I don't follow. you have no "objects" in AE. Even a cout out layer is still a layer and you scale the whole layer nor will the background magically fill any holes. You have to read up on how to work with duplicates, pre-composing and so on to control this stuff.
sorry about the wrong terminology. I am a little versed in ae but still a begginer. I will try and describe the scenerio: I have a man standing by some railway tracks on a layer. I rotoscope the man. Duplicate the layer and then on the bottom layer delete the rotoscoping. This should leave a top layer of the rotoscoped man and the background on the bottom layer. My logic......is that you should then be able to scale the roto'd man on the top layer and only the man. Intstead the whole background scale which I thought was dumped.
You should be able to do that. Apparently you deleted the wrong thing. Hope you have a backup!
How did you do the rotoscoping?
If you solo the layer with the rotoscoping, do you have transparency?
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