Manipulating and customizing the user interface


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Manipulating and customizing the user interface

It's easy to customize the After Effects user interface. For example, when you have multiple panels open in a frame, you just click in their tabs to switch between them. You can resize individual panels. For example, we usually just want to see the top of the Preview panel. We rarely need the options underneath. So we will place the cursor in between panels until the icon changes and drag between those panels to go ahead and change your size, close them down or open them up. You can also make panels wider or narrower as needed.

If you want to resize multiple panels at the same time, place your cursor at the intersection of multiple panels. It will change to this four-way arrow, and that way you can now move and resize multiple panels at the same time. Quite often we are balancing off more space for the Timeline panel versus more space for the Composition, the actual image that we are viewing and working with. You can change which frames panels are docked into. For example, this is a ...

Manipulating and customizing the user interface
Video duration: 6m 20s 30m 3s Beginner Updated Nov 08, 2012

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Manipulating and customizing the user interface provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Chris Meyer and Trish Meyer as part of the After Effects Apprentice 01: Pre-Roll

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