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Tim GrayCustom text generated from xRef
by on Apr 8, 2015 at 3:03:41 pm


Im looking to set up an Xpresso rig that mimics the text setup in C4D whereby i can type in a custom line of text and the characters will reference specific xRef files for the corresponding characters.

The end goal is to have a setup where i can type in custom text, and each character will reference a letter specific xref (with type character animation) making it easy to use for future projects so that im not positioning individual letters by hand.

Any ideas?


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Brian JonesRe: Custom text generated from xRef
by on Apr 9, 2015 at 1:00:51 am

it is possible to swap the Reference of an xref with xpresso but I don't know any way to determine separate letters in a line of text (not that someone doesn't know something) - positioning the xrefs to align to the text (using what? Where does the 'custom text' get entered?) even harder. Maybe python or coffee but not xpresso I think.

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