Bug Report - Layer/Camera/Link Focus Distance To Layer does not work!
Hunter Hempen commented
Likewise, in CC 2019 the linking function for camera focus also does not behave as expected. It is indeed linking to it but the focus is always offset by the original distance no mater what.
Thank you for reporting this issue. We are able to reproduce a similar problem here with the Link Focus Distance to Layer command, Create Orbit Null, and increasing the Scale of the Orbit Null; the focus is no longer aligned with the target layer in this case. However, this doesn't seem to line up with your statement about changing the expression engine to Legacy ExtendScript because the same problem exists when using either expression engine. Would you be able to post a project file that demonstrates the case where switching expression engine fixes the issue?
Thanks again for filing this bug,
- John, After Effects Engineering Team