Trim Paths in Animate CC?

Community Beginner ,
Jun 29, 2017 Jun 29, 2017

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All is in the title...
Why in 2017 "Trim paths" is still not available in Animate CC?? It's a basic animation effect, available in after effect but for strange and mysterious reasons unknown in Animate where it's really a nightmare to create similar effect (and spend hours), however Trim path would so have his place in Animate.
I'm an illustrator and animator, I use Animate for 99% of my work and I SO need this option... PLEASE update it!!!!

(and sorry for my uggly english)

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Adobe Employee , Jun 29, 2017 Jun 29, 2017
You can place a request with the team directly using the wishlist form Feature Request/Bug Report Form Thanks,Preran

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Jun 29, 2017 Jun 29, 2017

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You can place a request with the team directly using the wishlist form Feature Request/Bug Report Form

Thanks,

Preran

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New Here ,
Mar 27, 2018 Mar 27, 2018

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I need it too!!! Please

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Community Beginner ,
Jun 29, 2017 Jun 29, 2017

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Thanks Preran!

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Explorer ,
Oct 10, 2019 Oct 10, 2019

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Me too! Thanks

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New Here ,
May 29, 2020 May 29, 2020

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I'm in 2020 and it's still the same... What I do is I do a mask layer and just draw on it... like literally frme by frame. Finally it gives me the effect I need but it takes time... This simple trick can be easily done in AE (3-5 minutes).
However if I trim a simple path like a square, or a circle this can beeasily attainable by transforming the mask and applying either Shape Tween or Classic Tween. 
Gosh I spend days trying to solve this issue and the only solution for compound shapes is to draw on mask layer frame by frame... Pity...

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Explorer ,
Oct 20, 2021 Oct 20, 2021

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Yes Adobe Animate seems lacking in the animation features. Go figure. Please add this feature.

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Explorer ,
Oct 23, 2021 Oct 23, 2021

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Please add this feature

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Contributor ,
Jan 11, 2022 Jan 11, 2022

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Hi, all!
Ok. We all know - Adobe will never ever listen in us. We can spam in that Feature Request Form for eternity. They will not give us that feature. And there is no answer "why" on earth.

The question is - How to simulate it? Here we are users, all we are using Animate, I guess. So - what is the solution? Is there any trick, method, something, how to (for example) reveal a square outline continuously?

 

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Explorer ,
Jan 11, 2022 Jan 11, 2022

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You can refer to this tutorial https://www.bilibili.com/video/BV1J54y1B72n 

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Community Beginner ,
Jan 11, 2022 Jan 11, 2022

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Yes my friend, I also support this idea, come on adobe, I will also send a request;

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