Problem : How to distribute layers in Z space?
Solution (Posted on AE List by Dan Ebberts, Oct 17 2002)
You can spread layers out in Z space with a slider
control applied to a null and an expression like this
applied to the position property of each layer:
This eliminates the "cascading expression" slow-down due
to referencing the previous layer, etc.
You can then, of course, keyframe or apply an expression
to the slider control to animate the distance between