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Nick AdcockRandom Color with Parameters
by on Oct 25, 2010 at 8:01:54 pm

Perhaps someone...cough...Dan Ebberts....has posted or has already created an expression for this. I have 8 colors I would like to cycle through randomly for say 5 frames at a time and hold on that color not blend between them. I've seen quite a few random color posts but none with these parameters.

Thank you Thank you

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Dave LaRondeRe: Random Color with Parameters
by on Oct 25, 2010 at 9:58:23 pm

Well, you could always do a search or just ask about it on the AE expressions forum, where the Good Mr. Ebberts is a host:

Dave LaRonde
Sr. Promotion Producer
KCRG-TV (ABC) Cedar Rapids, IA

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Kevin CampRe: Random Color with Parameters
by on Oct 25, 2010 at 10:05:46 pm

you could add the fill effect to the layer, add 8 keyframes to the color property, setting a unique color for each keyframe.

then use an expression like this for the color property:

posterizeTime(6); // value is in fps
r = Math.ceil(random(0,numKeys));

Kevin Camp
Senior Designer

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Nick AdcockRe: Random Color with Parameters
by on Oct 26, 2010 at 7:54:42 pm


Thanks very much. That worked well.

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