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Ben WoodyPasting Mocha Masks in AE - Error
by on Jul 2, 2013 at 4:27:26 pm

When attempting to paste a hand full of masks that I have created in Mocha V3 into AE, many of my masks are completely deformed and incorrect. I have screen shots available to further explain this bug. Has any one encountered this before? I am not sure how to get around it.


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Ben WoodyRe: Pasting Mocha Masks in AE - Error
by on Jul 2, 2013 at 6:22:12 pm

Original masks in Mocha:


Distorted splines in AE:


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Roland R. KahlenbergRe: Pasting Mocha Masks in AE - Error
by on Jul 3, 2013 at 1:55:40 am

That looks freaky. Have you tried pasting as mochaShapes rather than masks? You should get the folks at Imaginner Systems have a look at this - http://forum.imagineersystems.com/forumdisplay.php?f=55.

Good luck
- RoRK

Intensive mocha & AE Training in Singapore and Other Dangerous Locations

Imagineer Systems (mocha) Certified Instructor
& Adobe After Effects CS6 ACE


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Ben WoodyRe: Pasting Mocha Masks in AE - Error
by on Jul 3, 2013 at 2:34:31 pm

I am not sure how mocha shapes work, I have never used that feature before. What is the difference?


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Roland R. KahlenbergRe: Pasting Mocha Masks in AE - Error
by on Jul 3, 2013 at 6:03:37 pm

The mochaShape effect creates mattes. The down side is that you can't tweak the edges like you can with a mask.

To paste mocha spline date, you copy/export from mocha and simply CTRL+V onto a selected white solid (for use as a matte) or directly onto the backing plate.

HTH
RoRK

Intensive mocha & AE Training in Singapore and Other Dangerous Locations

Imagineer Systems (mocha) Certified Instructor
& Adobe After Effects CS6 ACE


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Ross ShainRe: Pasting Mocha Masks in AE - Error
by on Jul 8, 2013 at 3:18:05 pm

It is possibly that the tracking related to the mask was doing something strange. If you look at the surface in mocha and see the corners crossing, this could be the issue.

If you ever see issues like this, it is best to contact the mocha support team direct: http://www.imagineersystems.com/contact_form

Best,
Ross

Ross Shain
Imagineer Systems
http://www.imagineersystems.com


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