Understanding shortcuts for setting type in AE


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Understanding shortcuts for setting type in AE

One of the great things about setting type in After Effects is just how similar it is to setting type in just about any of the other applications found in the Creative Suite. So, if you first cut your teeth setting type in Photoshop, no need to worry; you will find a lot of similarities when you set type in After Effects. As a matter of fact, we will touch on working with type from other applications in later movies in this chapter, but for now let's set some type for our first project. So as you can see, I've got an After Effects project open right now, and we've got some background footage.

Let's go ahead and just watch our RAM preview by pressing 0 on our keyboard. After it loads up a few seconds, go ahead and press the Spacebar so you can watch it back. (video playing) Okay, so as you can see, I've got footage that I shot one morning of Great Falls National Park. It doesn't look very exciting right now, but once we actually add our color correction and some type ...

Understanding shortcuts for setting type in AE
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Understanding shortcuts for setting type in AE provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Ian Robinson as part of the After Effects: Principles of Motion Graphics

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