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Electric Dog Flanimate Power Tools v.5.0.0 released


This is a major stable release
It is highly recommended that all users upgrade to take advantage of the latest changes

New tools:
  • FreeStyle rigging – KineFlex is now also a SM Rigging tool, which allows quick FreeStyle rigging of any number of Symbol instances without any preparation. Magnet Targets and Center Markers are automatically added when needed.
  • Auto-rig – SMR Panel now has Auto-rig function to automatically create the hierarchy and tag an edaptable build with SMR info.
  • Change Master Parent – new function in the drop-down menu of SMR Panel. Redefines the existing SMR hierarchy, based on user selection.
  • New panel: Symbol Palette Control
  • New command: Duplicate Symbol Recursive
  • New command: Prev Or Next Symbol In Library
  • New mode in Set Reg Point To Transform PointZero Transform mode. This is effectively a new command.

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Added features:
  • SMR Panel: Auto-rig – new button at the bottom – Create Smart Magnet Rig Automatically
  • SGC Panel: Users are now free to roll over metadata and control multiple symbol instances with SGC and also remove this metadata from any frame selection more easily
  • SGC Panel: Synchronized item's metadata can now also be transferred to selected frames via Roll Over button
  • KineFlex now has the added option to 'jump' to the current Keyframe when an element of a Smart Magnet Rig is clicked on a non-key frame
  • Swap Multiple Symbols is hidden by default in CC versions of Animate
  • Smart Transform has a new setting – users can optionally choose whether to switch to Q-tool after a Smart Transform operation or not
  • Set Reg Point To Transform Point is now dual function. See above.
  • EDAPT Control Panel: Added option to restore the EDAPT Shortcuts to their default state

 

FreeStyle SM rigging

KineFlex is now also a SM Rigging tool, which allows quick FreeStyle rigging of any number of Symbol instances without any preparation. Magnet Targets and Center Markers are automatically added when needed.

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Auto-rig

Automatically create a Smart Magnet Rig. Symbols have to be prepared in the same way as for manual rigging.

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NEW

Symbol Palette Control panel

Interactive panel which allows users to create multiple color palettes associated with a Symbol and then switch between these palettes.
Color palettes can be copied (cloned), modified with color effects, reorganized, saved as files or loaded from a saved file.

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Prev Or Next Symbol In Library

Swaps the currently selected Symbol instance with the next or previous Symbol in the Library. Works within the confinement of a Library Folder and always goes through the list in alphabetical order.

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Change Master Parent

Redefines the parent-child hierarchy in a Smart Magnet Rig by re-assigning Master Parent status to the currently selected Symbol instance and inverting some hierarchical chains when necessary.

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NEW

Duplicate Symbol Recursive

Creates a complete 'deep copy' / 'clone' of a symbol. All nested symbols are also duplicated. The container and all its content become completely independent of the original.

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KineFlex

An extremely powerful tool which allows precise quick posing, utilizing the available hierarchical structure of a Smart Magnet Rig.
KineFlex appears in the tools palette next to or below Free Transform (Q) tool.

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Smart Graphic Control

Interactive panel which allows users to create Thumbnails for each frame of the content of a Graphic Symbol and then to control the 'looping' setting and 'first frame' for a particular Symbol Instance, by clicking on the desired thumbnail.

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Stagger Tween

Creates a zigzag ‘stagger’ custom ease graph between two keys in a Classic tween. Positions anchor points precisely at frames and offers a choice of several presets, which can later be tweaked by the animators to better suit their needs.

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Find And Replace Strokes

Finds and replaces stroke properties across all shapes in the current document. Allows to process Thickness, Color, Alpha and Style separately or in any combination.

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Timeline Block To Symbol

Converts a selected block of frames to a Symbol, preserving its relative position and layer structure.

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Clean Up

'Cleans up' broken arcs in Classic Tweens, by auto-keying every frame and snapping elements to their Magnet Targets (MT). Suggested use: When we need to quickly and efficiently clean up a limb, broken during rotation.

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Frames To Movieclips

Nests a block of frames inside a Graphic Symbol container (to preserve it) and then converts it to a sequence of single frame Movie Clips. Suggested use: The only way to apply a filter to animation, but also keep it 'exportable' is to convert each frame to a Movie Clip.

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Effects Tween

Tweens the values of Filters and Color Effects between any number of frames in a frame-by-frame sequence, created by Frames To Movieclips. First and last key in the selection must have Filters and/or Effects applied to them.

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Enter Or Punch Current Frame

Enter only. Symbol is entered for editing at the currently displayed (key)frame.
Punch only. Symbol is 'punched' i.e. the current frame of a Symbol's entire Timeline is converted to keys from the outside.

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Convert To Keyframe Advanced

Converts selected frames to Keyframes. Feature-rich complete replacement of the standard F6 (Convert to Keyframes) behavior. Convert To Keyframe Advanced now preserves simple and custom easing in existing Classic Tweens.

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Smart Transform

Smart Transform only works when rigs have been build using Magnet Targets and hierarchies have been established via Smart Magnet Rig panel.
Smart Transform allows chain selection of elements for transformation based on forward or inverse model.

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Smart Magnet Joint

Upon execution the command repositions the selected (children) Symbol(s) matching their Registration points to the registration points of a Magnet Target present in a parent symbol.

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Library Rename

Renaming of multiple Library items in 3 different modes:
Adding of Prefix and/or Suffix, Trimming the names of Library items, Finding and Replacing specific characters.

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Library Enumeration

Allows adding sequential numbering to the names of Library items as well as basing those names on the names of containing folders. Suggested use: To quickly and easily enumerate (rename) multiple Library items.

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Next/Prev Frame In Symbol or Next/Prev Keyframe

Displays the next / previous frame of the internal Timeline of the currently selected Graphic Symbol(s) or moves the playback head (jumps) to the next / prevoius Keyframe on the currently active layer.

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Smart Transform Point CCW

Smart Transform Point CCW cycles the Transformation point of multiple selected symbols to the left (counter clock-wise).

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Smart Transform Point CW

Smart Transform Point CW cycles the Transformation point of multiple selected symbols to the right (clock-wise).

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Set Reg Point To Transform Point

Adjusts the Registration Point of the selected Symbol to match the current location of its Transformation Point. Suggested use: Precise positioning of permanent Registration Point…

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Layer Outlines Or Guide Toggle

Tog­gles out­line mode or guides (hides) the selected layer(s). Suggested use: For quick access to outline mode from the keyboard when needed.

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Layer Color

Loops through a selection of predefined customizable high-contrast layer colors for outline mode. Suggested use: Eliminates the problem of the default low-contrast randomly generated layer outline colors. Better suited for…

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Swap Multiple Symbols

Swaps multiple Symbols. Suggested use: Allows swapping of multiple selected Symbols on Stage with one currently selected Symbol in the Library.

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Sync Symbols To Timeline

Synchronizes selected keyframes to the frame number of the current Timeline. Suggested use: When syncing of internal and external Timelines is required and the default Flash sync feature doesn’t work. This usually happens if Symbols…

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Create Magnet Target Or Center Marker

Creates two types of invisible objects (and layers for them), necessary for the functioning of Smart Magnet Joint and Smart Transform.

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Smart Magnet Rig panel

Interactive panel through which users are able to visually establish the hierarchical structures for the Smart Magnet Builds and link Symbols in parent-children relationships.

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