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copying animated masks?

Posted: Tue, 22nd Sep 2009, 12:02am

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joe billy

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Just curious, if I create a mask and animate it over a few frames then copy and paste the mask on a different clip, will it lose all keyframe data, or still be animated?
Posted: Tue, 22nd Sep 2009, 12:34am

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FXstudios99

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Yes and no. I was only able to copy and paste a mask within the same project (I'm not sure if its me or the program). But when I did paste it, it retained its keyframes, so unless someone can find a way to copy and paste over different projects, I'm not sure how you'd use it.

Hope this helps!
Posted: Tue, 22nd Sep 2009, 1:08am

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Axeman

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Any time you want to transfer something from one project to another, that is what the preset system is for. Create a preset of the mask containing all the animation data, and you can apply it in any project you want.

Within the same project, all animation data will be retained through a copy/paste.
Posted: Tue, 22nd Sep 2009, 10:12pm

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joe billy

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Cool! thanks guys!