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Laser

Posted: Sun, 27th Apr 2008, 8:40am

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Darth Fughog

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Hello,
I was wondering how to edit lasers and move them around?
Thanks
Darth Fughog sleep
Posted: Sun, 27th Apr 2008, 4:37pm

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Plainly

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Hi there Darth Fughog,

I like your name. razz

Lasers really works the same as neon light, only with two handles.

These are the handles:



Click and drag one of them, the laser will move with it:



To learn to animate lasers, I recommend watching this video tutorial.

To edit the laser, there are quite some different things you can change. When you add the laser effect on your timeline, the toolbox, at the right of your screen, will automatically look like this:



Just change those things around and your laser will start looking more like you want it to. Of course, you can also use presets so you don't have to do it yourself, but even then it's good to be able to customize.

I hope this helps you,

Plainly
Posted: Fri, 16th May 2008, 8:38pm

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Crackerjack

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Is it possible to edit lasers like the ones Plainly showed in Effectslab Lite?
Posted: Fri, 16th May 2008, 9:02pm

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SilverDragon7

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I believe 'Lazers' are only in Visionlab Studio. But in effectslab (lite or pro) there is 'Neon Light,' which, in basic from, can also become a lazer.

So to answer you question, yes.
Posted: Fri, 16th May 2008, 10:11pm

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Rocinante

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Well I know that Lasers are in Effects Lab Pro, The lightning Engine is a Vision Lab exclusive though.
Posted: Sun, 18th May 2008, 9:10pm

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JediMaster567

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yeah Elab does lasers did you mention that you move the laser every frame if your useing a laser blaster?