Exploring the power of the Link behavior


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Exploring the power of the Link behavior

One of the features I'm most excited about in Motion 4 is the new Link behavior. Basically what this does is it allows you to link the parameter of one object to the parameter of another object. And if you don't understand what I mean, don't sweat it, because that's what we are here for. Let's check out this project, press F5 on your keyboard to open the Project pane. You'll notice we have two groups, the Circle of Life and Bugs. I know they don't really look like bugs just yet, but if you hit Play/Pause, you'll see they kind of flicker and if you are joining me from the last video, you'll notice that these are the same kind of flickering bugs.

All it is, is a parameter behavior called Randomize that's on the Opacity. So it makes some kind of flicker a little bit. So what we are going to do is a Link behavior is link the motion of the bugs swarming around the Circle of Life to the opacity of the center circle. So as a circle gets more bright, the ...

Exploring the power of the Link behavior
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Exploring the power of the Link behavior provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Ian Robinson as part of the Motion 4 Essential Training

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