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Tips to Slim Down (your project) in 2009After Effects: Hide those excess parameters! TIMELINE!
In this tip, I'll take a look at my favorite animation application: Adobe's After Effects again.
If you're using shape layers - - you might be tempted to go crazy with the groups and sub-layered shapes and modifiers. I know I do. How do I manage working with all of those tiny little parameters? Easy, trim down your timeline view with a couple easy clicks.
Here's a really simple way to hide the clutter in your TIMELINE and only focus on the parameters you need to render the final composition.
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Ko Maruyama is a freelance animator in Los Angeles. In addition to working on film and broadcast animations, Ko teaches at Pasadena's Art Center College of Design - focusing on motion design. When working, writing or testing software allows, you can find him lending a hand in the After Effects board and lurking among the Cinema4D, Visual Effects and Photoshop posts within the DMNForums.
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