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Mitch Mann

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September 18th 2012
72 Posts
Using a slider to vary time between keyframes within a loopOut
by Reuben Isaac 6 years ago
Hello, I have an animation of a bird flapping its wings in 3D space. The various parts of the bird have 6 or 9 keyframes (depending on the part) on the Y Rotate over 15 frames to create a flap cycle.
Re: Using a slider to vary time between keyframes within a loopOut
by Mitch Mann 6 years ago
Yeah, the problem there is that when you change a multiple of time with a slider, it'll give you that new different multiple counted up from the beginning. So it'll work fine when its always that same
applescript: executing a jsx in after effects
by Andy Kreutzberg 6 years ago
Hey again, it seems i am not the only person having trouble getting scripts to run via applescript, so i thought i would present my case here. I have the following script that i want to run after the
Re: applescript: executing a jsx in after effects
by Mitch Mann 6 years ago
Andy- this is certainly important stuff that is relevant to many kinds of AE automation. Good to have it here on the forum for others to digest and figure out. Don't know if it's a security thing or a
Back of Head Effect
by Spike Alkire 6 years ago
I am wanting to make a short film that has a scene where a man turns around to look at someone in a theatre, and his face has been replaced with the back of his head. I was wondering if anyone had any
Re: Back of Head Effect
by Mitch Mann 6 years ago
Put a wig on his face.
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Changing mutilple Solid Layers Color Via Expression/Slider
by Andy Joseph 6 years ago
Hi Guys, I'm using a single solid layer in 10 different comps using it as overlay color effects. I can easily apply the same color to all the layers at once by selecting "Affect all layers that use th
Re: Changing mutilple Solid Layers Color Via Expression/Slider
by Mitch Mann 6 years ago
Here's two ways to do it: Make all your solids bright green, or some obvious color. On all of these green solids add a "Change to Color" effect. Make the "From" color the bright green. Then on a null
distribute keyframes evenly over time
by Michael Goldberg 6 years ago
Hi, I like to break out text elements using the range selector, so I have control of individual letters more so than using animators. Essentially I end up with say 20 sets of keyframes all in 1 layer
Re: distribute keyframes evenly over time
by Mitch Mann 6 years ago
You could use some sliders. For each set of keyframes that you think you'd want to adjust, make a slider, then make an expression that adds the slider value to the keyframes' value.
Button Colors Broken in CC
by Mitch Mann 6 years ago
Just installed After Effects CC and I'm noticing some scripted interface differences. In the past, you could create a colored button by making a colored group or panel the exact size of the button, th
Re: Button Colors Broken in CC
by Mitch Mann 6 years ago
If anyone's interested in this topic, I got this response from Xavier on the Adobe forum. If you want color you now need images. You'll face other issues. http: forums.adobe.com message 5447193#544719
Creating folder sets
by jason Linn 6 years ago
Hey guys, I'm new to the scripting community but I'm wondering if someone could help me with a script to create a series of folders in the project panel. If not, maybe you can guide me to some existin
Re: Creating folder sets
by Mitch Mann 6 years ago
If its the same folders that you're creating every time, it would be easier to skip expressions and just make a blank projects with your folders in it that you can load or import.
Using setActive()
by Mitch Mann 7 years ago
I'm trying to have a script put focus on the composition window (to make sure its the "activeItem"). It looks like setActive() should do this, but can't figure out the syntax. None of these work: app.
Re: Using setActive() - Script that puts focus on composition panel
by Mitch Mann 7 years ago
Got it working! And the solution is not setActive(). One thing to note is that you have to call the command twice, because the first time it closes the comp window, the second time it turns it on and
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