Understanding animation paths


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Understanding animation paths

When you create animations with Position keyframes, when you have the layers selected, you may notice this line that pops up in your viewer. This line is letting you know that there is spatial data and Position keyframes set on your canvas. Even though it's a visual representation of what's going on, it's also another way to control your animations. So let me show you exactly what I'm talking about. If we scrub back through here, you notice, okay, well, I've got a box here and I've got these dots moving along, and here I'll just move up a second, and you can see I have a second box there.

Each one of these is actually one of the keyframes. You can click directly on the boxes and move them around and notice down here, my Position data is changing, because I'm actually moving that keyframe. Let me just undo that last move. You also have Bezier handles on these lines as well, and they're kind of hard to see. So what I'm going to do is actually create a...

Understanding animation paths
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Understanding animation paths provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Ian Robinson as part of the After Effects CS6 Essential Training

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