Animating on a motion path


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Animating on a motion path

Having the animation presets to work with is great. It saves you the time and effort of creating animations from scratch. The downside of working with presets is well, they are preset to do specific things, and if those aren't the specific things you want, then you have to do some customizing. One way to customize an animation is to create your own motion paths. So if I select this frame over here on the left, and look in the Animation panel, I can see that it's currently using the Preset Fade In and the Event is On Page Load. So it appears one second after the page loads.

But we could experiment with other kinds of animation to bring people's attention to this person's name. For example, we could have that text frame come up by choosing Fly in from Bottom. Let's choose that from the Preset menu, and we'll Preview. Now that was a little too fast for my taste. So let's go back to the Animation panel, and change the Duration. Let's change it from 1 second to 5...

Animating on a motion path
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Animating on a motion path provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Mike Rankin as part of the InDesign CS6: Interactive Documents

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