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John Wooltorton
Better ways instead of key-framing?
on Sep 16, 2018 at 7:14:58 am

Hey everyone, so I have created a "magical particle trail" and a "magical ball". The particle is emitting from the light which is parented to the null object called "emitter". Now I want the magical ball to follow along the beginning of the particle trail but don't want to keyframe it because I am lazy (lol). I tried parenting the magical ball to the null object but it is not precise. Are there any better methods than just keyframing?

https://imgur.com/a/bK8YUwU

Thanks for any help!


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Kalleheikki Kannisto
Re: Better ways instead of key-framing?
on Sep 16, 2018 at 1:11:03 pm

Option 1: Make the "magical ball" a 3D layer. If need be, set it to auto-orient to camera.

Option 2: Use an expression that converts 3D position to 2D screen position. You should be able to find it by searching in this or in the expression forum.

Kalleheikki Kannisto
Senior Graphic Designer


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