Managing expressions


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Managing expressions

Now, before we go further, let's show a few ways of managing expressions. This little equal sign is very important. It shows that an expression is active. If I click on the equal sign, it becomes not equal, and that expression is now temporarily disabled for that layer. I will RAM preview, you will see I still have my scale animation; I just no longer have the rotation animation. But if I want it back, I will click on this again and turn that back on, and now that expression is in force again.

If I indeed want to delete the expression, I can either select the text and Backspace to delete it, I will undo; or again, Option+Alt click on the property to again delete that expression. I will undo again. Let's say that you want to reveal the expressions applied to a layer. Well, the same key that you used to reveal keyframes, U, will also reveal expressions for a layer. I'm pressing U again, and there are my expressions.

So U reveals both keyframes and expressions--anything that's cau...

Managing expressions
Video duration: 3m 22s 1h 37m Intermediate Updated Nov 29, 2012

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Managing expressions 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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After Effects
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