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Scott McGee

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July 15th 2016
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Array value rather than content
by Scott McGee 2 weeks ago
I have a conditional if else expression if(thisLayer.name == "Word1"){ loc = 0; } else if (thisLayer.name == "Word2"){ loc = 1; } else loc = 2; As I have 8 of these, times by 8 I want to simplify it.
Re: Array value rather than content
by Scott McGee 2 weeks ago
Cheers Dan that works brilliantly. I was trying to use it in conjunction with referencing my Json file...Someone from IT had pointed out that you can title your keys. So they don't have to be 0 or 1 ,
Use an existing slider control to change the colour of text
by David Gabriel 2 weeks ago
Hi guys, I am making a 9:16 (vertical) graphics template themed with the logo and colours of the 20 teams of the English Premier League. My expressions knowledge only goes so far as wiggle and a bit o
Re: Use an existing slider control to change the colour of text
by Scott McGee 2 weeks ago
I'd use something like this, if you are just pre embedding the colours. The below allows you to go based on Hex value, just make sure to add 0x at the fron of each one. I use something similar. if (sl
Use array to add Item to Comp with specific words (Script)
by Scott McGee 2 weeks ago
I have a script that duplicates my Comps *5 no problem. Then a separate script I'm trying to join up to this. This script below works fine on it's own, but what I want to do is create an array. "BL","
Center anchorpoint, no matter the content of text field
by Sebastian Rasche 3 weeks ago
Hi there, wondering if there is an expression to always center the anchorpoint on a text layer, no matter how long the lines and how many lines there are I found this expression but it just takes the
Re: Center anchorpoint, no matter the content of text field
by Scott McGee 3 weeks ago
Sorry my fault, I put width again in the y part. This should work now. R = sourceRectAtTime(); R.left + R.width 2,R.top + R.height 2
Replace a word with another word.
by Corey Dimond 3 weeks ago
Hi! Long time reader first time poster. I've been trying to figure out a way to replace a word with another word character by character. I would like for it to behave a little like the typewriter pres
Re: Replace a word with another word.
by Scott McGee 3 weeks ago
This might help. https: www.youtube.com watch v=a3YZzChyKsg
Possible AE glitch, Possibly just not doing it right (inPoint,outPoint of layer)
by Scott McGee 4 weeks ago
I have a comp 30 seconds long. I have a layer using the expression. This is timeRemapped and works fine. It's just a precomp that is to start at the end of the layer above it. L = thisComp.layer(index
Re: Possible AE glitch, Possibly just not doing it right (inPoint,outPoint of layer)
by Scott McGee 3 weeks ago
It is really bizarre... I've just had a try again, just incase I hadn't tried that (I tried quite a few things). Unfortunately that didn't work, I even tried purging the memory again, still nothing. I
Can script read Font's Weight Attribute ? [ Bold / Italic /... ]
by Shai Benshoshan 3 weeks ago
Is there any workaround thank you :-} shai
Re: Can script read Font's Weight Attribute ? [ Bold / Italic /... ]
by Scott McGee 3 weeks ago
Dan wrote this for someone else...I can't take credit var myComp = app.project.activeItem; var myTextLayer = myComp.layer(1); var mySourceText = myTextLayer.property("ADBE Text Properties").property("
Is it possible to change a photo image via .txt $.eval or any other form that doesn't require a script
by Scott McGee 8 months ago
...Edit.... Damn it, finally found someone asking the exact same question. https: forums.creativecow.net thread 227 33364 Unless something has changed in the last year, I'm guessing the answer is stil
Re: Is it possible to change a photo image via .txt $.eval or any other form that doesn't require a script
by Scott McGee 4 weeks ago
Hey Dan, I'm messing around with what you suggested a while back running a .jsx in command prompt. I've managed to launch aftereffects and a script, but is there a way to launch a script to change som
Date given + 7 or something else
by Scott McGee 6 months ago
I'm given an upload date in a text file. example 2017-08-08 I need an expression that will take this static date and add 7. So that it works out current date might be 2017-08-10; date1 = 20170808 date
Re: Date given + 7 or something else
by Dan Ebberts 6 months ago
Couldn't you just create your date object, convert it to milliseconds with D.getTime(), add 7 days worth of milliseconds, and create a new Date object from that Dan
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