the mask morphs to. You can do this all the way
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A question about morphing with TC Particular
by Youssef Abbas 5 days ago
Hello everyone, I'm fairly new to AE in general, and I've just bought Trapcode Particular. What I'm trying to do should be very simple yet I'm struggling to get it right (newbie and all lol ). What I
Re: A question about morphing with TC Particular
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 4 days ago
Since you can't control the path of the particles individually, you can get something that will appear similar to the described result, but not exactly. Would be slightly easier with Trapcode Form, bu
Number of Vertices Info on a Selection?
by Eric Fitzgerald 1 week 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 Kalleheikki Kannisto 5 days ago
Window Document Info... then select "Objects" from the palette menu. Kalleheikki Kannisto Senior Graphic Designer
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effects/stylise/roundcorners is missing
by Steve Bentley 2 weeks ago
Back when, (but still in CC) we used to select a point and choose Effects Stylize RoundCorners. Now when I follow this rabbit hole I only get a Glowing Edges option (AI 2018 and 2019). I thought it mi
Re: effects/stylise/roundcorners is missing
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 5 days ago
Oh, yes, that's highly annoying. Kalleheikki Kannisto Senior Graphic Designer
Make "open" action locked to file
by Nikita Poddubny 6 days ago
Hello. I'm looking for a way to lock second "open" action to certain file. The first open action substitutes by image processor and second one is getting substituted too. I ticked dialog button but e
Re: Make "open" action locked to file
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 5 days ago
I don't think you can combine those two in one batch. How about a different strategy: keep the other file constantly open through the batch In other words, open it before running the batch and use it
comparing values of 2 angles == strange results ?
by Marticus Kilverticus 2 weeks ago
Hi all, Just found something strange I thought I'd ask if I was missing something. I'm comparing 2 angle values, which when the same should trigger the next value. qq = (thisComp.layer("layer1").effec
Re: comparing values of 2 angles == strange results ?
by Dan Ebberts 1 week ago
Try it this way: qq = thisComp.layer("layer1").effect("Angle Control")("Angle").value; ww = effect("Angle Control")("Angle").value; if (ww == qq) 1; else 0 Dan
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Vertical alignment of multiline text boxes
by Alessandro Ugazio 3 weeks ago
Hi everybody, first post here I'm in the need to vertically distribute (to fill a "fixed" height) some text layers that can be of one or two lines (all left aligned, no animations). I already applied
Re: Vertical alignment of multiline text boxes
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 5 days ago
This should do it. What I did is added a slider that sets a fixed line height (of 80, to match the text line spacing). Then added a couple of rounding operations which forced the calculations of the l
File: Vertical alignment, fixed line height
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 5 days ago
aep file Forcing the line height to a fixed size regardless of ascenders and descenders. https: f1.creativecow.net 13208 vertical-alignment-fixed-line-height
limit a string-length by the length of another string
by Matthias Schwarz 1 week ago
Hello, I have two text-layers, the second should follow the first one. I have written the following expression within the second layer s sourcetext to limit it s length: w= Math.floor(thisComp.layer("
Re: limit a string-length by the length of another string
by Oleg Pirogov 1 week ago
If you are ok with throwing away the symbols out of safe are, why not just use a Paragraph Text of safe area size It will do exactly what you want, as it appears to me.
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Scale from 0 - 100 Expression
by Joel Schären 7 days ago
Hey Everyone, I am working on a preset for Animation stuff. Anyway does somebody know how to Scale Up (0-100) an Object randomly based on it's index Details: I have a Comp that has around 7 Shape Laye
Re: Scale from 0 - 100 Expression
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 5 days ago
Unless you mean scale up from 0 to 100 at a random time. Kalleheikki Kannisto Senior Graphic Designer
Duplicating a source text horizontally a (number) of times
by ramondo robinson 6 days ago
Looking to do a expression that will duplicate a source text horizontally a set amount of times. I need to always have the text maintain the same amount of tracking and for the text letters to be even
Re: Duplicating a source text horizontally a (number) of times
by Tomas Bumbulevičius 6 days ago
Its either you are using legacy expression engine, or old CC version. Anyways, try longer expression as below. 1. Apply expression to text's source. 2. Add any text you want into text layer. 3. Change
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Smoothing camera movements following a null
by Nicolas Guionnet 7 days ago
Hi, I have a bunch of 2D objets on a layer. I want to follow them with a camera. So I create a NULL that will be at the center of the group of objects. The point of interest of my camera is set to the
Re: Smoothing camera movements following a null
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 5 days ago
My assumption is that you would have to write a piece of code that calculated the nulls position for a given range of frames, in the same fashion as you are doing for one frame, i.e calculating the ou
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sourceRectTime boxes to align horizontally
by ramondo robinson 5 days ago
So I am trying to figure out how to get a bunch boxes to line up flush horizontally. They all are already using an expression to be sized to some text inside of them. I just need them to line up no ri
Re: sourceRectTime boxes to align horizontally
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 5 days ago
If they are all the same width, that would be pretty much it. The second box would be (in pseudocode) padding = something; R = myfirsttextlayer.sourceRectAtTime(); xPos = R.left + R.width + padding; x
Synthesia Particle Effects
by Varun Panyam 6 days ago
How do you get wonderful synthesia particle effects in After effects
Re: Synthesia Particle Effects
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 5 days ago
Some ideas here: https: forums.creativecow.net docs forums post.php forumid=2&postid=1132533&univpostid=1132533&pview=t Kalleheikki Kannisto Senior Graphic Designer
After effect, effect
by Allison Ben-David 5 days ago
Hey, i wondered which glowing effect did the designer used to create the sword effect (in the description he said he used after effect): https: imgur.com Xs8eY4A i tried to contact him but the last ti
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Re: After effect, effect
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 5 days ago
Definitely a combination of several effects. Which is usually the case. Animated fractal noise, turbulent displace, glass or displacement mapping, masking, glow, and particle effects at least. If you
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Animate dots individually at a certain time?
