Animating text with the Adjust Glyph tool


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Animating text with the Adjust Glyph tool

Now if the Glyph tool is seriously the greatest thing since sliced bread, animating the Glyph tool just has to be that much better. So, let's get started by selecting our text, and grabbing the Glyph tool. Again it's under the 2D select Transform tool, second from the bottom. With that selected, you'll notice that different text being highlight by the handles. If you are not seeing these specific handles, there are couples things to check. The View pulldown menu, make sure Handles is selected, and open the HUD. You want make sure that Attribute you are adjusting is Transform Glyph, not any of these other parameters, because if it were any of these other parameters, you would physically be moving the Glow or the Outline, and we don't want to do that.

We want to start with just the individual Glyph itself. So, there are two main ways to animate your text. The first one is the manual way, where we turn on the Automatic Keyframing button, go in and actually change each ind...

Animating text with the Adjust Glyph tool
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Animating text with the Adjust Glyph tool provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Ian Robinson as part of the Motion 4 Essential Training

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