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chris brett
preview query
on May 11, 2014 at 3:16:01 pm


-----------have a very complex comp with extremely long render and preview times.

----- this causes problems making animation adjustments as AE automaticaly updates preview whenever I do anything which means its taking a very long time indeed to implement a few final tweaks.

Anyone know if there is a setting please which gives the option to specify when AE updates preview --

---- seen 'live update' but want application to wait for request......

------------------------- chris --

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Brian Charles
Re: preview query
on May 11, 2014 at 3:53:16 pm
Last Edited By Brian Charles on May 11, 2014 at 3:55:16 pm

Depending on what you're doing:

1: Change settings under Fast Previews to Wireframe.

2: Press Caps Lock on the keyboard to prevent the Comp Viewer from refreshing until the Caps Lock is released.

3: Under Fast Preview preferences change the Adaptive Resolution Limit to 1/16.

4: Turn on Draft 3D so that lights/shadows etc are not calculated.

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chris brett
Re: preview query
on May 11, 2014 at 4:34:55 pm

thanks Brian - much appreciated

- theres a couple there I hadnt thought of - the caps button is probably the answer - dont know how that one escaped me !

.......... suppose I was also wondering if there was a 'magic' setting somewthere ......

------------------- cheers ---------------c-


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