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  1. Make expression controls inside composition accessible to the layer instance outside

    I have a composition of a keyboard with each key to light up on a note. I make the keyboard and several checkbox controls for the highlight. Now I put the keyboard composition as a layer in a composition that has all the note info.

    Why can't I make the checkboxes inside the composition available to the layer so that I can have multiple note arrangements using the same keyboard composition? I can't make this link without hard-coding the composition name into the keyboard composition. So I have to make a duplicate keyboard for each composition I want to use…

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    Resolved  ·  3 comments  ·  Compositing & effects  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. Bug - Roughen Edges doesn't work the same in 2020 as it does in previous versions

    In AE CC 2020, the Roughen Edges effect still shows the original edges of shapes and vectors. It also produces oddly colored edges.

    This wasn't the case before this version. It used to produce nice rough edges.

    7 votes

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    12 comments  ·  Compositing & effects  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. URGENT BUG - Effects on 3D shape layers don't show at all - 2020 17.0.2

    This is a crucial bug that needs to be fixed IMMEDIATELY!

    Any shape layer that's 3D doesn't show any effects. If 3D is disabled on the layer, the effects show.

    This is a crippling bug introduced in the latest update and it needs to be fixed ASAP!!!!

    3 votes

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    Resolved  ·  2 comments  ·  Compositing & effects  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. BUG: Pickwhip in expression editor

    When Pickwipping a slider inside and expression with brackets, the auto expression will miss the closed bracket because of the outside brackets. This means you need to add another bracket on the end which is fine, but some people may not see it get missed until an error spits out.

    1 vote

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    0 comments  ·  Compositing & effects  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hi Josiah,

    Thank you very much for reporting this issue. As of After Effects’ March 2021 release ( version 18.0 ), pick-whipping between brackets properly preserves all existing brackets and no longer results in an expression that needs correcting. Please let us know if you continue to see any issues with pick-whipping in the expression editor after updating to AE 18.0.

    https://helpx.adobe.com/after-effects/user-guide.html/after-effects/kb/fixed-issues.ug.html

    - John, After Effects Engineering Team

  5. баги в варп стабилайзере

    на варп стабилайзере не могу выделять мышкой несколько трек поинтов. выделяющая маска рисуется где то в левом верхнем углу. поправьте плиз этот баг. а то очень неудобно по одной точке выделять с зажатым шифтом((

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  6. CC Vignette bugs

    Found a very easy way to replicate buggy behavior with CC Vignette.
    1.Put any image or media in the timeline
    2.Create an adjustment layer on top of it and add CC Vignette.
    3. set a couple position keys on the adjustment layer and animate it.
    4. You should see lots of strange behavior on the layers beneath the adjustment layer.

    I ran into this issue lots when working with full-screen comps that had to shift over to split-screen.

    2 votes

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  7. Bug report: Exposure effect > Gamma Correction control is broken

    The Exposure effect in the latest version gives a different result with the same exposure values as before. For example, in my project I have the Exposure effect with the Exposure value set to 3. If I open the project in the latest AE version it looks so much brighter. To get the same look in CC 2014, I have to set the Exposure value to 15 instead of 3.

    I found that the Gamma Correction slider in the Exposure effect behave inconsistently with the previous versions of AE. If the Exposure value is set to 0 and you drag…

    3 votes

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  8. Fix "Work Area" preview functionality

    When I have a Work Area delineated in my composition, I hit Preview (Numpad 0). Currently, under the Preview Panel, I have the Range set to "Work Area" for Numpad 0. I would expect this to then just render preview frames in that Work Area. Instead, it renders those preview frames -- and then continues to render frames until the end of the composition, causing a massive slowdown. I contacted Adobe support and they directed me here.

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  9. After Effects Crash on .TGA import to comp. Also get better customer service that can actually answer questions regarding a specific product

    Latest version of After Effects. Import a .TGA sequence fine. Import a single .TGA and After Effects crashes and requires I close the app. The .TGA sequence that imports fine is 8192 X 8192. The single .TGA is the same size. One crashes after effects the other does not. This BUG just showed up today after update. Additionally I attempted to contact support and was directed to a person that was reading from a web page trying to assist, zero experience with After Effects. We pay a monthy subscription and the only time I have ever contact Adobe about a…

    2 votes

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  10. apply color LUT strength slider

    I use the "Apply color LUT" effect all of the time. However more often than not I need to adjust the strength of the LUT, so it would be very handy to have a "strength" slider build right into this plug-in.

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    1 comment  ·  Compositing & effects  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thank you for filing this request.

    In the Timeline panel, every effect has a Compositing options section, which includes an Effect Opacity control. (This is also the set of controls you would use to add a mask to the effect.)

    Does this do what you want for the Apply Color LUT effect? Or are you asking for a different result? If something different, please elaborate.

    Update 4 Dec 2018:
    Based on your comment below, I’m going to close this as resolved. Glad the effect opacity control works for you.

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