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How to show transform property by scripting

Explorer ,
Jan 02, 2024 Jan 02, 2024

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Hi,
I wondering how to collapse or show a certain transform property for a layer though scritpting in after effects, for example how to show opacity property like if i hit the (T) from keyboard or position (P)?

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Jan 02, 2024 Jan 02, 2024

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You can't really do this.

You can use this function to show a property.

Show a property using Extendscript 

 

And to collapse the property, you need to duplicate the layer and delete the original layer.

 

 

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Jan 02, 2024 Jan 02, 2024

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Thanks you so much, that was very helpfull.

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Explorer ,
Jan 05, 2024 Jan 05, 2024

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I've tested this, and it does work, but it takes time, especially when dealing with numerous layers. Additionally, the orange message is quite annoying. Hopefully, Adobe will address this issue in a future update.

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Explorer ,
Jan 03, 2024 Jan 03, 2024

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In After Effects scripting, you can show or collapse a specific transform property for a layer using the property name command, where "Property Name" represents the property you want to manipulate, such as "Opacity" or "Position". Adjusting this property allows you to toggle its visibility similar to using keyboard shortcuts like (T) for opacity or (P) for position. For detailed code examples and implementation, refer to the Adobe community thread on scripting specific property visibility in After Effects.

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Jan 05, 2024 Jan 05, 2024

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Unfortunately, I couldn't find a strict way to accomplish this. If you have a link to anything that can help, please share it. Thanks.

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Community Beginner ,
Jan 26, 2024 Jan 26, 2024

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hi, maybr you can write other script like vbs and run it by ae script "system.callSystem"?, we cant only use ae script.

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