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by Disciple
Fri Apr 01, 2011 4:55 pm
Forum: Expressions Tutorials
Topic: Use sampleImage() to create a color picker
Replies: 6
Views: 18176

Re: Use sampleImage() to create a color picker

Sorry, that goes beyond my knowledge, maybe Dan or Paul or Lloyd can help with this. My assumption is that you would have to get some kind of boolean (true/false) out of the sampleImage function and then use that to read the position value. But I unfortunately don't have time to play around with tha...
by Disciple
Mon Mar 21, 2011 8:25 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Problems with forum
Replies: 0
Views: 3569

Problems with forum

Hello everybody As some of you may have noticed, there have been a few problems with the forum the last few months. Some users are getting locked out, some are getting asked authorization codes, etc... I'm working on fixing all these problems. If you run into anything, please pm me or contact me dir...
by Disciple
Fri Feb 18, 2011 5:23 pm
Forum: Script requests
Topic: Project log
Replies: 0
Views: 2013

Project log

Would be great to have a tool that allowed to type in some notes into a window in AE that documented the changes in a version of a project like "Changed myComp_43, added two layers of leaves and adjustment layer with desaturate" Ideally you would be able to search these notes without havin...
by Disciple
Mon Jan 17, 2011 3:00 pm
Forum: Expression Discussion
Topic: 2d layer takes camera position
Replies: 2
Views: 2563

Re: 2d layer takes camera position

Very cool, thanks Ben
by Disciple
Mon Sep 27, 2010 3:36 pm
Forum: Expression Discussion
Topic: 2d layer takes camera position
Replies: 2
Views: 2563

2d layer takes camera position

I have a 3d camera that has some expressions applied to it to make it behave in a handheld fashion. I have one 2d layer amidst my 3d layers that needs to stay 2d for multiple reasons. Is there a way I can have it react to the camera's motion somehow? It is very slight, but visible somehow.... Thanks...
by Disciple
Thu Aug 26, 2010 2:16 pm
Forum: Expression Discussion
Topic: Illegal use of reserved word
Replies: 4
Views: 5157

Re: Illegal use of reserved word

Yes it does, actually just phrasing the question made me realize what the answer was. Thank you for clarifying even further

Alex
by Disciple
Thu Aug 26, 2010 1:51 pm
Forum: Expression Discussion
Topic: Illegal use of reserved word
Replies: 4
Views: 5157

Re: Illegal use of reserved word

Ha, so why is it that you can't use the name of the property to target itself? This doesn't seem to be the case with position or scale?

Thanks Paul

Alex
by Disciple
Wed Aug 25, 2010 5:31 pm
Forum: Expression Discussion
Topic: Illegal use of reserved word
Replies: 4
Views: 5157

Illegal use of reserved word

Trying this
if(time<4);
   {opacity=0};
else
   {opacity=100};
opacity

I get an error message for line 3 saying "illegal use of reserved word"
Line 3 is the "else"
What am I doing wrong? Is it a syntax error here?

Thanks
Alex
by Disciple
Tue Aug 24, 2010 5:09 pm
Forum: Expression Discussion
Topic: How to calculate with expressions ???
Replies: 2
Views: 2997

Re: How to calculate with expressions ???

Are you talking about doing this in a procedural way so that the light is always at a 45% distance from the end point? You'd probably have to calculate the length of the beam for that, which you could probably do by doing some comp math with the beginning and end point of the laser. The non procedur...
by Disciple
Tue Feb 09, 2010 1:52 pm
Forum: General Scripts Library
Topic: Quick effects palette
Replies: 43
Views: 31089

Re: Quick effects palette

This is sooo awesome! Please do add the possibility of customizing this, it would reach even greater heights of awesomeness
by Disciple
Sun Aug 23, 2009 9:57 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Forum hacked - 08_19_09
Replies: 0
Views: 3823

Forum hacked - 08_19_09

Just fixed a hack where the forum was being redirected to a Turkish website. Sorry for the downtime

Best
Alex
by Disciple
Wed Aug 19, 2009 1:32 pm
Forum: General Scripts Library
Topic: Pre-comp to layer duration
Replies: 17
Views: 28644

Re: Pre-comp to layer duration

I can't tell you how awesome this is for projects that bring in a ton of layers from FCP via Automatic Duck. Just amazing

Alex
by Disciple
Sun Sep 28, 2008 3:19 pm
Forum: Expression Discussion
Topic: Best way for moving a camera
Replies: 8
Views: 6796

Re: Best way for moving a camera

You guys do know you can get rid of the point of interest all together right?

context click on cam->transform->auto-orient set to none
by Disciple
Mon Sep 15, 2008 3:58 pm
Forum: Expression Discussion
Topic: Applying an expression just at exact layer time
Replies: 4
Views: 3596

Re: Applying an expression just at exact layer time

The easiest way to do this would be to use the Expression Controls (check the effects menu).
Depending on the type of data you expression is creating, or reading, you can easily controls its effects via keyframes.

Alex
by Disciple
Mon Sep 15, 2008 3:56 pm
Forum: General Scripts Library
Topic: Zorro-The Layer Tagger
Replies: 1
Views: 4905

Re: Zorro-The Layer Tagger

A-m-a-z-i-n-g!
This is going to be a huuuuge asset to my workflow!
Thanks Lloyd!
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