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Mark Samuelsfly in layers
by on Apr 7, 2014 at 4:44:08 am

I have some 3d layers and I want them to fly in from different directions. How do i do this please without using keyframes for each one? I discovered how to do it with text but haven't yet worked out how to do with my shapes and photoshop layers.


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John CuevasRe: fly in layers
by on Apr 7, 2014 at 1:04:14 pm

You can can apply this expression to your position:

moveDur = 2;

seedRandom(index,true);
startPos = random([thisComp.width,thisComp.height]);
ease(time,inPoint,inPoint+moveDur,startPos, value)


Johnny Cuevas, Editor
Thinkck.com

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Mark SamuelsRe: fly in layers
by on Apr 14, 2014 at 9:42:11 am

thanks I tried your expression and it moves them a little bit away. Im not sure how to edit it so they move further?


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John CuevasRe: fly in layers
by on Apr 14, 2014 at 2:05:06 pm

Try this script, Distribute Layers or this one Randomizer

If I had more time this morning, I'd work out an expression and some sliders to do what Distribute Layers does, but installing the script will probably be a lot faster for you.

Johnny Cuevas, Editor
Thinkck.com

"I have not failed 700 times. I have succeeded in proving that those 700 ways will not work. When I have eliminated the ways that will not work, I will find the way that will work."
---THOMAS EDISON on inventing the light bulb.


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