Video Tutorials

1. Overview

Note: If you want to go straight into learning more in-depth about Workflower, you can also skip this tutorial, as I will be teaching everything from scratch in the other tutorials. However, if you still want to get a basic overview of the functions and/or just a very quick start on how to use Workflower, this tutorial is for you.
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Chapter in Video Tutorial
Chapter in User Guide
00:00
Introduction
Link
00:34
Overview of Group Functions
Link
03:50
Overview of Cloning Functions
Link
09:05
Overview of Matting Functions
Link
09:58
Overview of Adjustment Layer Functions
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2. Installation

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Chapter in Video Tutorial
Chapter in User Guide
00:00
Installing the Script
Link
01:15
Installing Shortcuts
Link
05:22
Additional Shortcut Instructions for Mac Users (& some Windows Users)
Link
09:10
Single Script vs. Individual Scripts Mode (for Windows Users only)
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3. Groups, Renaming & Relabeling

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Chapter in Video Tutorial
Chapter in User Guide
00:00
Create Groups
Link
02:30
Refresh Layout
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03:24
Relabel Groups
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04:35
Expand and Collapse Groups
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05:25
Select and Move Groups
Link
08:52
Rename Layers
Link
09:50
Enable and Disable Groups
Link
11:03
Solo Groups
Link
11:41
Lock Groups
Link
12:02
Ungroup Layers
Link
13:05
Dissolve Groups
Link
13:31
Delete Groups
Link
14:18
Parent Group Layers
Link
16:38
Set Parent Exception Layers
Link
17:46
Duplicate Groups
Link
18:23
Non-Indented Layout
Link
19:30
Expression Mode
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20:58
Unavailable After Effects Functions
Link
22:43
Additional Relabeling Functions
Link
25:03
Additional Renaming Functions
Link

4. Precomp Clones & Clones in Comp

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Chapter in Video Tutorial
Chapter in User Guide
00:00
Introduction to Clone & Precomp
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02:06
Refresh Connections
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04:20
Add and Remove Clone Layers
Link
05:45
Custom Clone Layers States
Link
06:03
Duplicate Precomp Clones
Link
07:24
Delete Precomp Clones
Link
08:29
Group Clones
Link
10:52
Create a Lightwrap using Precomp Clones
Link
12:15
Refresh All Connections
Link
13:51
Link and Unlink Properties
Link
15:13
Custom Clone Layer Order
Link
15:55
Duplicate Comps with Precomp Clones
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16:37
Introduction to Prime Clones
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18:35
Create a Bump Map using Prime Clones
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20:00
Stack Prime Clones
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21:50
Reveal Opacity of Prime Clone Layers
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22:32
Show and Hide Prime Clone Layers
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24:20
Solo Prime Clone Layers
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25:07
Enable Precomp Transforms
Link
28:28
Custom Precomp Size
Link
32:44
Clone in Comp (to use with 2.5D Layers)
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36:26
Clone in Comp (to use as a Matte)
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38:43
Quick Refresh Connections
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41:34
Quick Refresh Clone Connections within Refresh Layout
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44:08
3D Precomp Clones (Beta)
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5. Creating & Merging Mattes

Time
Chapter in Video Tutorial
Chapter in User Guide
00:00
Create Mattes
Link
01:06
Multi-Layer Mattes
Link
02:18
Group Mattes
Link
03:09
Group Matte with External Layers
Link
04:55
Introduction to Merge Mattes
Link
10:28
Adding new Mattes to a Matte Merge
Link
13:34
Matte Collection Groups
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15:53
Update Matte Merge Effect Names
Link

6. Adjustment Layers & Storing Layers

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Chapter in Video Tutorial
Chapter in User Guide
00:00
Introduction to Linked Adjustment Layers
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02:37
Add and Remove Linked Layers
Link
03:31
Convert Properties to Comp Size
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07:50
Multiple Linked Adjustment Layers
Link
09:32
Other Effects on Linked Layers
Link
10:05
Link and Unlink Properties
Link
10:44
Delete Linked Adjustment Layers
Link
11:12
Group Linked Adjustment Layers
Link
12:44
Create Matted Adjustment Layers
Link
14:58
Store and Paste Stored Layers
Link

7. Version 1.1 New Features Overview

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Chapter in Video Tutorial
Chapter in User Guide
00:00
Introduction
Link
00:46
Group Opacity
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02:54
Refresh Layout Speed Improvements
Link
05:07
Effects to Group Header
Link
06:12
Mattes to Group Header
Link
08:19
Refresh Connections within Refresh Layout
Link 1 / Link 2
09:45
Automatic Trimming
Link
11:50
Shy Group Matte Layers
Link
15:44
Introduction to Precompose
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18:45
Convert Groups to Precomps
Link
20:15
Convert Precomps to Groups
Link
22:07
Convert all Comps to another Layout
Link
24:19
Expand and Collapse all Sub-Groups
Link
25:12
New Select Group Behavior
Link
26:07
Clones in Comp from Text and Shape Layers
Link
27:34
Exempt Layer Names from Alteration
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29:10
Logging
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29:55
KBar Support
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31:06
Advanced Duplication
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33:07
Group Header at average Position
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34:16
Other Features & Outro
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Outline
1. Overview
2. Installation
3. Groups, Renaming & Relabeling
4. Precomp Clones & Clones in Comp
5. Creating & Merging Mattes
6. Adjustment Layers & Storing Layers
7. Version 1.1 New Features Overview