View Full Version : Command Tab Syntax?

12-29-2003, 07:36 PM
Is there a syntax list available for the Command Tab? I've noticed a few things in the example files that use syntax such as "@", and I'm not aware of any documentation on such syntax.
I'd like to have a list of any hidden syntax terms.

I'm studying the spider file, and breaking down how it was done. But I don' know what "@" means.

12-30-2003, 02:16 AM
afaik @ mean at.
you can use [Null:ypos] or [Null:ypos@NOW]
it help to get the value of a channel, in this case the ypos of Null, at a defined time.
for example [Null:ypos@NOW+1] get the value of the y channel at the current frame + 1.


12-30-2003, 04:53 AM
Cool. Thanks for the explanation.

Still, It'd be great if there was a listing of the syntax and their definitions, and perhaps short examples of how they are used. Like what you've done already. It'd knock off a big piece of a learning curve.

12-30-2003, 10:05 AM
try to get a copy of the Expressions:Studio from Ron Griswold.
you can find it at characterfx.com, but i don't know if John Riggs is still in business.
usually he vanish for months.
the last update of the characterfx.com homepage is two year old (january 2002).


12-30-2003, 07:01 PM
Thanks, I'll look into it.

01-02-2004, 07:15 PM
He appeared on the Yahoo list a couple months ago ... seems he's back now. He's supposedly going to work on some tutorial CD's and asked what Joe Cosman had already covered on his recent CD's.

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