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  • Turn the visability of a set off and on?

     Georgina Lord updated 9 years, 1 month ago 2 Members · 3 Posts
  • Georgina Lord

    January 23, 2012 at 4:21 pm

    I know that you can turn the set visibility off and on in the object control panel in Invigorator 5 (for After Effects) but can this be done in an AE comp somehow?

    I have two models, one in set 1 and the other in set 2. For the first few seconds of my comp I want set 2 to be invisible, and then I want to turn it on, and then switch off set 1 etc. The only way I’ve been able to figure this out so far is just to make a keyframe to move the sets off the visible screen, but this seems a silly way to do it.

    Hope someone can help!

  • Serge Hamad

    January 23, 2012 at 5:41 pm

    Hi Georgina,

    You could use an animated transparency map for this and assign it to your objects using the Layer Mapping technique.

    Salut.
    Serge

    Invigorator/Proanimator Training: https://library.creativecow.net/articles/hamad_serge/invig_training.php

  • Georgina Lord

    January 25, 2012 at 12:26 pm

    Thank you for the reply Serge. I’ll try your suggestion later.

    G.

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