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Now that you know the basics, let's recreate the animation we saw earlier. Select Animator 1 and press Delete, so we can start again with a clean slate. I'll click on the Animate button and select Position. I'll twirl down Range Selector, and I can check that my values are in percent. Currently, all of the characters are selected. So when I add an offset on the y axis--let's move it up-- I won't move the characters off onto the pasteboard because I want you to be able to see them for now, so we'll leave it at around -180.
Now we saw earlier, if I increase the value for Start, as the characters drop outside of the selection, they return to their original position. So if you guessed that we should animate start, you're correct. I'll stress again, you don't turn on the stopwatch for position. So I'll return the Start value to 0%, so all of the characters are selected, and turn on the animation stopwatch for start, so at Time 0, all of my characters are selected and they're all affected by the position offset.
For my second keyframe, I move the time indicator, let's say to one second, and I'll increase Start to 100%. I'll go a little later in time and end my work area by pressing End and press 0 to RAM preview. I now have an animation. Of course, I can always tweak this. I can move the second keyframe later in time to slow down the animation or earlier in time to speed it up. Or if I don't like how far it drops, I can change the offset value for position.
In the next movie, I'll show you how easy it is to add additional properties to the same animator.
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