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Paul Connors

Member Since:
August 17th 2011
57 Posts
Expression Error: Expression result must be of dimension 2, not 1 ...
by Paul Connors 1 month ago
Hi Guys. I'm getting an error on a position expression control that says: "Expression result must be of dimension 2, not 1 ... " I have a slider that goes from 1-5. I'm trying to move the position con
Re: Expression Error: Expression result must be of dimension 2, not 1 ...
by Paul Connors 1 month ago
As always ... thanks very much Dan!
Watch folder to grab still images from video
by Paul Connors 1 month ago
Hi Guys. I'm looking for some insight on the following scenario. My edit team creates some slideshow type videos with regularity. They're about 60 seconds long and are fairly standardized repetitive i
Ignore the percent symbol (%) in Source Text when using it for calculations
by Paul Connors 2 months ago
Hi Guys. I'm using the source text from a text layer to do some calculations. Everything works great when just using numbers as the input (for example "37") but the system breaks when I input a percen
Re: Ignore the percent symbol (%) in Source Text when using it for calculations
by Paul Connors 2 months ago
Fantastic. Works like a charm! Thank you very much!
3D renderer issues in CC19
by Paul Connors 2 months ago
Hi Guys. I'm working on a 3D pie chart in After Effects CC19 (version 16.0.0 (Build 235)) and am running into some strange visual issues. I had originally built it in CC18 but moved it over to CC19 wh
Re: 3D renderer issues in CC19
by Paul Connors 2 months ago
Bingo! I changed each of the slices z-space by decimals and, voila, the strangeness is gone. Thank you very much!
Using the layer name within an expression
by Paul Connors 2 months ago
Hello. I'm testing some data-driven expressions using a .csv file as my source. I have some expressions in my comp that reference that data, but I'm trying to incorporate the layer name into the expre
Re: Using the layer name within an expression
by Paul Connors 2 months ago
Huzzah! That worked like a charm. Thank you!
Scripting: Update text fields, sliders, checkbox, etc. from pop-out script panel
by Paul Connors 2 months ago
Hello. I'm trying to connect the elements of a standalone ScriptUI pop-out that I'm building using a WYSIWYG builder (P9UI) to that corresponding layers within a "Controller" precomp. Basically, I've
Re: Scripting: Update text fields, sliders, checkbox, etc. from pop-out script panel
by Paul Connors 2 months ago
Hi Tomas. Thanks very much for your response. I've come across the Extendscript Course before, but there was so much content there it was difficult to know where to start. You're breakdown of steps wi
Scripting: Update text fields, sliders, checkbox, etc. from pop-out script panel
by Paul Connors 2 months ago
Hello. I'm trying to connect the elements of a standalone ScriptUI pop-out that I'm building using a WYSIWYG builder (P9UI) to that corresponding layers within a "Controller" precomp. Basically, I've
Re: Scripting: Update text fields, sliders, checkbox, etc. from pop-out script panel
by Paul Connors 2 months ago
Hi Walter. Thanks very much for your insight. In the interest of learning something new I'm going to do some digging on the manual-type instructions you provided, but in the meantime, how do you set u
Source text generated via expression not displaying correctly
by Paul Connors 7 months ago
Hi Guys. I'm rotating a text layer around a circle. It is parented to a null in the center and the null is rotating. I've added a bit to my expression to know the global position of the text layer. I'
Re: Source text generated via expression not displaying correctly
by Paul Connors 7 months ago
Hi Kalleheikki. That is a great suggestion. I just went ahead and tried that and the parented global position is in fact being calculated and used. I think it's some strange anomaly with the stacking
Reduce Project and maintain expressions
by Paul Connors 1 year ago
Hi Guys. I have a big ol' messy project that I'm trying to clean up. I made a MASTER COMP and dumped all the other comps that I need to keep inside there. I then select that MASTER COMP and run the Re
Re: Reduce Project and maintain expressions
by Paul Connors 1 year ago
Hi Walter. Thanks very much for your response. Like always it was a major help. The errors looked much worse than it actually was. In the end it being only one comp that was being referenced by expres
Keyframed Slider Control value based on Source Text of another layer
by Paul Connors 3 years ago
Hi Guys. So I've got a real head-scratcher. I'm about 5 draft comps into testing all sorts of different ways of accomplishing this but have struck out...repeatedly! Here are a couple screengrabs so yo
Re: Keyframed Slider Control value based on Source Text of another layer
by Paul Connors 3 years ago
Hi Walter. The source text is just a numerical value that will be the y-coordinate I want to use. For my layout the source text will either be 380, 520, 660, 800, or 940. Item Ranked #1 = source text
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