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Simon Matthews

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July 30th 2012
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Issues with Play/Stop using spacebar in after effects cc 2015
by Brady Mills 4 years ago
I am not a huge after effects user, so forgive my limited knowledge. I am an editor and I am used to the functions of premiere mainly. In AE I am used to playing and stopping through a project sequenc
Re: Issues with Play/Stop using spacebar in after effects cc 2015
by Simon Matthews 2 years ago
I know this is a late reply but I believe I have solved this issue. In the Preview panel: - Alt-Click on the 'undo' arrow icon located to the right of Shortcut. This resets the preview options to the
Spline Dynamics/Objects Dangling On String
by Simon Matthews 6 years ago
Hi, I've just started to learn how to have text or objects dangling from string using spline dynamics. I followed a tutorial by Emil1585 on YouTube, who creates a piece of string by using a helix with
Re: Spline Dynamics/Objects Dangling On String
by Simon Matthews 4 years ago
Hi, Well kind of, I just used a chunky font and buried the connection point inside the letter and also added an extra connection point closer to the edge of the letter, as I said in one of my previous
Laser Paper or Inkjet Paper?
by Simon Matthews 5 years ago
Hi, I'm in a spot of bother and I didn't know who else to turn to since I can't seem to find much information on-line. I just bought a second hand Xerox Phaser 7760DN laser printer and to test it out
Re: Laser Paper or Inkjet Paper?
by Simon Matthews 5 years ago
Thanks, but that's no good to me. I just bought a printer and I want to use it, not just look at it lol
Text shadow not working in Internet Explorer?
by Simon Matthews 6 years ago
Hi, I have a WordPress blog and I'm currently using the Piano Black theme. I added a text shadow to some of the text via the custom css file, which works fine in Chrome and Firefox but for some reason
Re: Text shadow not working in Internet Explorer?
by Simon Matthews 6 years ago
Hi Herbert, Thank you very much for replying. It had me stumped as well! I noticed the wriggly red underline myself and was wondering why that line was being disabled. Removing the line in the head th
Premiere Pro CS5 - Exporting (Extremely) High Bitrate HD Video
by Simon Matthews 6 years ago
Hi, I was given a video clip to add effects to by someone who works on a Mac. I work on a Windows PC. The original video is around 20 seconds long, 260Mb, 1080p, H.264 MOV, with a bitrate of 109,784Kb
Re: Premiere Pro CS5 - exported video only of HDTV m4p
by Simon Matthews 6 years ago
Hi Susan, Did you mean to say the finished product is ONLY video If you are saying that the final video doesn't have sound then I'm not sure why. Going by your description it should have both video an
Google Chrome Developers - Unused CSS Rules
by Simon Matthews 6 years ago
Hi, I wanted to clean up my CSS as I knew there were lots of unused rules in my stylesheets so I found out about Google Chrome Developers Tools. I run the test in Audits, which worked fine and I got r
Cross Fade Image Gallery Messy On First Load
by Simon Matthews 6 years ago
Hi, I have a banner with a cross fade image gallery. When you load the page for the first time (when it isn't cached) all of the images load up one after the other on top of each other, which looks me
Re: Cross Fade Image Gallery Messy On First Load
by Simon Matthews 6 years ago
Hi, Oh man, you're going to love this! It suddenly came to me last night, your JS Chain Fiddle is exactly what I need. For some reason I had it in my mind that it had to be part of a cycler, but since
MP4 embedded video freezing
by Simon Matthews 6 years ago
Hi, I'm having playback problems with my H.264 MP4 embedded video on my website. It plays for a short while and then freezes lags. The video is a long one at 1 hour and 25 minutes. The file size is 1.
Re: MP4 embedded video freezing
by Simon Matthews 6 years ago
Just uploaded a 5 minute test and it played okay, so it must be something to do with the length of the video. I'm going to make a shorter version by cutting out most of the ceremony and speeches but I
Move anchor point in illustrator
by Joakim Ã…berg 11 years ago
I ve used photoshop for several years and tried illustrator today, and I cant move anchor points by pressing ctrl while using the pen tool. I only move the entire spline. How can I move one point
Re: Move anchor point in illustrator
by Bob Nigel 11 years ago
Click on the pen tool and hold it there till you get the 4 different pen tools. select the convert anchor pen tool or Shift C for the tool click on the anchor point once then use the arrow keys on you
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Curves Adjustment Corruption Issue
by Simon Matthews 6 years ago
Hi, I have a layer with a curves effect with the blue channel set up very high. I created the project several days ago, and up until today I have had no issues with this layer, but on loading the proj
Re: Curves Adjustment Corruption Issue
by Simon Matthews 6 years ago
Thanks, I never realized I could've just dragged the point at the upper right. I'm trying to increase the blueness of the parallel lines in the flare. Colour Balance may work as well. Not sure which o
Still Images Become Blurry When Uploaded To Facebook
by Simon Matthews 7 years ago
When I render still images in C4D they appear sharp in explorer but become blurry when uploaded to Facebook. I would put it down to a problem with Facebook, but images that I produce in other applicat
Re: Still Images Become Blurry When Uploaded To Facebook
by Simon Matthews 6 years ago
Ok. I haven't uploaded any Cinema 4D still images to Facebook for quite a while now so I didn't really know if the problem was still occurring. I just viewed some of my uploads from a while back and t
Random flicker on lights/opacity
by Simon Matthews 6 years ago
Hi, was wondering whether there was a way to add randomness to the brightness of a light or to the opacity in a display tag I've created a scene that contains a large object suspended from chains in a
Re: Random flicker on lights/opacity
by Brian Jones 6 years ago
the easiest way probably is to run a Noise node into the light's Intensity in xpresso- set the Noise to Positive Only and up the Frequency to something that works for you
Using Video As Material
by Simon Matthews 6 years ago
Hi, When loading a video into a material, is there a way to get the video to start at a specific time For instance, I have a firework video that I want to put onto a plane, but I don't want the firewo
Re: Using Video As Material
by Simon Matthews 6 years ago
Brilliant, thank you very much!
White edges when adding individual elements to a matte painting in Cinema 4D
by Simon Matthews 6 years ago
Hi, I have a landscape scene that I produced in Photoshop and now I want to project it onto some geometry. I have several trees that are on separate layers and want to project them onto planes. I crea
Re: White edges when adding individual elements to a matte painting in Cinema 4D
by Simon Matthews 6 years ago
Ok, I'll have a practice with that and see how it turns out, thanks again :-)
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