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Jared BensonAdjusting C4D elements within AE
by on Aug 14, 2013 at 2:52:50 pm

This is my first 3D program, and whenever I try to adjust an element's position, scale, etc. I get this "maxon cinema 4d: layer size must match composition and use default transform values". I have adjusted the comp settings in C4D to match the AE settings, but still can't adjust anything. Any pointers?

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Todd KoprivaRe: Adjusting C4D elements within AE
by on Aug 14, 2013 at 6:47:16 pm

You make these adjustments in Cinema 4D, not in After Effects.

There are tutorials about how to use Cinema 4D and After Effects together here:

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Tom EatonRe: Adjusting C4D elements within AE
by on Feb 9, 2014 at 12:51:43 am


How about if you receive this message, and are not trying to adjust anything? I'm just trying to composite a C4D layer with other elements. The settings match, but I'm unable to see the C4D layer and just receive this message.

Thanks -

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mike PriceRe: Adjusting C4D elements within AE
by on Feb 16, 2014 at 1:15:43 am

This happens when you inadvertantly click on and move the cd4 layer in ae. simply go to "position" for the c4d layer and type in 960.0 540.0 and it will be fixed.

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