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Masking - any way to improve visibility?

Posted: Sat, 14th Feb 2009, 8:49pm

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Oyarsa

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Is there a way to turn off red filling on a mask so you can see better? Or better yet redraw the mask for every frame instead of moving every point of the mask each frame like with neon lights?
Posted: Sat, 14th Feb 2009, 9:11pm

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Axeman

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Not sure you can turn it off completely, but by turning the visibility of the mask off you can see what you are doing a whole lot better. Then when you are done animating it, go back to frame 1 and turn it back on.
Posted: Sat, 14th Feb 2009, 9:38pm

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Paradox Pictures

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Actually yes you can. stat by going to the top left corner of the screen.




and chose the triange button



Click that and then choose 0% transparency to get a completely transperant shape.



Or you can change the line color and Shape color.

I hope this helps. smile
Posted: Sat, 14th Feb 2009, 9:39pm

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Axeman

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Right you are, I totally forgot about that litle control. Thanks for the reminder, Movie Kid 4.
Posted: Sat, 14th Feb 2009, 9:41pm

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Paradox Pictures

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Axeman wrote:

Right you are, I totally forgot about that litle control. Thanks for the reminder, Movie Kid 4.
Your Welcome
Posted: Sat, 14th Feb 2009, 11:55pm

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Oyarsa

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Thanks, that helped a lot!