Working with text on a path


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Working with text on a path

Animating type on a path is just another way to add a little bit more control into your scene. Now the dance group that we've been creating all these graphics for, their name is Everybody Dance Now, and what we're going to do is actually create a transitional graphic element that we could layer in within Final Cut, but in order to create that, I need to actually add some animated type within this transition. As you can see, I've already got a type layer set up here, and you may notice I have a camera, and these layers are 3D. And I'm not really going to get hardcore into the 3D right now, but I just wanted to draw that to your attention, and for now, what I want to do is have the words Everybody Dance Now repeat multiple times so as it flows through the scene, it creates this kind of a seamless graphic element that repeats the words that you see.

So to get started, let's select our Type layer and open the Inspector. In the Text section, under the Inspector, I want y...

Working with text on a path
Video duration: 8m 16s 9h 1m Beginner Updated Aug 27, 2015

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Working with text on a path provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Ian Robinson as part of the Motion 5 Essential Training

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