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Al Arjmandi
on Nov 30, 2014 at 12:58:25 am

I am wondering if is any way to stack up combination of some effects in a layer or adjustment layer to reuse. But I need a flexible layer like a MasterEffctLayer which can control later and Chang as you wish. Then you could stack up this layer on top of different videos and footage and if you change your mind by some of the effects you just edit the MasterEffctLayer and all footages under this MasterEffctLayer in every composition suddenly change in same fashion.

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Todd Kopriva
Re: MasterEffctLayer!!!
on Nov 30, 2014 at 1:37:39 am

You could save an animation preset to reuse a bunch of effects, properties, keyframes, and expressions.

Or, if you want to keep things live, you can use the Copy With Property Links feature to link items to a master layer.

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Al Arjmandi
Re: MasterEffctLayer!!!
on Dec 1, 2014 at 7:30:35 am

Thanks mate,
Unfortunately, I can not afford CC at the moment still on cs5.5, any other solution for me?

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Roland R. Kahlenberg
Re: MasterEffctLayer!!!
on Dec 2, 2014 at 1:00:54 am

Depending on the type of effect you want, an Adjustment Layer will do the job nicely.

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Michael Szalapski
Re: MasterEffctLayer!!!
on Dec 2, 2014 at 5:19:46 pm

You can link effects with expressions to a master control layer in CS5.5 too; you have to do it manually though.

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