Creating drop zones


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Creating drop zones

Creating drop zones in Motion is a great way to create a flexible file that you can send back and forth to different people and easily have them drag and drop their own graphics into the specific drop zone. In Motion, there are two ways to create a Drop Zone. The first and fastest way is just go up under Object and choose New Drop Zone and you'll notice I get this big arrow that points down and if we press F5 on the keyboard, you'll notice we can see it. It just automatically got dropped right in the middle of my comp.

So I'm just going to create a new layer and move the Drop Zone up into the new layer so we can easily see it. You can resize Drop Zones just by clicking on the corner and dragging to resize. If you hold down Shift, it will keep it in proper proportion. Once I position the Drop Zone within the screen, now it's ready for use. So for example, if I save this Motion project and send it over to a friend and they wanted to actually add some video in here, all that...

Creating drop zones
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Creating drop zones provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Ian Robinson as part of the Motion 4 Essential Training

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