LIBRARY: Tutorials Reviews Interviews Editorials Features Business Authors RSS Feed

Changing Shortcuts with After Effects

Changing Shortcuts with After Effects
A CreativeCOW After Effects Video Tutorial


CreativeCOW presents Changing Shortcuts with After Effects--Video Training by Aharon Rabinowitz

Aharon Rabinowitz Aharon Rabinowitz
New York, USA

©2008 Aharon Rabinowitz and Creativecow.net. All rights reserved.

Article Focus:
In this video tutorial, Creative Cow leader Aharon Rabinowitz shows you how to be an AE road warrior by changing the keyboard shortcuts to account for missing keys on a laptop - such as the Ram Preview key or the Audio Preview key.





This tutorial is also available as a podcast. Click here to find it and many other AE podcasts.


 After Effects: The Next Level, vol, 2: CS 3 Tips and Techniques by Aharon Rabinowitz And be sure to check out the new Cow Master Series DVD,
After Effects: The Next Level, vol, 2: CS 3 Tips and Techniques
by Aharon Rabinowitz
Over 6.5 hours of training to take your work to the next level!

NEW!! Aharon Rabinowitz knows how to make cool effects with After Effects. As the Creative Director of All Bets Are Off Productions in New York City, he also knows what you need to know to make the most of this very powerful program, to help you get the job done. Whether you're a working professional, or hope to become one, these 45 tutorials are for you.

or view all the available COW Master Series DVDs here.









Comments

Customizing Preview Shortcut for CS4 After Effects
by Masahiro Sugano
Aharon, you the man. It worked like a pumpkin pie.

I have CS4 Production Bundle with Mac OSX 10.6.2 on brand new Macbook Pro I bought in late 2009. I even bought this wireless keypad just to have that "0" keypad. But it was a pain in the butt because Mac required it to have Number Lock on and this "Number Lock" key on this accessory numerical pad worked also as "delete" key. So you can imagine the headache.

Anyway, by following your instruction I changed the shortcut key for RAM preview to (Shift+Z) and it worked clean and swanky. I actually wanted to make it (Shift+Forwardslash) to keep it on my right hand side, but it wasn't working. Maybe "Forwardslash" was not the right way to identify the "/?" key?

Thanks anyway. This video made me want to by your DVDs.

Peace,
Masahiro from Chicago

Changing Shortcuts with After Effects
by dean harris
what about MAC?

I couldn't find it on the MAC.

Thanks
Changing Shortcuts with After Effects
by Paul Bertham
Hi Aaron,

there


Related Articles / Tutorials:
Adobe After Effects
Create an Arrow or Pointer preset for After Effects

Create an Arrow or Pointer preset for After Effects

In this video tutorial, Graham reveals a really quick way to use Shape Layers to make an arrow preset that you can use to point to anything in Adobe After Effects.


Graham Quince
Adobe After Effects
Realistic Water Movement with Fractal Noise

Realistic Water Movement with Fractal Noise

In this tutorial video, Andy Ford shows you how to use the Fractal Noise effect in After Effects to add movement to water in a still photo

Feature
Andy Ford
Adobe After Effects
Adobe Creative Cloud September 2020 Update: Streamlined workflows that make storytelling easier

Adobe Creative Cloud September 2020 Update: Streamlined workflows that make storytelling easier

The current environment is forcing us to rethink and reimagine so much. Content creators, from broadcasters to streaming services to social video creators, are finding new ways of working that prove creativity and resourcefulness are inherent to the video industry. Adobe's Eric Philpott explores Adobe's developments in response to the ever evolving challenges we face today.

Editorial
Eric Philpott
Adobe After Effects
Makin' Planets! Saturn (with rings and shadows)

Makin' Planets! Saturn (with rings and shadows)

In this video, Graham shows how to make Saturn's rings using Polar Coordinates, then use an Alpha Invert Matte along with a simple expression to cut the rings out.


Graham Quince
Adobe After Effects
Text Box Background Preset in After Effects

Text Box Background Preset in After Effects

Graham's latest tutorial shows you how to combine several effects to generate a background for any text layer you add to an After Effects comp.

Tutorial
Graham Quince
Adobe After Effects
Makin' An Eclipse

Makin' An Eclipse

In this tutorial for Adobe After Effects, I use the Circle effect, Fractal Noise, Polar Coordinates and CC Light Rays to create a 2D solar eclipse.

Tutorial
Graham Quince
Adobe After Effects
How To Put Yourself In Any Movie Part 3: Keying Greenscreen

How To Put Yourself In Any Movie Part 3: Keying Greenscreen

Following the huge response to parts one and two of independent filmmaker Cody Pyper's Adobe Photoshop and After Effects tutorial series, "Put Yourself In Any Movie!", here is the truly EPIC series finale, which is the most complete single keying tutorial we've ever seen. It's all here, including Red Giant's Primatte Keyer, Premiere Pro's Lumetri Color Panel, AE's Keylight filter, everything you need to know about curves and levels, realistic blurs, shadows and VFX, and more! Did we mention that this is epic? EPIC!


Cody Pyper
Adobe After Effects
Makin' a 3D Nebula in Photoshop, Cinema4DLite, and After Effects

Makin' a 3D Nebula in Photoshop, Cinema4DLite, and After Effects

Graham continues his space tutorial series, featuring the Orion Nebula

Tutorial
Graham Quince
Adobe After Effects
Motion Tracking in After Effects

Motion Tracking in After Effects

During this short video tutorial, Andy Ford shows you how to apply Track Motion to aerial drone footage

Feature
Andy Ford
Adobe After Effects
Free Tablet and Phone Screen Replacement Tracking Images

Free Tablet and Phone Screen Replacement Tracking Images

Here's a giveaway for anyone interested in trying to do a screen replacement for their iPad, iPhone, Tablet or phone.


Graham Quince
MORE
© 2020 CreativeCOW.net All Rights Reserved
[TOP]