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I am having trouble creating layer motion, via timeline animating. I have followed Create timeline animations and gone through two support chats now. The first agent simply hung up on me and the second one eventually gave up too, saying they had no support for this, and told me to check their support articles or this forum.
I have checked their support articles and followed them step-by-step, but they do not work.
The problem is that there is no motion between the two keyframes when I preview. The layer simply stays at the position where I moved it to create the second keyframe. I've deleted my preferences twice, to try an solve this issue. I'm now out of ideas and apparently so is Adobe.
I figured it out. Turning my shape layers into smart objects worked. I don't know why support couldn't tell me this.
Thank you, John, for this information! You're a lifesaver.
That doesn't work...
You don't convert the layer to a Smart Object unless the Transform option isn't showing. To bring back the Position option just rasterize the layer.
thank you it works!
Sorry to hear about a bad experience, as you're not able to work on Photoshop's timeline, could you please follow the steps mentioned below and let us know if it helps?
Let us know how it goes.
Your suggestion is exactly what I have done. Several times. I even listed out the steps I've taken so far, in this post...hate to sound rude, but your Adobe support staff don't seem to be paying much attention or know what they're talking about.
I found no way to animate the Position property of a shape layer, other than to first convert it to a smart object and create keyframes for the Transform property. The support article I followed mentions nothing about this issue and I'm not sure why shape layers will not let me animate them.
Yep, same error here.
Yea all my objects are smart objects and that didn't work for me.