Cloned lights to after effects
Posted: 09 October 2018 05:40 PM   [ Ignore ]  
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Hello,

Is there a simple way to get the positions of lights in a cloner, in after effects?
When extracting from C4D in AE CC, I only get one light instead of all the clones.

One method I can think of is to make the cloner editable, then iterate through all the lights to sample the clone locations, but this is quite a complex solution/workaround which would need to be adapted if clone count is changed etc. I just wanted to check if there is a simple solution I’m missing.

Thanks!
Nick

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Posted: 09 October 2018 06:06 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 1 ]  
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Hi Nick,

Save your scene, Main Menu> File>Save Project for Melangeā€¦

Then open this scene file in Ae and your lights should be there.
See screen capture
https://www.amazon.com/clouddrive/share/MDyBk2K7myxKs22Iz4X3QP3gu041bKSGcqcrUy8eleJ

It shows first the behavior that you have described, then where to save it and how it works in Ae CC 2018

Let me know if you have any further questions, I’m happy to look into it.

Cheers

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Posted: 10 October 2018 04:14 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 2 ]  
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That’s awesome! Thank you!

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Posted: 10 October 2018 05:20 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 3 ]  
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Yes, Nick N., it is awesome: I remember the feeling about it, when Rick Barrett mentioned it the first time.
This is just a great option, no workarounds like in the past anymore.

ENJOY.

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