Expression controls


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Expression controls

In the previous movie, we showed you how to write a Wiggle expression for virtually any parameter inside After Effects and tantalized you with the various wiggle animation presets to put a form of user interface onto the Wiggle expression. Next, I'd like to show you how you can create your own user interface for expressions. To do that, let's look a different example. Go back to the Project panel and this time open up 06-Effects*starter. I am going to press 0 on numeric keypad to RAM Preview, and what we have here is some text that's being twisted in a random wiggly fashion.

To see what's going on, we'll select that text layer and type EE, two Es in quick succession, to reveal any expressions applied to that layer. Indeed, I see that wiggle has been applied to the Angle expression for the Twirl Effect. I'll go ahead and press F3, just to open this up in the Effects Control panel. Now that you know how wiggle works, you see we are wiggling at three times a second,...

Expression controls
Video duration: 7m 52s 1h 37m Intermediate Updated Nov 29, 2012

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Expression controls provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Chris Meyer and Trish Meyer as part of the After Effects Apprentice 09: Expressions

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Video
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After Effects
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