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Marcel Scholz
Transparent Stroke
on Sep 15, 2016 at 12:39:35 am

How is it possible to create a transaprent stroke around an object?

____ Layer 1 with Stroke

____ Layer 2 (invinsible at the Stoke of Layer 1 )

____ Layer 2 (vinsible at the Stroke of Layer 1)


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Greg Gesch
Re: Transparent Stroke
on Sep 15, 2016 at 12:55:37 am

Hi Marcel, I'm confused about what you want to do. If it is transparent then you cannot see that it is there, so whatever is behind it will show through whether it is there or not. Perhaps you can give an example or explain more clearly?


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Marcel Scholz
Re: Transparent Stroke
on Sep 15, 2016 at 1:01:12 am

I have 3 Layers in the stroke of my First layer which is on the top i want to see the third layer

So the stroke of my First layer would make the second layer "invinsible" and the third layer shine through


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Greg Gesch
Re: Transparent Stroke
on Sep 15, 2016 at 1:12:18 am

Do you mean the Stroke effect, or the stroke setting on a shape or text layer? Is the stroke moving so as to reveal the 3rd layer bit by bit, or is it fading out?


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Marcel Scholz
Re: Transparent Stroke
on Sep 15, 2016 at 1:52:24 am

I use a layerstyle stroke on a Picture ...

I dont know if a stroke is the best Way but what i want to do ist like a gap between my Picture ( a Logo ) and the Background but complet around like a stroke


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Dave LaRonde
Re: Transparent Stroke
on Sep 15, 2016 at 3:52:32 am
Last Edited By Dave LaRonde on Sep 15, 2016 at 4:01:48 am

I'd guess the gent seeks to create an empty gap between two strokes on a shape.
I don't know how to do that except to make the "gap" stroke in a distinctive color and key out the color.

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


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Marcel Scholz
Re: Transparent Stroke
on Sep 15, 2016 at 7:15:49 am

It should Look like that this but in after effects https://forums.adobe.com/thread/1907798


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Marcel Scholz
Re: Transparent Stroke
on Sep 15, 2016 at 7:37:18 am

I could also copy the layer gif it a stroke an then is my question how i Can Show the layer under that on the places where Not my stroke layer is


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Kalleheikki Kannisto
Re: Transparent Stroke
on Sep 15, 2016 at 7:55:34 am

The trick is using the text with the stroke as an alpha inverted track matte for the layer you want to add the transparency to. If there are several layers yo want to apply it to, precompose them first.

10560_knockouttextoutlines.aep.zip



Kalleheikki Kannisto
Senior Graphic Designer


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