Creating variations


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Creating variations

I've decided that rather than creating unique frames for each of my extra videos, I'm going to save some time by reusing this one master frame. The first thing I'm going to do is select this one frame I've made and give it its own composition. That way, it'll be easier to find and edit and have changes to it rippled throughout the rest of my project. The problem is, I didn't think of this ahead of time, but that's no problem. I'm going to right-click on extra frame, and choose Pre-compose. Pre-compose is your ability to go back in time and create a comp chain you should have created if you knew ahead of time what you were doing.

So I'll go to Pre-compose, give this a new name like Extra Frame Master. Let's go ahead and open up that New Comp so we can look at it and click OK. Now if I tap the Shift Key, you'll see that that Extra Frame Master is used in Extra Video 1 and still looks the same as it did before. Perfect! I'm going to twirl up ...

Creating variations
Video duration: 4m 10s 3h 30m Intermediate

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Creating variations provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Chris Meyer and Trish Meyer as part of the After Effects Apprentice 16: Creating a Medical Opening Title

Subject:
Video
Software:
After Effects
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