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Pause till layer marker

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A handy little expression to stop a nested comp playing till you want it to
After Effects CS3
Useful things
Expressions

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Paste this on the Time Remap property (you'll have to turn on time remapping first; cmd-opt-t). Now the nested comp won't start playing till it hits a layer marker (asterisk on the numeric keypad).
try {
m = thisLayer.marker.nearestKey(time);
linear(time, m.time, outPoint, 0, outPoint - m.time);
} catch(e) {
value
}
by Ian Haigh, http://ianhaigh.com

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expression, time, remap, comp, stop, play

(Min. Version: After Effects CS3, Category: Useful things, Type: Expressions)
posted by vfx007 on Feb 24, 2011

 

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