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  • Control multiple paths shape in one shape layer

     Graham Quince updated 4 weeks ago 2 Members · 2 Posts
  • Mickey Davies

    September 24, 2021 at 1:28 pm

    I have to create some datalines that will need to follow a path.

    I have a shape layer and within that I have separate paths with different colour stroke for each trimmed path. (see attached screen grab)

    What I need to be able to do is move all the paths at once save having to move each one individual to follow the shape I need. Or if there’s a better way to create multiple trimmed paths on one path if that makes sense?

  • Graham Quince

    September 25, 2021 at 9:20 am

    I’d probably use the pickwhip to link each path’s anmation to a main one, and then edit the expression to alter the value, something like:

    LINKED_VALUE – 5

    (where LINKED_VALUE is the pickwhipped expression.

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