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Eric BintnerGraph Editor - "Separate Dimensions" button ghosted - XYZ
by on Sep 12, 2009 at 5:41:50 pm

Quick question,
How do I activate the separate XYZ dimensions in the graph editor? There is a button that says XYZ and does this when the button is not ghosted. But sometimes the button is ghosted and I don't understand why.

I have the layer checked as 3d and keyframes in the layer with different xyz coordinates. Totally stumped.

I'm curious why it's not always selectable.
Any ideas?

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Todd KoprivaRe: Graph Editor - "Separate Dimensions" button ghosted - XYZ
by on Sep 12, 2009 at 6:51:59 pm

See "Separate dimensions of Position to animate components individually". Make sure that you have one or more Position properties selected.

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Eric BintnerRe: Graph Editor - "Separate Dimensions" button ghosted - XYZ
by on Sep 12, 2009 at 7:03:07 pm

I wish it were that simple. That's what I assume would make it work. That did not work earlier. I cannot reproduce the problem now. It's just sometimes it's ghosted no mater what I do. I'm just trying to figure out the logic behind it.

Works fine now. Clicking on the "position" or on the keyframes did not fix it earlier. Now clicking on either works fine -- all I did was add expressions to other layers. I have no idea still.

If I figure out something I'll be sure to send a bug report to adobe -- using CS4 on Mac OSX 10.6

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Jeremy ButtellRe: Graph Editor - "Separate Dimensions" button ghosted - XYZ
by on Feb 18, 2010 at 9:12:51 pm

I'm having the same problem, specifically with a camera's Point of Interest. I can separate dimensions of the origin, but I can't separate the PointOfInterest, it's ghosted.

Any idea why this would be? I've read through the help that Todd provided, but it doesn't seem to address why this could be.

I assume the PointOfInterest is nothing more than an xyz transform like any other?

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Hans JärvmanRe: Graph Editor - "Separate Dimensions" button ghosted - XYZ
by on Dec 5, 2011 at 11:27:42 am

Any new info on this problem? From Adobe perhaps (hopefully)?

POI's dimensions can't be seperated so it seems.
And the POI can't be 'expressioned' to follow a Null either.


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