*NEW* Animated hide edge tool

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*NEW* Animated hide edge tool

Post by synthsin75 » Fri Mar 17, 2017 5:41 am

Animated hide edge tool

https://sites.google.com/site/synthsin/ ... ects=0&d=1

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Pretty self-explanatory. This will handle shapes created after you've done some hide edge animation, but deleting shapes after you do some animation may have unintended results.
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Re: *NEW* Animated hide edge tool

Post by chucky » Mon Mar 20, 2017 1:48 pm

Wow Wes! You did it!
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Re: *NEW* Animated hide edge tool

Post by funksmaname » Tue Mar 21, 2017 2:00 am

Wow Wes, not tried yet but this is awesome - solves a huge problem!
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Re: *NEW* Animated hide edge tool

Post by Ahroo » Wed Mar 22, 2017 4:28 pm

Thank you, Wes - this will be a great help and time saver!
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Re: *NEW* Animated hide edge tool

Post by Greenlaw » Tue Jul 17, 2018 4:38 pm

Great job, Wes! I was playing around with your Animated Hide Edge tool this morning and trying it with a character I'm working on at home. So far it's working out very nicely.

For users just getting around to trying this:

I knew that the generated 'hide edge' switch layer needed to be kept in the same level with the artwork layer but I wasn't sure what would happen if a reference of the artwork layer was moved to another location. Would it use the switch layer keys through the original layer or did it need to see another switch layer at its own level? It turns out the artwork reference needs its own switch layer at the same level but a reference of the original switch layer works fine. That makes sense I guess.

Anyway, this is an incredibly useful feature. I hope the SM developers can implement a fully integrated version of this feature (i.e., one that doesn't require the switch to hold keyframes) in a future Moho.
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Re: *NEW* Animated hide edge tool

Post by synthsin75 » Tue Jul 17, 2018 8:26 pm

I'm glad you guys are finding this useful.
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