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May RadomirFake 3D Pie Chart
by on Sep 14, 2011 at 4:43:25 pm

I need to make a fake 3d pie chart using only AE.
it needs to be able to go from top view of the pie chart to a 3/4 view, or something of the sort.

I thought of using CC Cylinder but since it's hollow, I don't know how to "close" it.
I tried using a circle but I don't know how to make the circle rotate according to the cc cylinder.

any ideas how to make it work?

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Rob DahlRe: Fake 3D Pie Chart
by on Sep 14, 2011 at 6:29:16 pm

While I am sure there are many ways to create a pie chart... In Illustrator or Photoshop (or even Powerpoint) and bring them into AE... I spent a few minutes just using regular AE plugins (not trapcode or BCC, for example).

Attached is a 3D version of a pie chart. This can be animated.
Take a look at the layers and adjust one setting at a time to see the changes.

While this may not be your answer, but it might be able to guide you into a solution that will work for you.


Rob Dahl
Transparent Alchemy
Boulder City, NV 89005

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Roland R. KahlenbergRe: Fake 3D Pie Chart
by on Sep 15, 2011 at 5:54:42 am

Good Job Rob. Thanks for sharing!


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