by Kyle Jenkins 6 days ago
I am totally stuck with this. Not sure if I need to figure out an expression or what... Basically I'm trying to figure out a way for the dots to "Come alive" and begin following the person on camera.
Re: Animate dots individually at a certain time?
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 5 days ago
The example is not shown, but from the description it sounds like a job for Trapcode Form. There you can use animated layer maps to control the amount of effect applied to specific areas of the partic
Jitter on certain layers
by Nick Vaka 7 days ago
Hello Creative COW, It has been a LONG time since I've posted but I'm frankly out of ideas and I've had great luck seeking advice here in the past. In sum, I have a team working on a big project that
Re: Jitter on certain layers
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 6 days ago
The default setting of 180 degrees motion blur is a compromise between smoothness and sharpness. If you make it 360 degrees you will get maximum smoothness, but the images will look somewhat "smeared"
Regarding Scale Expressions in After Effects
by Avinash Sure 2 weeks ago
Hi I am very new to this forum and after effects as well, Could anyone please explain how could i write an expression that could do https: www.youtube.com watch v=56K06IL6-NE. how can i automatically
Re: Regarding Scale Expressions in After Effects
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 1 week ago
You would create the template yourself. Here's where to start: https: helpx.adobe.com after-effects using data-driven-animations.html Kalleheikki Kannisto Senior Graphic Designer
Linking slider amount to index
by Matt Newt 1 week ago
I may have an impossible question. I have a very simple expression to control the visibility of layer duplicates using a slider. The null layer with the slider is layer #1, hence the "index-1" in the
Re: Linking slider amount to index
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 1 week ago
From what I can tell, your code should work for that just fine, making the top X layers transparent (as long as the expression is applied to the transparency in every one of them), skipping -- or incl
Editting Webex videos
by Craig Berman 2 weeks ago
This has me stumped. I received a video that was done with webex and I brought it into Premiere to edit and it seemed to work fine, but when I export it, the video has sound but no picture. Could it b
Re: Editting Webex videos
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 2 weeks ago
Did you try converting it to an image sequence If nothing else works, you may have to resort to some nasty workaround like playing the video while screen recording it. Kalleheikki Kannisto Senior Grap
Opacity control by source text
by Marcelo Cabral 2 weeks ago
HI. I'm going to start the process to create an animate typeface. I know there is some spripts to install by which I can control easy and fast the write in. I don't want to use and script to do that.
Re: Opacity control by source text
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 2 weeks ago
My first question is: Do you have a plan for how to handle the second instance of the same letter in a line of text I suspect you will be introducing more problems than it is worth, since you will hav
Corner pin expression tab in CC2018 ???
by Cerutti Nicolas 2 weeks ago
Hi there, I hope this wasn't posted before but couldn't find any answer yet. In AE CC 2017 it's possible to alt+click on the individual keyframes of the corner pin effects (to link it to values of ano
Re: Corner pin expression tab in CC2018 ???
by Walter Soyka 2 weeks ago
You Alt+click the property's vary-over-time stopwatch, not a keyframe, to enable an expression for that property. There is a new feature in After Effects CC 2018, though, that makes this faster: you d
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How to fix exposure glow?
by Tobin Bell 2 weeks ago
Hi there, I've tried to look after this exposure failure on the web but couldn't even find how people call this. I made some photos in a community centre. On most photos there are some glowing outside
Re: How to fix exposure glow?
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 2 weeks ago
Color: Put the original, uncorrected image on top of the layer stack and change the blending mode in the layers panel to "Color" Glow avoidance: Yes, it has to do with the quality of lens, lens anti-r
Element 3D V2 models blown out by a light - can you point me in the right direction how to fix this?
by Tara Devlin 1 month ago
Hi, I don't know what I did, but now I'm pulling my hair out trying to get my model to look "normal" again. There is some kind of light making the models extremely blown out. I know this is probably a
Re: Element 3D V2 models blown out by a light - can you point me in the right direction how to fix this?
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 2 weeks ago
If you haven't added any bright lights in the scene, the likely culprit is the Element 3D reflection lighting (i.e. "physical") environment, the influence of which can be turned down in the Element Ef
Automatic tonal adjustments
by Zajcek Skokovski 4 weeks ago
Hello I am working for a broadcast TV where i am tasked to create images that act as backgrounds. These are then displayed on a LCD screens in a studio environment. So there are studio lights, clothin
Re: Automatic tonal adjustments
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 2 weeks ago
I believe you can save the result as a lookup table for easier access. I would expect that you need to push the values up rather than pull them down to make the LCD screen look acceptable in a brightl
Trapcode Form - visibility-obscuration ?? | mask out particles in Z-depth
by Bas v Breugel 3 weeks ago
Hi guys, Is it in anyway possible to mask a part of the particles in z-depth I am trying to achieve a result where the particles in z-depth dissapear behind the wall. Something like this is possible i
Re: Trapcode Form - visibility-obscuration ?? | mask out particles in Z-depth
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 2 weeks ago
But, in all likelihood it would be much easier to do this with Particular with long enough life span. Kalleheikki Kannisto Senior Graphic Designer
Element 3D: Particle Effects and real time material change
by Gabe Blank 3 weeks ago
Hey everyone! Wondering if I can use the Creative Cow hive mind to generate ideas on how to mimic (or do something in the same vein) as Microsoft does in the below video: https: www.youtube.com watch
Re: Element 3D: Particle Effects and real time material change
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 2 weeks ago
They don't directly interact, but Element 3D world position pass is very useful in making it appear so. You can use it as a occlusion map for Particular, which will hide any particles that go inside o
Technique for Animated Number Countdown with Commas
by Randy Rubin 7 years ago
Hi All, Ran into this issue and combined like two techniques to get a really easy solution - thought I'd share it. To get a number to countdown (from say 256,000 to 152,000 with commas, no decimal) fo
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Re: Technique for Animated Number Countdown with Commas
by Magdalena Kašparová 2 weeks ago
In CC2019 first go to: File Project Settings Expressions ; set it to Legacy ExtendScript
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Inside computer looking out
by Steve Brame 2 weeks ago
Trying to work out the effect of the camera being inside a computer monitor looking out at the face of the person typing lines of computer code. I can easily animate the lines of code being typed, fli
Re: Inside computer looking out
by Dave LaRonde 2 weeks ago
Fake it. Show more than you're probably thinking. Show the inside of the monitor cabinet. Put a little glare on the glass. Shoot the subject doing the typing on a really short lens for the image disto
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Applying filter to a multiple layers, and export them to multiple files with the filter applyed in CS6
by Filipe Garcia 1 month ago
Hi, I think the title is kind of explicit to what I want, or need I want to apply the same filter to multiple layers. I already group those layers, and convert it to a smart object, as I seen on multi
Re: Photoshop don't keep up with other Adobe software...Photoshop way of working is complex, and is stuck in the past
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 2 weeks ago
No, not directly. You will have to use adjustment layers for those things. But if you stick them in a folder, it is easy enough to manipulate them as a group. There's always the option of recording an
Expression that checks if Effect on another layer is present
by Daniel Hashimoto 2 weeks ago
I'm trying to create an effect that sets the position of a lens flare to the location of someone's pupil if you've run the Detailed Face Tracker on a layer below - however, I'd like the expression to
Re: Expression that checks if Effect on another layer is present
by Oleg Pirogov 2 weeks ago
Since a reference to non-existent property raises an exception, you can use try-catch: var someVar; try{ someVar =thisComp.layer("SOURCE").effect("Face Track Points")("Right Pupil"); } catch(err){ som
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File: Stardust Object container
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 2 weeks ago
zip file Particles contained within an OBJ. https: f1.creativecow.net 13191 stardust-object-container
Adding decay that clamps at a certain value without altering subsequent animations
by Danny Perry 2 weeks ago
Hello Creative Cow! I have been a long time lurker and am usually able to find solutions to my problems by browsing previous posts, but I have hit a roadblock. I have been following Dan Ebberts' guide
Re: Adding decay that clamps at a certain value without altering subsequent animations
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 2 weeks ago
