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Matthew Ingram

Member Since:
August 30th 2004
145 Posts
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Adding AFX-style expression slider controls for animating gradients in shaders
by Matthew Ingram 3 months ago
Would anyone be able to give me a quick summary as to how to do this Is it a basic Xpresso thing Thank you.
Re: Adding AFX-style expression slider controls for animating gradients in shaders
by Matthew Ingram 3 months ago
ok figured this out: - add a null - put an expresso tag on it - add 4x user data entries to the null (0-100) - drop the null into the expresso tag and turn on the user data at the bottom - drag the ic
percentage counter problem...
by Nick Natteau 9 years ago
So I have a percentage counter expression I copied from this forum, but my problem is that the number characters keep moving left and right as the numbers climb. How can I get the font not to move lef
Re: percentage counter???
by Matthew Ingram 7 months ago
should anyone discover this thread - the answer is to uncheck proportional spacing in the Numbers effect.
Setting up Denoiser in Arnold C4D
by Matthew Ingram 8 months ago
Can anyone shed light on the practicalities of doing this There's no basic tutorial or documentation on how this works. I am used to the EXR and AOV workflow but still totally confused. not the Optix
Math.round decimal places
by Çağan Çelik 5 years ago
Hi there, I was using this expression to get counting numbers from 0 to 110000: Math.round(effect("Slider Control")("Slider")) but the thing is, when it is 5 digits, it must look like this: 27.675 and
Re: Math.round decimal places
by Matthew Ingram 1 year ago
The number of times you have helped me Dan! Perhaps there's some way of expressing my gratitude
Effect where Particles are fixed to vertex points and then waft away
by Matthew Ingram 2 years ago
Hi there perhaps you can help me I'm working with some animated swept nurbs. I'm looking to have particles attached to their surface in a regular way (perhaps by creating a duplicate series of spline
Re: Effect where Particles are fixed to vertex points and then waft away
by Matthew Ingram 2 years ago
These Adam Swaab Tutorials of Thinking Particles very useful: http: www.adamswaab.com tutorials thinking_particles
Contain Path Text to Path
by Matthew Ingram 2 years ago
Hi there!!! I'm currently using the Path Text option and keyframing "Last Margin" to move the text along the path. However, once the text reaches the end of the path itself it extends off of it. I wan
Re: Contain Path Text to Path
by Matthew Ingram 2 years ago
Thank you very much indeed Arthur your time and expertise hugely appreciated.
Baking Inherited Animation
by Michael Bernard 8 years ago
Hey Everyone, I've been at this for a few days now and can't figure it out. I've got a polygon object that is a child of a parametric object. The parametric object is animated, and so the polygon obje
Re: Baking Inherited Animation
by Matthew Ingram 3 years ago
a) if i create ANOTHER null b) and then use the same method to acquire the global position from the (still-parented) child null that does work.
Using external CSV data to power keyframes
by Matthew Ingram 3 years ago
hi there almost BUT NOT QUITE a double post here (apologies) think i may have posted the last one i the wrong forum - is there a way i can reference an external CSV file (a string of data measured 30
Re: Using external CSV data to power keyframes
by Matthew Ingram 3 years ago
thanks thomas - that was really helpful
Creating AFX Animation from linked XML data
by Matthew Ingram 3 years ago
Hi there I'm trying to discover if there is a way to generate animation parameters from linked data files. Say I have an XML file with, for example, someone's heart beat - is there a way of turning th
Colorize cloned cubes based on gradient - while using render instances.
by Josh Dekay 6 years ago
Hello there! I would like to colorize a number of cubes that are cloned objects. Specifically, I'd like to colorize them based on a gradient, and have each cube a solid color. I have seen a few bits h
Re: Colorize cloned cubes based on gradient - while using render instances.
by Matthew Ingram 5 years ago
hi adam following your great tutorial here - thanks i'm using spheres - but my problem is that i want them to render flat. - in the shader effector i have checked shading luminance - and in my shader
Expression to switch on objects beneath matte
by Matthew Ingram 6 years ago
hi there i'm working on a personal project for which i would greatly appreciate some help. i'm wondering if there is a way of "switching on" the visibility of objects beneath a matte. the areas (they
Re: Expression to switch on objects beneath matte
by Matthew Ingram 5 years ago
beautiful. thank you :-)
resize renders on output module on after effects
by Gonçalo Perdigao 8 years ago
Hi there, I work a lot on full HD and sometime720s i need to resize the render on the output module, to 720X576 square, but when i do it, the aspect ratio changes, is no longer 1:1 but it is 1:35. to
Re: resize renders on output module on after effects
by Matthew Ingram 6 years ago
just EXACTLY what i needed to know. thanks walter.
see image sequence as one image/file by import
by Pieter Jan Bleichrodt 9 years ago
I'm importing 8 layers with each 1800 frames. It takes al lot of scrolling when importing these items. Is there a way to see all the frames as one sequence when I'm importing files I know you can impo
Re: see image sequence as one image/file by import
by Matthew Ingram 9 years ago
This really should be built into After Effects by now :-
Mac HASP USB Driver for Os 9.2.2
by Matthew Ingram 11 years ago
Hi there, I'm just trying to get my old license of Commotion 2.2 (the best yay!) working under Mac OS 9.2.2 but am having trouble with the dongle. Can someone post the HASP drivers or a link to them.
