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masking

Posted: Mon, 11th Jun 2007, 8:48pm

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battlecam182

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How do i turn ON a mask in a spicific frame and turn it OFF in another?
Posted: Mon, 11th Jun 2007, 10:11pm

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DavidLittlefield

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Im not sure if you can, well it depends on what your doing it in I guess. But anyways.

Just have the mask out of the frame for as long as you need it out, then put it in it's place when you want it. BUT! You must be careful to put "keyframes" in. Or else your mask will slowly creep into the frame. If you don't understand what I mean ask, but it takes a bit to explain.
Posted: Mon, 11th Jun 2007, 11:15pm

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battlecam182

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thats what i'm having trouble with, the mask creeps very slowly into the frame!
Posted: Mon, 11th Jun 2007, 11:53pm

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Axeman

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You simply set a keyframe at the frame immediately before you want it to appear. If you want the mask to start on frame 26, then go to frame 25 and drag it out of frame, then go to frame 26 and place it where you want it. You can also use the transparency control to make the mask disappear without moving it.