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Dan PietreanuOrtibiting particles trails
by on Oct 6, 2010 at 6:33:50 pm

Hello creative people.
I have created a particle trail ( with particular) that follows a null object . I've made the null object move in an eliptical fashion... sort of... using this expression:

r=thisComp.layer("Null 1").effect("Radius")("Slider") // radius;
u=time*200 // angle;

The problem is that I dont know how to tilt it, using a degrees system or whtaever could be used in this case , something like this:

. Any input would be more than apreciated.


PS: I'm using After Effects CS4

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Kevin CampRe: Ortibiting particles trails
by on Oct 6, 2010 at 7:07:17 pm

try making the particle system layer 3d (and ignore the warning message), then rotate the layer as needed.

Kevin Camp
Senior Designer

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Dan PietreanuRe: Ortibiting particles trails
by on Oct 6, 2010 at 7:35:26 pm

Thank you for answering so quickly, as you can see I'm a noob. I will try that and post the results here. Again thank you for taking your time to answer this thread :-)


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Michael SzalapskiRe: Ortibiting particles trails
by on Oct 7, 2010 at 1:57:37 pm

You can also check out this conversation over at VideoCopilot. Someone there seems to have a similar issue and several solutions were suggested.

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