Animating position


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Animating position

Now that we know how to edit values, let's make an animation. The first thing I'll do is turn off the rulers in the Comp panel, just to tidy things up. I can also simplify the Timeline by not displaying all of the transformation properties. For instance, since I only want to animate position right now, I can press P for position. The first letter of each transformation name is its shortcut. For instance, press A for anchor point, P for position, S for scale and R for rotation.

The out one out is opacity. O is the shortcut to jump to the out point, so pressing O will jump to the out point of the layer, and I, will jump to the in point. The shortcut for Opacity is T. You can think of it as T for transparency. I like to think of it as T as in Opacity. Now you might want to see more than just one property at a time. So if I press P for position and I also want to see scale, I add the Shift key and go Shift+S. If I want to see opacity, Shift+T. The Shift key also subtracts.

So Shift+T s...

Animating position
Video duration: 8m 40s 2h 19m Beginner Updated Nov 09, 2012

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Animating position provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Chris Meyer and Trish Meyer as part of the After Effects Apprentice 02: Basic Animation

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