Edit this, look at that


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Edit this, look at that

Chris Meyer: We've demonstrated earlier in this lesson how nice it was to be able to build a hierarchy of compositions, navigate through it back to earlier comps, and make changes, such as changing cities to say locations. I press Enter, tap Shift, navigate back up my hierarchy to Locations Main, and now that one change I made earlier in my chain has rippled all the way through it to the end of my chain. In addition to this live behavior of precomps or where changer to them ripple throughout your whole hierarchy, there's another After Effects referred to as Edit This, Look at That.

The ability to edit a parameter in a precomp while viewing a different comp later in the chain. There's a few different ways to take advantage of it. Let me show them to you. I am going to go back to my Selection tool and let's say that I want to change the color of these plates to better harmonize with the map behind. Well, normally if I instruct MyPlate, I've lost my map. If I go ahead and p...

Edit this, look at that
Video duration: 3m 46s 2h 25m Intermediate Updated Nov 29, 2012

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Edit this, look at that provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Chris Meyer and Trish Meyer as part of the After Effects Apprentice 08: Nesting and Precomposing

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Video
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After Effects
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