Auto Center Logo Lock Up by Martin Hayward 10 months ago I'm currently building a logo lock up that includes three shape layers: client logo, a plus (+) symbol, and vendor logo. I need all three shape layers to be centered horizontally in the canvas. The ca
Re: Auto Center Logo Lock Up by Tomas Bumbulevičius 10 months ago Hey Martin, to have this as a working template, you need to do the following: 1. Link layers to a null, which will affect all positioning. 2. Get each of the layers's widths. Since they can be shapes,
Reflections on Alpha by Martin Hayward 10 years ago I apologize if someone has already posted this, but from what I've read, no real answer has ever been posted. So again, apologies. I have a pretty simple scene. One object (sphere), sky (white) that i
Re: Reflections on Alpha by Adam Trachtenberg 10 years ago I would put a compositing tag on the sky object and drag the floor into the exclusion tab so the sky won't be reflected in the floor. Then add a reflection pass and an object buffer pass for the spher
Trouble Printing to HDCAM by Martin Hayward 11 years ago Hey Guys, I'm currently trying to export some test footage to HDCAM through a blackmagic card by way of HDSDI. I've done this in the past by crash recording. When I play my sequence, I can see audio l
PLEASE HELP!!!!! by Martin Hayward 12 years ago My girlfriend was trying to install OS X on her laptop's hard drive. It was plugged into her tower as a target drive and the OS Disc was in her tower's drive. SHE ERASED THE WRONG TARGET DRIVE AND HAS
Erased Hard Drive by Zane Barker 12 years ago Well with some of the data being overwritten by the install you will not be able to get every thing back, if you are able to get anything at all. Buy DataRescueX and try running that.There are no "tec
Light Streak Question by Martin Hayward 12 years ago I use trapcode particular to create light streaks, but does anyone have any ideas as to how to make the streaks look similar to this Much appreciated! http: i128.photobucket.com albums p176 martygras9
DNA Strand made up of videos by Martin Hayward 13 years ago Does anyone know of a way to create a DNA strand made up of videos I imagine that it would be similar to a video wall, except the videos would need to revolve around the strand, their position and rot
Re: DNA Strand made up of videos by Martin Hayward 13 years ago All great suggestions gang. However, I decided to go the more difficult route. Made a spiraling path for one videos position and continuously copied onto other layers. Since all the videos will be dif
AJ-HD1400 (Rec Inhibit) by Martin Hayward 13 years ago Having a bit of trouble with the AJ-HD1400. I just ordered one and I have it hooked up through BNC into my blackmagic decklink card. However, whenever I insert a tape the record inhibit light comes on
Re: List of General Errors by Steven Lambion 13 years ago I would love to have this too! The problem is, software error codes are usually used so that only the programmer of the software knows the problem. This is to stop hackers and others from finding out
Wrong Frame Rate For Sequence by Martin Hayward 13 years ago I have a student in my lab that has captured her 24p footage at 29.97. She then created a sequence for 24p where the frame rate is 23.98. Normally I would just create a new sequence with the correct s
Re: Wrong Frame Rate For Sequence by David Battistella 13 years ago The footage is 29.97. Create a 29.97 sequence. OPen the other sequence Select all Copy the sequence Paste it in to the new 29.97 sequence. Unless there is a filmout there is rarely areason to cut 23.
General Error (48) by Martin Hayward 13 years ago Whenever I try to render proxy footage, I get a message that says General Error (48). Does anyone know what this error means Thanks!
Re: General Error (48) by david bogie 13 years ago "General error" can be searched for here, we see several posts every week, but 48 is new to me. 41 indicates a file was created on a version of FCP that is newer than the one trying to open the file.
Duplicate tracks? by Martin Hayward 13 years ago I work in a Final Cut Pro lab and this morning and someone came in claiming that he pressed a button and he now has duplicates of every clip in every track that he's created. However, he can't affect
Re: Duplicate tracks? by Martin Hayward 13 years ago Problem solved. The person was referring to the Clip Keyframes settings located under Timeline Options under Sequence Settings. He had all the options for Audio and Video Checked and it was "clutterin