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Viewing files in the comp panel

When you're working in After Effects, it's extraordinarily important to understand how magnification and quality settings affect how you're viewing your image. I was in a situation where I had a client come into my room and look at a graphic and say, omigosh, is that really that jagged? And I said no, and a few keyboard shortcuts later, they were totally relaxed. But, when you're working in After Effects, sometimes you don't have the optimum situation of a huge screen. For example, if we look in the center of our comp panel, I have these jagged edges on my text. Now when I render this out, the edges of the text are going to look beautiful. But, if as you're working, you want to check how that looks, you want to change the magnification.

Now there are a couple ways you can do this in the composition panel. One is by using, I call them the alligator keys, but really, it's the Comma key and the Period key, just right next to the letter M. So if I hit period, it'll zoom i...

Viewing files in the comp panel
Video duration: 4m 42s 14h 52m Appropriate for all Updated Nov 03, 2014

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Viewing files in the comp panel provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Ian Robinson as part of the After Effects CC Essential Training

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Video
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After Effects
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