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Dropdown Menu Select - After Effects Expression

Control the opacity of a layer by the dropdown menu selection. Add a Number [1,2,3,etc] to the beginning of layer to make it work

Dropdown Menu Select

select = thisComp.layer("CONTROLS").effect("Dropdown")("Menu"); // pick whip to your dropdown
(select == parseInt(thisLayer.name[0])) ? value : 0;

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select = thisComp.layer("CONTROLS").effect("Face Select")("Menu");
(select == parseInt(thisLayer.name[0])) ? value : 0;

Use this expression to show or hide a layer with a dropdown menu. If the first character of your layer name matches the dropdown value it will show opacity 100. If not, it will be 0.

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