This is sort of from the top of my head, so might not be exactly right. changepointframe == 0; for (i = timeToFrames(time); i <= timeToFrames(inPoint); i--){ if (effect("Beat Count")("Slider").valu
AE keeps crashing with e3d, various messages
by Jacek Adamczyk 2 weeks ago
Hi! I just ordered the e3d yesterday, I worked perfectly for a few hours and made a quite simple object with it albeit it took a lot of work . Left the Mac overnight and suddenly the AE keeps crashing
Re: AE keeps crashing with e3d, various messages
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 2 weeks ago
Well, you got a bunch of issues there... The first two error messages indicate a corrupt video file. AE access error doesn't sound good, it may mean the user account you're running AE from does not ha
Upgrading to CC 2019 mid-project
by Matt Tarpley 3 weeks ago
I am in the middle of a feature length documentary and need to upgrade to Premiere Pro CC 2019. Are there any precautions that I should take when upgrading in CC Will I be prompted to rename my projec
Re: Upgrading to CC 2019 mid-project
by Walter Soyka 2 weeks ago
Matt Tarpley "I don't need to upgrade to CC19 on my home machine, but I work for a university and was asked to upgrade my work computer's software to 2019, so I have. Most of my work projects are sho
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save for web in the selected marquee area only
by ben wolfinsohn 1 month ago
Is there a way to save for web or export for jpg only what is currently highlighted with the marquee tool normally I have to first crop the entire image first. or copy visible area that is highlighted
Re: save for web in the selected marquee area only
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 2 weeks ago
Sorry, haven't been here for a while... If the shape in question is on it's own layer, you can use the "new layer-based slice" function. Kalleheikki Kannisto Senior Graphic Designer
Best size when resizing image
by Nailuj Cequeña 3 weeks ago
I have a digital illustration created in PS. Its size is 3000x1688 at 500 DPI. I want to print it as a giclee poster but the current size is too small for me (around 6 x 3.3 inches). My question is if
Re: Best size when resizing image
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 2 weeks ago
High quality printing starts at 300 dpi, so you can resize your file (without resampling) to 300 dpi, which will give you 10 inches for the width. Now, since you're in Photoshop, you have at least one
File: reduce glow
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 2 weeks ago
psd file Blurred and inverted version of original used to reduce glow. https: f1.creativecow.net 13181 reduce-glow
Convert unicode numerals devnagri to english
by Mohammed Shahid Rahman 1 month ago
Hello I am using Indesign CS6 ME. I have using Adobe Devanagri Font. I am stuck with an issue that all my text contains numerals in devanagri style. I want to display it as English numerals. Its a 400
Re: Convert unicode numerals devnagri to english
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 2 weeks ago
Create a character format that uses a western font. Find and replace with a GREP expression to select any numeral and replace with your newly created character format. Kalleheikki Kannisto Senior Grap
Importing Text with Oversized beginning letters
by John Perez 1 month ago
For some reason the first letters or numbers on the left side of my text box are hugely oversized! Why could this be happening I uploaded a screen cap of the problem but I don't know if you can see it
Re: Importing Text with Oversized beginning letters
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 2 weeks ago
That is an initial capital (or "drop cap"). You can turn it off in the paragraph designer for that style. Just set the number of lines to 1. A less likely scenario, it is a character format that has b
Need to batch change link extensions.
by Aaron smith 1 month ago
I have an in design file with many linked .psd images. We resaved those images as flattened .tiffs (using the same names). Is there a way to automatically relink all our .psd files with their new .tif
Re: Need to batch change link extensions.
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 2 weeks ago
Cool, didn't know that. Kalleheikki Kannisto Senior Graphic Designer
Gradient banding
by Keith Marshall 3 weeks ago
In our shop we frequently encounter banding issues and wonder if there are other solutions we can use to eliminate them besides adding noise. Suggestions
Re: Gradient banding
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 2 weeks ago
On the (halftone) printing side of things there are some additional considerations: 1) The three places where banding most likely occurs in gradients are (in halftone printing): i) where a given plate
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Clipping mask real size object
by Carlos Abellanosa 1 month ago
Hi all, this sucks... having a JPG image clipped in an object makes object size bigger, taking the JPG image boundaries rather than the object itself. That means any alignment or resize will take into
Re: Clipping mask real size object
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 2 weeks ago
That looks to be a PDF file originally, and if so it is a clipping mask for the image. You can likely get rid of that container box by selecting it with the direct selection tool and deleting. That fa
How to cut text from a rectangle with rounded corners?
by Dave Zane 1 month ago
I need to cut text from a rectangle with rounded corners, allowing the background to show through where the text was. I converted the text using Type Create Outlines, then removed it from the rectangl
Re: How to cut text from a rectangle with rounded corners?
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 2 weeks ago
You want to expand appearance to get apply the effect that rounds the rectangle before doing the compound. Kalleheikki Kannisto Senior Graphic Designer
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