Need help with rotating an overlay (solved)

Hi @Dara.Amarie! I tried rotating an overlay with the help of your thread, but I’m having problems with it:/
Here’s the script:
Screenshot 2021-06-22 15.16.53
And this is what happens when I preview it:


And this is when I tap it:

When I tap the overlay it goes to the center how I want it and everything is fine.
I want it to be in the center at the beginning too :neutral_face: Maybe I put it wrong in the script… It’s my first time trying to rotate an overlay :sweat_smile:

Use this trick:

So add:

&overlay BAGEL rotates 0 anchor point 0.5 0.5 in 0

To your script, like at line 4.

You might end up having to change the shifts to coordinates but that’s OK.


also on line 2 it’s not necessary to put the opacity to 100%
If you use the create command, then you have to in order to make it visible but if you add the overlay name with the background name, it is automatically visible.

Ex:

INT. CLOUDS with BAGEL
&overlay BAGEL shifts to 161 265 in zone 1 in 0
&overlay BAGEL scales to 0 0 in zone 1 in 0
&overlay BAGEL rotates 0 anchor point 0.5 0.5 in 0

#reminder that the numbers in the shifts to command will likely change so can tweak 161 265 to something else (where you like your overlay to actually rotate)

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Omg, thank you so much for this!! It’s finally working now

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You can close this @Sydney_H

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Closed by OP request. :smiley: