How to Create Type Layers in After Effects CC


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Creating type layers

If you've ever created text layers in a Photoshop document or an Illustrator file, you're probably already familiar with how to create text inside of an After Effects composition. The process is pretty much exactly the same. So let's add some text into our project here, so we can explore some of the different options. So let's get started by adding some text to our composition. Press Cmd + T, or Ctrl + T on the PC, to automatically grab the text tool. Now with the Text tool selected in the Toolb panel, here in the upper left hand corner of your interface. Look a couple inches over to the right and you'll see that we have Auto Open panel selected.

And if we look to the lower right corner of the interface, you'll see we have a Characters panel. and a paragraph panel. Now obviously if we deselect this panels will no longer appear any time we grab the text tool. I sort of like this feature so I'm going to leave this selected. This button to the left of the selection box will t...

Creating type layers
Video duration: 7m 38s 14h 52m Appropriate for all Updated Nov 03, 2014

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Creating type layers provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Ian Robinson as part of the After Effects CC Essential Training

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