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Aenhancers - Discussion

Aenhancers - Discussion
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After Effects Expressions JavaScript Tutorial Dan Ebberts's Expressioneering Design Guide There are different ways to approach this, but here we'll focus on creating an opacity expression that can detect when a camera can see the layer's front side. In that case we want the opacity to be 100%. We want the opacity to be 0% when the camera can see the back of the layer. Once we have such an expression, we can apply it to layers representing both sides of an object, rotate the back layer 180 degrees on its y axis, and then parent the back layer to the front layer. Then when we rotate the front layer or orbit the camera, we will always see the correct image. We also want this to work even if there is no camera. To make this work we're going to take advantage of one of the expression language's extremely handy (but, unfortunately, somewhat difficult to understand) features - layer space transforms. In this case we will use the toCompVec() transform to convert a vector pointing out of the layer (in the direction of the z axis) into the coordinate system of the camera view.

Create a custom Control effect - AE ENHANCERS Hello, I discovered scripting and expressions a couple of months ago, and while I understand the basics I still need to understand a few points. I'm really happy to have found this forum. Anyway, I read this post with interest, but I think I ran into an OS-specific problem: I work on a Mac, and I obviously use After Effects under Mac OS X. The fact is that, on the Mac, the PresetEffects.xml file you're talking about is not located in a folder called "Support Files", but it is embedded in the application itself. In other words, it means that any tool other than AE itself can't tell where is this file! Here's an example: if I'm in an application and choose "File > Open So, what's the "path" to this file under Mac OS X? I guess I need to open the script and modify the path used, but I don't know if it will work. Have some Mac users here have encountered the same issue? Thanks in advance! P.S. : I'm not a native English speaker, I hope I made myself clear in the lines above

Expressions - Introduction Introduction to Expressions Before we really focus on Expressions, we should talk a little about relationships in After Effects in general. As far as I know, there are five main ways to establish relationships between elements in After Effects: Brute Force: you simply keyframe things in a way that makes them look like they’re related, even though there’s no essential connection between them. This is perhaps the most common kind of relationship, and is extremely flexible, but can be tedious to set up and to modify later. Pre-composing: You can place a number of layers together in one comp, and then use that comp as a layer in a second comp. Parenting: New to After Effects 5.0, Parenting lets you establish hierarchical relationships without pre-composing. Motion Math: Like Expressions, Motion Math is a simple programming environment within After Effects. Expressions: Expressions are similar to Motion Math, but maintain ‘live’ relationships. When to Use Expressions When you want a live link.

48 Free After Effects Presets You Have To Try | Motion Array A good After Effects preset is like fairy dust for your project. With very little effort (or even knowledge) you can create a beautiful animation or look using an AE preset. They can be huge time savers and great additions to your project. If you’ve used After Effects presets in the past, you are in luck, and if you haven’t ever used an After Effects preset...well, you are in luck too. Because we’ve gathered up 48 FREE After Effects presets that you have to try. Outlast After Effects Preset Outlast is an incredibly popular video game that game out a few years back. While, the preset is a great way to pull together a night vision look in a hurry, it’s also great for all sorts of other things. The preset is built so you can drop it on top of footage and hit render. While this preset was built to do one thing really well, it actually allows you to do all kind of things with a little creativity. Long Shadow After Effects Preset Extrude After Effects Preset 10 After Effects Text Presets

The Language - Part I Basic Arrays Arrays are a mathematical concept for storing related data in an orderly fashion. After Effects makes extensive use of JavaScript's implementation of arrays. Getting at the Data In JavaScript, you get at data in an array by using an "index". Array Syntax When you retrieve data from an array in JavaScript you enclose the index in brackets. myArray = [5,6,7,8]; So here we're using brackets to define the contents of the array "myArray". Let's look a simple example that demonstrates both uses. newX = position[0] + 10; newY = position[1] + 25; [newX,newY] Let's go through it line by line. Array Math Now we're going to take a quick look at basic array math. a = [100,150]; b = [200,250]; a + b The result of this is (as you might have guessed) [300,400]. a = [100,150]; b = [200,250]; [a[0] + b[0],a[1] + b[1]] This looks a lot more complicated but it accomplishes the same thing. After Effects is pretty forgiving if you try to add two arrays of different lengths.

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