How to do this?
by Matthew Ingram 11 years ago
I'm working on a shot like this for a client. I suggested they provide vector artwork and I manually orient the elements (dots) which make up the image along the z-depth. I'm not shy of hard work! Th
Re: How to do this?
by Matthew Ingram 11 years ago
brilliant! yes that's the ticket. many thanks.
Help in choosing a new new Blackmagic Product.
by Matthew Ingram 13 years ago
Hi I'm a BM-lifer, I started off with a Digital Voodoo 32 card (Grant Petty's first offering) then I got a Digital Voodoo 64AV, then I jumped ship (following Mr Petty) got a Blackmagic Extreme. My 3-y
Re: Help in choosing a new new Blackmagic Product.
by Matthew Ingram 13 years ago
yep i've been a busy wee bee! where are you teaching sorry to keep probing you but i'm still unsure about the workflow. re:monitoring is this correct 1) Decklink HD Pro PCIe + (tvlogic quato intellipr
Other internal Mac RAID controllers
by Matthew Ingram 13 years ago
Does anyone happen to know if there are any third-party RAID controllers for internal discs like the Mac Pro Raid Card which work with Tiger Thank you.
Does SWF Export in AFX 7.0 support 3D layers?
by Matthew Ingram 14 years ago
...does it render them as vectors From a couple of tests it appears to be rasterising everything. Ho hum.
Re: Does SWF Export in AFX 7.0 support 3D layers?
by Matthew Ingram 14 years ago
Darn. It would have been so much simpler not to have to do it in Maya.
Background colour visible in Alpha Channel on edges.
by Matthew Ingram 14 years ago
Hi, I need to output a clip with an embedded matte for delivery to a tv channel. I'm finding as in the past that After Effects rings all mattes with the colour of the Background. Normally this isnt to
Re: Background colour visible in Alpha Channel on edges.
by Matthew Ingram 14 years ago
as opposed to premultiplied no. i'll try that thank you. i suspect that may do the job.
Bare Minimum Config for Interviews
by Matthew Ingram 14 years ago
Newbie questions sorry.... Should I: a) Simultaneoulsy mount a shotgun on the shoe of my DVX *and* record with a lav b ) Is it possible to both hold a shotgun mike and film with the camera at the same
Re: Bare Minimum Config for Interviews
by Matthew Ingram 14 years ago
thanks tom. next question then! can you reccommend a directional mic i could mount on the camera to double up with a lav
XM2/GL2 -vs- XL2?
by Matthew Ingram 14 years ago
I just got some help here re:Greenscreen: http: forums.creativecow.net cgi-bin new_read_post.cgi forumid=59&postid=855757 Would a Canon XM2 GL2 do just as well for me for this kind of thing (that is G
Re: XM2/GL2 -vs- XL2?
by Matthew Ingram 14 years ago
thanks for this don. after your feedback and a great deal of other research i did end up plumping for a camera with progressive scan and one which was more sensitive to low-light but went with the pan
Pulling a key off a Canon XL2?
by Matthew Ingram 14 years ago
Is this feasible I don't need it to be Motion Picture quality, just sort of Cable TV channel quality I've done quite alot of keying in the past, but never off of DV stock. I did a little test with a v
Re: Pulling a key off a Canon XL2?
by Matthew Ingram 14 years ago
Brilliant! thanks for the information Don.
Aaaaaaargh!
by Matthew Ingram 14 years ago
http: forums.creativecow.net cgi-bin new_read_post.cgi forumid=124&postid=819619 Eighteen months later and *exactly* the same issue! Sound registers as being recorded on the audio meters on the DVWA50
Re: Aaaaaaargh!
by Matthew Ingram 14 years ago
thanks very much john and bob for getting back to me on this. the problem was that the OUT REF switch on the Digi should have been set to INPUT VIDEO not REF (as it was)
Would this disk array work with HD Extreme?
by Matthew Ingram 15 years ago
I'm running a BM SD Extreme card with my Atto UL4D AND 4 10k drives. I know that reccommeded config is as such: "We recommend 8 x 10k drives or 6 x 15k drives when building an array. However, you can
Re: Would this disk array work with HD Extreme?
by Matthew Ingram 15 years ago
thanks for the info
Apple 30" Monitors
by Matthew Ingram 15 years ago
Got some cash I was considering splurging on one of these. I have an Nvdia Ultra 6800 so theoretically my 'ol Dual 2.5 will take it. BUT Are there problems with expecting the Mac to power such a huge
Re: Apple 30" Monitors
by Matthew Ingram 15 years ago
thanks lars that's very useful. funnily enough i run maya as well, and that desperately needs more space. i think i'd easily be able to accustom myself to the extra square inches ;-)
.mpgs recorded on Sony Cybershot no sound in QuickTime
by Matthew Ingram 15 years ago
A very domestic question I'm afraid. I'm trying to turn .pgs shot on my Cybershot Camera (hey no jeering! it has a Zeiss lens! :-)) into movs which i can use in Final Cut Pro. However in QuickTime 6.5
Re: .mpgs recorded on Sony Cybershot no sound in QuickTime
by Matthew Ingram 15 years ago
thanks mate :-) m
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