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jasonmorice
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How do I set up a slider for 2 layers rotation?

Sun Feb 01, 2009 6:47 pm

Sorry if this is a simple question but I need to set up a slider to control the opening and closing of a beak (2 layers, top beak and bottom beak).
When the slider is at 100 the mouth is open and when its at 0 its closed. Beaks rotational values are both 0 at closed position and -17 and 23
respectively at open position.

Cheers in advance for any help...

Jase.
 
Paul Tuersley
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Re: How do I set up a slider for 2 layers rotation?

Mon Feb 02, 2009 12:59 am

You can use linear() to convert one set of values to another. Apply something like this to each beak layer's rotation:
slider = thisComp.layer("control layer").effect("beak slider")("Slider");
linear(slider, 0, 100, 0, -17);
 
jasonmorice
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Re: How do I set up a slider for 2 layers rotation?

Mon Feb 02, 2009 5:12 pm

Cheers dude, thats what I was looking for. :| :) :D 8)

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