Adobe introduced Layer Parenting in Animate 2019 and although in the ads it all looked great, it quickly became apparent to everyone that the system is plagued with bugs and the implementation leads to too many dead ends to be a sturdy production tool.
There is one thing, however, that Parented Layers do well – parented elements tween along arcs.
With the release of EDAP Tools v.6 we integrate Parented Layers into the SMR workflow.
To our users we provide a range of PL tools, which allow them to utilize all the benefits of Layer Parenting, while at the same time avoid all the dead ends. Read more
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