Hanging a poster (new in CS6)


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Hanging a poster (new in CS6)

In the previous movie, we tracked our original 2D footage and used this data to create a 3D camera and a Null placed on the plane where we want to place our brand-new object or layer in After Effects. In this case, we want to place this poster. I'm going to enable the poster's 3D layer switch because I wanted to be in 3D space so it reacts to the 3D camera. I need to reveal the Parenting column to attach this poster to our Track Null that we created.

You can right-click on any of these column headers and choose Parenting, or you can use the shortcut key of holding Shift and pressing F4 and then you'll get your Parent column. With my poster still selected, I'm going to click on its parent pop up. And in doing so, you'll see some text appear in your timeline that is new to After Effects CS6. It's a little helper that tells you, you can hold the Shift to move a layer to the location of its parent. In other words, it would zero out any position offset from the pare...

Hanging a poster (new in CS6)
Video duration: 8m 8s 3h 22m Intermediate Updated Dec 12, 2012

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Hanging a poster (new in CS6) provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Chris Meyer and Trish Meyer as part of the After Effects Apprentice 12: Tracking and Keying

Subject:
Video
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After Effects
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