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Duplicating precomps

If you remember, in the final animation we actually had three video screens, the Skater, the Glider, and the Windsurfer. Now that we have done all this work with the Skater movie, it's very simple to create duplicate comps for the other two video panels. I will bring the Project panel forward. We've actually provided in the Finished Comps folder, inside the Precomps folder, all the duplicate comps that you will need. For instance, here is the Skater_ finished comp and the Reflection, the Glider and the Glider Reflection, the Windsurfer and the Windsurfer Refection.

But if you are creating these elements with your own footage or just curious how we created these duplicate comps, let me show you how easy that is. I will return to the Skater comp that's in the MyPrecomps folder, and I will duplicate it. You can use the shortcut Command+D on Mac, Ctrl+D on Windows, or use Edit > Duplicate and that creates a duplicate called Skater 2. I will double-click to open it--and this is ...

Duplicating precomps
Video duration: 3m 37s 3h 26m Intermediate Updated Dec 19, 2012

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Duplicating precomps provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Chris Meyer and Trish Meyer as part of the After Effects Apprentice 15: Creating a Sports Opening Title

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Video
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