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Marcus Round

After Effects Animator at Cutting Edge
Member Since:
June 7th 2014
11 Posts
Location:
London, United Kingdom
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Complex child-parent setup in After Effects
by Finn Wilson 3 years ago
I'm trying to rig a human pulled rickshaw, and running into child parent problems. 1 - My characters arm is an IK setup with the hand as the goal. 2 - My rickshaw has various layers but the key ones a
Re: Complex child-parent setup in After Effects
by Marcus Round 3 years ago
have a look at this file, hope it helps https: f1.creativecow.net 12368 rickshawarm note that the layers are not actually parented.
Why copying and pastıng keyframes dublicates the layers?
by Onur Uygur 3 years ago
If keyframes in one layer, I can copy keyframes and paste it. But if I copy some keyframes from different layers when Im pasting it. it creates new layers. How can I solve this problem Any idea
Re: Why copying and pastıng keyframes dublicates the layers?
by Marcus Round 3 years ago
After Effects will not allow you to copy and paste keyframes across multiple layers at the same time. To do that you need a script, such as this one: https: aescripts.com paste-multiple-keyframes
Ensuring two 'random' expressions do not produce same value
by Marcus Round 6 years ago
I have a Beam that I want to go from one randomly selected Blob to another. So I select a random Blob for the "Start Point" of the Beam: blobs = thisComp.layer("2").content("Blobs"); numBlobs = blobs.
Re: Ensuring two 'random' expressions do not produce same value
by Marcus Round 6 years ago
Thanks Dan, But I'm not sure I was clear. If I'm reading your code correctly, each expression will output a single number (either the x or y co-ordinate of a point), but I am looking to pick two diffe
Contrast object color
by Vinícius Moia Amaro 6 years ago
Hi i have two objects in After Effects (shape layer). The second object must have the same color as the first, but i want the two objects have contrast in this way when the first is darker than a cert
Re: Contrast object color
by Marcus Round 6 years ago
color = content("Rectangle 1").content("Fill 1").color; if (rgbToHsl(color) 2 < 0.5) -50 else 50 it converts the Red Green Blue values to Hue Saturation Lightness and returns a value of -50 or 50 d
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Convert cartesian coordinates to polar
by Marcus Round 6 years ago
What's the most efficent way to convert a position value: x value, y value into a polar vector magnitude, angle (I want to perform an operation such as multiplying the angle and or magnitude, and then
Re: Convert cartesian coordinates to polar
by Marcus Round 6 years ago
Thank you both.
thisProperty
by Marcus Round 6 years ago
Newbie question. I want a camera in one comp to have the exact same attributes as a camera in another comp. comp("MasterComp").layer("MasterCamera").thisProperty results in error: "property or method
Re: thisProperty
by Dan Ebberts 2 years ago
Probably. The expression would need to detect the triggering event, figure out how long ago it happened, and use valueAtTime() to get the appropriate value from the 1:20 to 1:40 range. Dan
Referencing Layer Name based on integer
by Marcus Round 6 years ago
I had trouble coming up with a descriptive title for this post, but here's my problem: Let's say I have a bunch of layers named like so: Penguin 1 Penguin 2 ... Penguin 49 Penguin 50 etc. Now let's sa
Re: Referencing Layer Name based on integer
by Marcus Round 6 years ago
Thanks Dan, you're the man.
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