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by blastframe
February 7th, 2016, 10:29 pm
Forum: Scripts Discussion
Topic: New Window Appearing behind After Effects
Replies: 2
Views: 4407

Re: New Window Appearing behind After Effects

zold wrote:Windows of type 'window' are never practical to use in AE. You should use palettes, panels or dialogs.

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new Window('palette'
would work better. Consider using my UI builder "Boethos", available at crgreen.com/boethos
It's totally free.

-cg
Thanks, I'll give it a try!
by blastframe
January 17th, 2016, 2:49 pm
Forum: Scripts Discussion
Topic: New Window Appearing behind After Effects
Replies: 2
Views: 4407

New Window Appearing behind After Effects

Hello, I have a dockable script UI that creates a new Window using the following code: var prefs = new Window('window',"Window Name",undefined, {resizeable: true}); prefs.layout.layout(true); prefs.show(); *There is other code in the enclosing function that adds the UI and functions to buttons that ...
by blastframe
April 14th, 2015, 5:38 pm
Forum: Scripts Discussion
Topic: How can I launch After Effects in German (Windows or Mac)?
Replies: 1
Views: 3893

How can I launch After Effects in German (Windows or Mac)?

Hello,
I have to test a script for After Effects in German. Is there a way to launch After Effects in another language even though it was installed in English?

Thank you!
by blastframe
April 14th, 2015, 5:28 pm
Forum: Scripts Discussion
Topic: How can I avoid using 'eval()'?
Replies: 0
Views: 4319

How can I avoid using 'eval()'?

Hello, I'm trying to get After Effects to see a property path string (i.e. ('Contents')('Group 1')('Contents')('Rectangle 1')('Contents')('Rectangle Path 1')('Position’)) as a property. I can do this with eval(), but I have been told that this is bad practice and could be potentially used maliciou...
by blastframe
March 14th, 2015, 3:23 pm
Forum: Scripts Discussion
Topic: Selection order for selectedProperties?
Replies: 0
Views: 4134

Selection order for selectedProperties?

app.project.activeItem.selectedLayers seems to be ordered by the selection order, but app.project.activeItem.selectedProperties (at least in Shape Layers) seems to be ordered by the stacking order. Is there a way to get the selection order for selectedProperties?

Thank you!