Coordinating keyframes


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Coordinating keyframes

Next I am going to use the Graph Editor to coordinate animation across multiple layers, and also to coordinate keyframes with a video. Now in this case I have my Snowflake.mov all nicely easing, and I've got nice animation on it. But I've been neglecting Snowstorm title, which ends at a different point in time. I can Shift+Click to try to see both of them, but sometimes you get into trouble by deselecting a layer accidentally. So the far better way to go is to go ahead and enable Show Graph Editor Set, which means always show a particular parameter whether or not that layer is selected.

Now turn on the graph editors set for all of the properties I am interested in. Now it doesn't matter whether or not they are selected, I am going to see them. It becomes very easy for me to see that this second position keyframe for Snowstorm Title is landing a bit earlier than all the other ones. If I want to coordinate them, I'll just pick it up and start dragging. I'll add the Shift ...

Coordinating keyframes
Video duration: 6m 15s 3h 1m Beginner Updated Nov 12, 2012

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Coordinating keyframes provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Chris Meyer and Trish Meyer as part of the After Effects Apprentice 03: Advanced Animation

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Video
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After Effects
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