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by Artkansas
November 25th, 2009, 4:08 pm
Forum: Expression Discussion
Topic: Controlling text on another layer
Replies: 1
Views: 4260

Controlling text on another layer

Can the source text for several layers be controlled by one layer?

I have been trying to put this expression in layer 1 and hoping to control layer 5,6 7 etc.

thisComp.layer(5).text = "43"

Needless to say, it doesn't work. Is there something that does?
by Artkansas
November 20th, 2009, 7:18 am
Forum: Scripts Discussion
Topic: Noob Question how to get started?
Replies: 2
Views: 3785

Re: Noob Question how to get started?

Thanks. I will check out those sites. I haven't figured out where the documentation is hidden that describes the inner workings of AE. That should give me the answer as to whether I can access the guides. I kind of wish there were something like Photoshop actions in AE. Then it would be simple. :mrg...
by Artkansas
November 19th, 2009, 9:50 am
Forum: Scripts Discussion
Topic: Noob Question how to get started?
Replies: 2
Views: 3785

Noob Question how to get started?

I understand JavaScript, and I've done some application scripting like using Python with Blender. But I'm not sure how to get started with AE and JavaScript. I downloaded the Javascript Tools Guide and have been reading through it. For my first application, I want to make a simple bit of code that p...