position/rotation values of a structure

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caewinn
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position/rotation values of a structure

Post by caewinn » Fri Oct 26, 2018 1:01 am

Hello everyone,
I'm trying to get position and rotation values from the structures of my rig. Every value is just giving me "0".
Can anybody help me with this?

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Duduf
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Re: position/rotation values of a structure

Post by Duduf » Fri Oct 26, 2018 7:24 am

Hi,

Position and rotation values in After Effects (as in any other animation software) are relative to the parent of the layer. If the position value of the structure is [0,0] it means it is parented to a layer which is at the same place.

If you need its coordinates in world space, you'll have to convert the coordinates with an expression toWorld() or toComp()

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