Exploring an alternate way to edit


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Exploring an alternate way to edit

I mentioned in the previous movie that there is a couple of different ways in editing an Anchor Point. I'd like to show those to you now. First I am going to reset the transform properties so the Anchor Point goes back to its default, being in the middle of the layer. And you know it's not always convenient to have this Layer panel open up side by side with the Comp panel. So I'm going to re-dock it back into the same frame as the Comp panel, select the Comp panel to bring it forward, and focus on ways of editing the Anchor Point directly in the Comp panel, not the Layer panel. Well, one way to do that is to use a special tool called the Pan Behind tool.

In fact, we even call it the Anchor Point tool. Its shortcut is Y. When you select it and move your cursor over the comp, you will notice that it has a special four-way arrow at the bottom. Now as I pick up the Anchor Point in the Comp panel and move it, you will notice the layer stays in its same position in the composition...

Exploring an alternate way to edit
Video duration: 3m 46s 3h 1m Beginner Updated Nov 12, 2012

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Exploring an alternate way to edit 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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After Effects
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