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copy.paste keyframes not working 25 Sep 2019 04:28 #101633

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I am using a draw mask in FCPX 10.4.6 on OSX 10.13.6
I am trying to copy and paste controls points on the mask.
But when I try to do the Edit > Keyframes > Copy ...and then... Edit > Keyframe > Paste

The keyframes show up, but they have none of the date in them. Nothing happens, the control points just stay where they are.

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copy.paste keyframes not working 25 Sep 2019 14:51 #101640

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Please clarify what you are trying to do.

You see the animation *path* over the timeline clip with ctrl v.
You copy keyframes with alt shift c, paste is alt shift v (means overwriting from current playhead/skimmer position!).

Draw mask is a useful tool, but limited in many respects. Not suitable for complex compositions. For tracked subjects, use SliceX/TrackX (plugins). For animated graphics, use Motion, for advanced roto After Effects.

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copy.paste keyframes not working 09 Oct 2019 12:41 #101942

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For the mask they have several control points. Is it possible to keyframe just ONE control point. I only seem to be able to keyframe all the control points together

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copy.paste keyframes not working 09 Oct 2019 12:44 #101943

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Which mask are you using? It might have controls in the inspector.

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copy.paste keyframes not working 09 Oct 2019 12:45 #101944

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Draw Mask (Final Cut Native)

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copy.paste keyframes not working 09 Oct 2019 13:31 #101946

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Sorry I thought you could keyframe individual points in draw mask.

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copy.paste keyframes not working 09 Oct 2019 14:05 #101948

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No worries. I also noticed when you keyframe the transform controls on the mask there is no option (that I can see) to change the movement from Ease in, Ease out, or linear. Which you can adjust when using the Transform controls for regular clip movement in the inspector...?

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