Join Angie Taylor for an in-depth discussion in this video Using group isolation mode, part of After Effects: Kinetic Typography Techniques (2011).
When you're working with groups, it can be quite tricky selecting individual …items within a group. Isolation mode can help with that. …And that's what we're going to have a look at here. …If you want to follow along, you can open the file called 04, isolate group start.ai. …Which is in the illustrator files folder, which is a sub folder within the O2 …preparing files folder, which is of course in your project files folder. …Now in this file you can see that I have this grid of numbers here and I want to …change these instead of all being the same number to go from one to 30.…
Now, at the moment they're grouped into individual lines. …You'll see that as I select them, down here by clicking on the target icon, in …the tool panel, or in the layers panel rather, that each line is on its own …individual group. Now I could open up each group and select …the items individually that way. Its a bit of a pain to be honest so much …better way is just to use the selection tool, click on one of the items from the …
- Working with audio
- Preparing source files
- Structuring your After Effects project
- Working with shapes and effects
- Optimizing performance
- Animating text
- Creating 3D animation
- Using expressions to create motion
- Rendering your final movie
Skill Level Appropriate for all
Graphic Design Foundations: Typographywith Ina Saltz2h 23m Beginner
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1. Working with Audio
2. Preparing Source Files
3. Structuring Your After Effects Project
4. Working with Shapes
5. Working with Effects
6. Optimizing Performance
7. Animating Text
8. Creating 3D Animation
9. Using Expressions to Create Motion
10. Rendering Your Final Movie
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