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Particle World Custom Adjustment

Explorer ,
Nov 10, 2019 Nov 10, 2019

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I am working on a Particle World shot with a bunch of fish in it. What can I do to ensure that all of the particles have 100% Opacity (no fading), and to make the ones in the foreground larger than the ones in the background?

 

(Or, if I have to, I could just make all of them the exact same size, birth to death.)

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Adobe Community Professional , Nov 10, 2019 Nov 10, 2019
You just need a couple of tweaks. In the Particle Section spin down the Opacity map. When you hover over the graph you can draw a new one. Just scrub back and forth at the top until the opacity is always at 100%. Then, to keep the particles from fading in at birth set the Hole Particle release to 1%. Your particle section should look something like this:

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Adobe Community Professional ,
Nov 10, 2019 Nov 10, 2019

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You just need a couple of tweaks. In the Particle Section spin down the Opacity map. When you hover over the graph you can draw a new one. Just scrub back and forth at the top until the opacity is always at 100%. Then, to keep the particles from fading in at birth set the Hole Particle release to 1%. Your particle section should look something like this:

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May 16, 2021 May 16, 2021

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mine doesn't seem to let me change the opacity map. tried every mouse button and modifyer key but nothing seems to affect it.

 

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Aug 24, 2021 Aug 24, 2021

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I'm having the same problem as dylS E.
The Opacity Map doesn't respond to any clicks by mouse or wacom pen. 

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