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  1. The option to replace assets would be nice

    Coming from an AE standpoint, I am really used to the Replace Footage option and Character Rigging can be quite fastidious if your characters' got all (or a lot of) the phonemes.

    I tried to base my second character on my first one because I was expecting the option the Replace Footage to be there, layers are saved the same way, it's the exact resolution. That would have been saving a ton of work in pre-production.

    Saddly, it's not there... yet?
    Or maybe I am not looking at the good place?!

    Either way, that option should be implemented, I think…

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  2. This thing sucks it simply does not work.

    You should shut down and stop scamming people. Your software is gore level bad.

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  3. actual real-time playback? What a concept!

    Is this still a bug or am I crazy?!?

    You can't scrub through the timeline or even move and stop to a place in the timeline and see EXACTLY what is happening. You have to hit PLAY so that the app "wakes up" and updates/renders what you are supposed to see at that moment. Am I crazy? Why isn't everyone up in arms about this? It's absolutely unacceptable and unfathomable that this would even be happening. Yet, it's not a surprise at all since this is Adobe we're talking about and they are famous for such lazy oversights. I've addressed…

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  4. サイクルレイヤーでアニメーションさせた動きをパーティクルで反映させたい

    現状パーティクルで出現するのは静止画だけです。サイクルレイヤーやモーションラインなどで動きをつけたレイヤーがその動きを保ったままパーティクルで出現すれば表現の幅が広がると思いました。ご検討よろしくお願いいたします。

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  5. Insert Frames into Timeline

    It would be useful if the user could insert frames into the timeline (similar to Adobe Animate) so that it is easier to edit a recording in the likely event that new dialog needs to be inserted.

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  6. Ch is way too glitchy and has a mind of its own. I can literally exit out and come back in and it doesn't have the options it had previously

    Fix it..please. I'm so glad I finally use Premiere Pro. CH will driver you insane. Why are the options always changing. Like today....when I click on a puppet I normally get the option to edit the clothes, background etc. Today once I click on it it goes right into a scene as is.

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  7. Adding my backgrounds to Starter Mode too

    It would be great if I could add my own custom background to starter mode. I have a classroom and lab backdrop I like to use for my students, and want to keep using them even when I do a quick animation using starter mode (which is perfect for a quick turnaround video the night before I need it!)

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  8. My puppet won't show up

    When I drag my puppet to the scene it won't show up no matter what I do and I'm on the latest version.

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  9. Pocket version of character animator

    We would love a pocket version of Character Animator, to use on iPad or iphone. There are no programs offering this feature with AI real time animation. Adobe, please create it!

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  10. 書き出したパペットを読み込むとレイヤーピッカーや視線の設定が無効になってしまう

    レイヤーピッカーを『カメラ入力』にチェックを入れ、パペットトラックビヘイビアのアイコンを押して
    ソースパペットに反映させました。

    しかし、書き出したパペットを読み込むとその設定が無効になってしまいます。再設定をしなければならないので不便です。

    『視線』ビヘイビアも同様です。
    改善してほしいです。

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  11. I would like to be able to attach or pin one independent layer to another independent layer rather than just the static body layer.

    I would like to be able to attach or pin one independent layer to another independent layer rather than just the static body layer. I would like to be able to build limbs or even body structures that are made up of independent layers chained together, like segments of snake skin all attached to a single spine element. I'm imagining it like a blend on a path in illustrator, only I can now attach draggable handles to that path and animate it.

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  12. Real-time playback

    I don't think you guys noticed this, but I'm sure that thousands of your users have-

    In-app playback in Animate and Character Animator absolutely sucks. How is it that in 2002, you could scrub and play through the timeline as you work and get frame-accurate playback. But now, with vastly faster CPUs, we can't see that anymore and we have to resort to exporting videos and swfs just to see what we are doing actually looks like? You should be ashamed of yourselves at how poorly your apps perform, given the horsepower of modern computers. It's deplorable. What's your excuse…

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  13. hey are traditional songs and poems intended to entertain and educate small children and use poetic elements such as rhyme and rhythm to mee

    hey are traditional songs and poems intended to entertain and educate small children and use poetic elements such as rhyme and rhythm to meet the cognitive understanding of children rather than using figurative language in the same way complex poetry does.

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  14. Internal error code: (521764949:496+1) attempt to index a nil value

    Internal error code: (521764949:496+1) attempt to index a nil value

    How to fix this?

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  15. Bounding Boxes for X, Y & Scale

    I read two other ideas similar, but I think it comes down to bounding boxes, ala Photoshop, with Cmd and Option changing the box points' functions (skew, etc) as in PS. Instead of clicking a layer as in PS, you click the element in the timeline, and its box appears. Including cameras.

    Much more intuitive and fun to use. For CH, I think it would be more intuitive than in PS where you might have 100 layers.

    Related to this, if cameras can't get a bounding box, allowing the mouse/touch controls to affect X & Y coordinates to establish keyframed…

    2 votes

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  16. AME

    Get off your ***** and make AME work for once. Jobs was right- you guys are LAZY! We're sick of it. Get your act together already.

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  17. Allow the playback rate of a take to be changed

    (There are similar requests, but do not seem exactly the same, so posting a new request.)

    It would be useful to adjust the duration a take should play for. For example, you may record a take with a dragger, it looks great, but during editorial review you want to speed up a part of it a bit. It would be nice to be able to split that section from the main take, then adjust the playback rate so that the first and last values in the take are precise, but the frames in the middle of the take are interpolated…

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  18. Add Ae Advanced Puppet pin tool functionality to Dragger

    Adding the functionality of scale and rotate mesh that is in After Effects advanced puppet pin tool to allow for greater creativity in Character Animator.

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  19. Add the new 3D Design Space from After Effects

    Please add the new 3D Design Space and 3D gizmo from After Effects. Ch is made for this more intuitive approach!

    I'm at home in AE, but I'm sure there are animators who aren't.

    Thanks for listening.

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  20. allow app to request permission to use the microphone

    app will not ask access permission to use the microphone - how do I correct this?

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