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Daniel GilliesPositioning to a nested null
by on Mar 1, 2016 at 5:12:09 pm

So, I've got a pre-comped 4k sized map with nulls at different locations to represent cities. I have that pre-comped into a 1920x1080 comp.

I would like to shape layers in the main comp that directly correlate to the location indicated by the null in the pre-comp, no matter the position and scale of the map.
I have tried pick-whipping from the shape layer's position to the null in the pre-comp but that obviously isn't working.

What am I missing? Thanks in advance.

Daniel Gillies - Danger Media, LLC.
Editorial / Motion Graphics / And Stuff

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Dave LaRondeRe: Positioning to a nested null
by on Mar 1, 2016 at 5:46:58 pm
Last Edited By Dave LaRonde on Mar 1, 2016 at 6:03:41 pm

I don't understand why you're using nulls in the first place. Is there a reason why you can't open that precomp, make shape layers and put them where you want on the 4K map?

Dave LaRonde
Promotion Producer
KGAN (CBS) & KFXA (Fox) Cedar Rapids, IA

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