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Bradley Houshour
After Effects submenu "Adobe Encore - Create Button"
on Sep 27, 2012 at 5:38:45 pm

I just watched Chad Perkins' video tutorial on on how to create an Encore button and Subpicture in After Effects. I have the CS6 Production Premium.
In After Effects, with my two shape layers selected, I go to the Layers menu like he says, but I don't have the "Adobe Encore" submenu. Am I missing something?

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John Cuevas
Re: After Effects submenu "Adobe Encore - Create Button"
on Sep 28, 2012 at 2:00:35 am

Nope, it's not there anymore. You can probably follow the same steps though. You would make your button design and precomp it.

Your precomp layer would be have to have the prefix (+)
If you want a highlight you would add the prefix (=1)layername
Highlight 2 would be (=2)layername
Highlight 3 would be (=3)layername
Video thumbnail would be (%)layername

The last step is to go the composition pulldown and choose "Save Frame as Photoshop Layers"

I tried to upload a sample project, but the COW ain't having it tonight. I'll try again in the morning, but if you follow the formatting I showed there you should be good.

Johnny Cuevas, Editor

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