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Steve McCarthy
constant stroke weight on...everything?
on Nov 2, 2016 at 11:25:34 am

Hello, I've tried searching everywhere for this but I'm getting nowhere. I'm creating a line-art style animation and I'm wanting to keep a constant stroke weight on everything (that has a stroke). I'm aware of ways to do it for individual items but because I'm parenting things to null objects, those techniques don't seem to work. As the null object scales, the stroked objects are shrinking as you'd expect, but I want all stroke weights of all objects to stay constant. here's a quick render of how it looks now.
Any ideas?


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Dave Jackson
Re: constant stroke weight on...everything?
on Nov 2, 2016 at 12:03:51 pm

shape layers right?
This works for me:
content("Stroke 1").strokeWidth/(thisComp.layer("Null 1").transform.scale[0])*100

To implement:
set an expression on the Stroke Width, then add a /
then pick whip the x value of your parented null
and finally add a *100


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Steve McCarthy
Re: constant stroke weight on...everything?
on Nov 3, 2016 at 9:29:47 am

That works perfectly! Thanks a lot!


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