Shortcuts for previewing and setting type


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Shortcuts for previewing and setting type

Motion has many different ways you can actually set type, so to save you some time, I'm going to show you some of those features, but also show you some keyboard shortcuts you can use to help speed up your workflow. So to get started, let's click on the text here in the center of our canvas. Now press F7 to open up your HUD. On the left-hand side, if you click and hold your mouse button down, as you scroll through the different fonts, notice the typeface will update in your canvas as you make your changes. This is really nice when you're actually animating. You can leave Motion playing back as you make the adjustments and choose different typefaces.

I just think that's the coolest thing. I'm just going to undo that last adjustment here, because I do like that typeface, but if you notice, there are sliders here that give us more control for layout. So if you click directly on the knob on one of the sliders, you can adjust the size of the type, but also if you hold dow...

Shortcuts for previewing and setting type
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Shortcuts for previewing and setting type provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Ian Robinson as part of the Motion: Principles of Motion Graphics

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Video
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Motion
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