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Dan Weisshow do I delay effects?
by on May 29, 2012 at 3:07:27 am

Trying to get effects to deploy in the center of a layer rather than the beginning all the time. Is this some kind of weird bug or am I doing something wrong? Pixel Polly or shatter. I can't them to delay start?

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John CuevasRe: how do I delay effects?
by on May 29, 2012 at 4:21:29 am

I don't know about Pixel Polly, but shatter can absolutely be delayed. Shatter is created when the force hits the layer and in the "force/wireframe" view you can see it's already interacting with the layer. Just twirl down "Force" and move it so it's not smashing into the layer, key frame it's position and it will explode the layer whenever you want.

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Dan WeissRe: how do I delay effects?
by on May 29, 2012 at 7:38:25 pm

Ok, thanks. It's odd that some of the effects can not be manipulated in this way. I guess I will have to change to shatter or figure out a way around it, as Edison suggests. :) Thanks for your help.

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