Animating the color palette


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Animating the color palette

When you want to introduce a lot of new information to your audience, it is a good idea to present it in a way that is not overwhelming. On this page, we have a large number of color chips that I want to fade in but not all at once. Using the Timing panel, we can control the timing of their appearance when we first open the page. We are going to begin by grabbing our Selection tool, and selecting all of these squares. With all of these squares selected, we are going to open our Animation panel and change the preset to Fade In. Next, we'll set the Duration to 0.5 seconds. We can close that panel and then we are going to group them.

With our group selected, we are going to go to the Object State panel, make a new object state and add one more state. We'll call our object state "squares," and we are going to name the three states. The first one will be animated, no stroke and stroke. Next we'll deselect, select again, switch to our Direct Selection tool, open the Animatio...

Animating the color palette
Video duration: 3m 44s 3h 51m Intermediate

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Animating the color palette provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by James Fritz as part of the InDesign CS5: Interactive Documents and Presentations

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Design Web
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InDesign
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