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Synthyes manual:

CMU 2500-motion database released in 3dsMax-friendly version

BVH Viewers

Fit 3D solid to View (if you’re camera is off it’s default position):
Layer > Transform > Center In View or press Ctrl+Home (Windows) or Command+Home (Mac OS)
Then copy-paste the rotation values from the camera to the solid

Move 3D fitted solid towards or away from camera:
If you want to move the solid towards or away from the camera and still maintain the “fit” use this expression:

//Place this script in a layer’s scale property
cam = thisComp.activeCamera;
distance = length(sub(position, cam.position));
scale * distance / cam.zoom;
// End of script

Move the solid in custom view by its local Z-axis

To bake script:
Make sure you’re on the right frame.
Select the scale property
>Animation >Keyframe Assistant >Convert Expression to Keyframes
Uncheck the stopwatch to remove animation

Script Source: (Type cutout in the search-field. Nice trees too) (Misc cutouts. Beach people textures. Trees.)

Find an applications window that has gone out of the viewing area:

New feature in Windows 7: Click the icon in the taskbar to ensure that the program has focus. Then hold down the Windows key and press the right-arrow a few times. That should move the window across your screens and eventually bring it back onto the screen that is still active.


Ae – lightwrap

Bleed of light around edges of i.e. keyed footage: