Join Chris Meyer for an in-depth discussion in this video Exploring other Pen tool changes, part of After Effects CS6 New Features.
As long as we are here, I want to point out a couple of other subtle but…significant changes to the way the Pen tool works.…One is, previously tapping G rotated through all of these tools;…now the default behavior is G toggles just between Pen and Feather.…So if I release, make sure my mask is selected, type G, you'll see Pen tool,…Feather tool. Pen tool, Feather tool.…A lot of users are finding that's all they need. If you happen to miss going…through all those tools, you can indeed set a preference to get that back.…
Go to General, Disable Pen Tool Shortcut Toggles Between Pen and Mask Feather…tools, OK, and you'll see that this menu has now changed to where G cycles…through all of these tools. G, G, G, G, G.…In either mode, the Adobe team has made another change to the way that Pen tool works.…Normally, if you had the Pen tool selected and you hovered it over a line where…there is no vertex, you'll get a plus symbol, indicating you can add a vertex.…And if you hovered it over a point, you get a minus sign.…
- Understanding the global performance cache
- Using ray-traced rendering with beveling and extrusion
- Working with 3D Camera Tracker
- Performing rolling shutter repairs
- Adding variable mask feathering
- Working with CycoreFX HD plug-in
- Touring Imagineer Systems mocha AE and Adobe SpeedGrade
- Round-tripping between After Effects and MAXON CINEMA 4D
Skill Level Appropriate for all
1. Global Performance Cache
2. Motion Graphics Features
3. Visual Effects Features
4. Effects Updates
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