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Riccardo Fissore
Make follow path clever
on Oct 3, 2017 at 12:46:44 pm

Hi, I'd like to make follow path clever on AE, now the only thing I know u can do is to draw a path as a mask or as a shape layer, copy the property "path" and paste it on the "position" of the object that I want to move on the path.
I noticed that is better to create a shape layer and copy the path instead of making a mask, when u copy a mask path on position everything shift, instead if you copy the path from a shape layer it seems to work perfectly.
Anyway I don't like this workflow because if I change the path I have to copy and paste it again, I'd like to make this process dinamic, so I was wondering if it's possible to:
-make a path on a shape layer
-add trim path
-link the position of the object I want to move to the end of trim path

In this case I could make all the changes I want to the path and check its movement instantly.

Is it a good idea or not? Let me know...if yes, how to do it? 😃 😃 :D

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