Join Chris Meyer for an in-depth discussion in this video Saving presets, part of After Effects Apprentice 06: Type and Music.
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Once you have a text animation that you like, saving it as a preset is very easy.…But there are a few things you have to keep in mind, so I will show you a…couple of examples.…In this case, I started with a preset and I made a few changes.…If I was to make a preset now, only a few keyframes are selected.…I am not sure if I would be saving everything I need to save.…So let's twirl up our layer, and we will twirl up the waveform as well, and we…will press UU so we can see all of the changes that have been made to the text.…
Now, this preset started with two animators, so I will probably want to include those.…But I don't want to include the regular position value.…If I do include it in my preset, whenever I apply that preset to another piece…of text, it will always be positioned at this value.…Now I did make a couple of changes to More Options:…the Grouping Alignment and Inter-Character Blending.…So I definitely want to include More Options.…If I was to include Source Text in the preset, when I apply that preset in the…
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- The core text animation recipes
- Animating text along a path
- Working with text animation presets
- Timing animation to audio
- Per-character 3D type
- Rendering with an alpha channel
- Making Photoshop type editable in After Effects
- Professional typesetting tips