Master controls


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Master controls

In the last movie, we showed you how to use Effect > Expression Controls to create the user interface for an expression applied to a layer. In this movie, we're going to show you how to use Expression controls to create one set of master controls that affect multiple layers. To do that, let's go ahead and close this up, Close All, just clean up our interface, go to the Project panel and this time open up 07-Master Controls*starter. Here we have a bunch of text and a bar created using shape layers that are all boring white. And we know the client is going to want these to be different color, and we know the client has a way of changing their mind.

So, instead of changing the color for every one of these layers every time the client does change his/her mind, instead let's create one set of controls that can apply to all of these layers. Now I could choose one of these layers to be the layer that has these master controls, or I can create a brand-new layer that has just the ...

Master controls
Video duration: 6m 57s 1h 37m Intermediate Updated Nov 29, 2012

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Master 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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