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Ross McDowell
Dynamic layer targeting
on Oct 9, 2008 at 12:47:59 pm

Hello all!

Quick question for you guys, I am messing about with an expression...and I want to do something along the lines of the following:


Meaning that I want to be able to target the layer that is below the layer with the do I do this and is this even possible?

It will make things easier for me as I can just duplicate pairs of layers and have it position itself for me...



Ross McDowell
Animation Student

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Eric Sanderson
Re: Dynamic layer targeting
on Oct 9, 2008 at 2:21:56 pm

and are you saying that code isnt working?..if so try this...


in your " layer(" ") " you were telling AE to look for a layer named "layer[index+1]", instead of telling it to look at the actual index.

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Steve Bentley
Re: Dynamic layer targeting
on Apr 19, 2018 at 4:45:41 am

I just stumbled on this and thought I would update and correct it. The syntax for the above is incorrect in both posts. It should be

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