Animating text manually


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Animating text manually

This movie is going to be kind of an introduction to how to animate text manually. We have our Hansel & Petal text here. Again, let's go to the Hansel layer and open this up by clicking the triangle to the left of its name here. And we have the basic transform properties and we could animate this the same way we animate everything else. I am just going to hit Command+Z to undo that. But if you can actually use the text animation power that's built into every text layer, we'll have much more control and flexibility with the animation of this text. If we close up Transform, open up Text, you will see that we have certain properties here that we don't find on regular layers, but the real power in text animation comes to the right of that.

We'll see this Animate with a flyout menu. Let's choose a property to animate and talk about how this works. I am going to choose Scale. Now what this does, it creates two things. It creates an animation property, Scale, which is wha...

Animating text manually
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Animating text manually provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Chad Perkins as part of the After Effects CS5 Essential Training

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