Join Chris Converse for an in-depth discussion in this video Adding text to your layout, part of Creating an Animated Infographic with Edge Animate.
Now to add text to our composition let's come up and select the Text tool. …Let's come over here to the Stage, let's click, let's type 32%, let's close the Text dialog box. …With this still selected,…let's come over to the Properties panel, let's come down and change the point size to 70 points.…Let's come over to color, let select white, hit Return and put a font, lets come…in here to the font dropdown menu.…Let's come down and choose quicksand. And for the style let's come down and…choose Bold. By default Edge Animate will make the bounding box as large as…it needs to be for the type.…
Now I am going to come in here just add a little bit more space inside of here.…Next to position this, let's select this block, let's come over to the…X-property, let's set this to 250 and then 30 on Y. Next let's come over and…create another Text block.…We grab the Text tool, click on the Stage, we're going to type in here in the…first sample, close the Text dialog box.…Let's come over to the type size in the Properties panel, change this to 24 points.…
- Creating sprite graphics in Photoshop
- Creating a pie chart without graphics
- Adding Edge Animate fonts
- Animating text
- Stopping and starting animated symbols
Skill Level Beginner
1. Creating Graphics and a Color Palette
2. Creating the Data Artwork and Layout
3. Animating the Data Artwork
4. Final Preparations for Publishing
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