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Garrett Perkins
Moving objects around a mask path
on Feb 4, 2016 at 5:27:01 pm

I have four objects positioned at various points around a circular mask path. I want them all to move around the mask path. I understand how to copy the path on to the position of a null (control) object and then parent one of the objects to the controller. However if I parent all of the objects to the null they don't move around the same path. Basically I want each object's start position to be it's respective position along the path. What expression do i need to write to make that work?


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John Cuevas
Re: Moving objects around a mask path
on Feb 4, 2016 at 5:55:47 pm

Instead of moving null around the mask path, place the null in the center of your 4 objects, parent the objects to the null, then just rotate the null.

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