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by dcrooks
March 13th, 2020, 6:07 am
Forum: Scripts Discussion
Topic: something wrong with rd: Script Launcher or my script ?
Replies: 1
Views: 4192

something wrong with rd: Script Launcher or my script ?

hi I have a simple script to adjust the grey level of a layer using a temporary sampleImage expression to get the colour at the centre of the layer then set values in a Levels effect. It works fine when run from ESTK and also when run from Launch Pad but for some reason wigs out when I try to run it...
by dcrooks
October 29th, 2015, 4:44 pm
Forum: Scripts Discussion
Topic: function to select comps weirdness ???
Replies: 0
Views: 4240

function to select comps weirdness ???

hi I wrote a function a while back to return an array of selected comps, either the frontmost comp timeline or the comps in the Project Panel if it is front most. The idea is that if the user was viewing a comp's Timeline (or viewer window) it would only return an array with ONLY that single comp, b...
by dcrooks
September 7th, 2014, 1:55 am
Forum: Scripts Discussion
Topic: how to read the start timecode of a footage item
Replies: 0
Views: 4828

how to read the start timecode of a footage item

i thought this was going to be so simple but can't for the life of me work it out I'm writing a little script that looks at a layers source footage file (all videos) and then moves the layer to that point in the comp, basically aligning in time to where the footage was originally rendered. all is da...
by dcrooks
June 30th, 2014, 6:29 am
Forum: Scripts Discussion
Topic: Purge between render queue items
Replies: 0
Views: 4511

Purge between render queue items

hi All I'm trying to write a render script that will do a RAM purge between rendering each item in the queue. My approach was to use "renderQueue.item(index).onStatusChanged" to look for each render queue item to change status to 'Done' then stop the render, do the purge and then restart the render....
by dcrooks
April 3rd, 2014, 2:00 am
Forum: Script requests
Topic: redistribute points on a mask
Replies: 0
Views: 5127

redistribute points on a mask

hi All I'm trying to write a script to add to and then redistribute vertices along a closed mask path (to cleanup some auto trace results). So for example I have a closed mask with say, 25 vertices (with bezier handles), some of the vertices are bunched up together and others are spaced quite apart....
by dcrooks
December 17th, 2010, 3:35 am
Forum: Scripts Discussion
Topic: problems with new line character in a text file on Windows
Replies: 2
Views: 3836

Re: problems with new line character in a text file on Windo

Dan

you are a legend !
lineFeed = "windows" !!!!
that was one of the first things I randomly tried but for whatever reason it didn't work, I must have messed something else up.
thank you so much, I really had almost given up.

../daniel
by dcrooks
December 16th, 2010, 9:24 pm
Forum: Scripts Discussion
Topic: problems with new line character in a text file on Windows
Replies: 2
Views: 3836

problems with new line character in a text file on Windows

hi people I'm having an issue with a script that generates a .txt file. The script is being run on a mac and the end of line characters are fine when read on a mac but aren't being interpreted correctly on the PC (Notepad displays one very long line separated with the square box unrecognised charact...
by dcrooks
December 16th, 2010, 2:37 pm
Forum: Paul Tuersley's Scripts
Topic: AE to C4D
Replies: 82
Views: 346128

Re: AE to C4D

hi Paul jeepers, sorry for posting the download link, I didn't think. I'll edit my post as soon as i can get back into my cow account. and yeah I was intending to ask here first but it took a day for my registration to go through... more apologies for impatience. I'm running the script on a mac. I h...
by dcrooks
December 16th, 2010, 1:34 am
Forum: Paul Tuersley's Scripts
Topic: AE to C4D
Replies: 82
Views: 346128

Re: AE to C4D

hi Paul I'm wondering if you ever found a way to overcome the Windows end of line character issue ? I used your AEtoC4D script as inspiration for a much smaller script to output a text file with rotation data for a project. But the file needs to be read on a PC and when viewed in Notepad I'm getting...