Setting up


show more Setting up provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Chris Meyer and Trish Meyer as part of the After Effects Apprentice 06: Type and Music show less
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Setting up

In this chapter, I'll be covering creating and editing text with the Type tool. If you have the exercise files, go ahead and open 01-Basic Text*starter. This is a blank composition. If you don't have our exercise files, just create a new comp with a black background. The two panels we'll be working with are the Character and Paragraph panels, but you don't need to open these from the Window menu. When you select the Type tool, because the Auto-Open Panels option is selected, the Character and the Paragraph panels will open automatically on the right side of your workspace.

And, by the way, if you press and hold the Type tool, you'll notice that there's a Horizontal and a Vertical Type tool. I'll be working only with the Horizontal Type tool in this lesson. I don't particularly care for this arrangement. The Paragraph panel is taking up space for my timeline. So instead, I am going to go to the Workspace pop-up and select Text. Now the Character and Paragraph...

Setting up
Video duration: 2m 20s 3h 48m Beginner Updated Nov 20, 2012

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Setting up provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Chris Meyer and Trish Meyer as part of the After Effects Apprentice 06: Type and Music

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Video
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After Effects
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