Join Chris Converse for an in-depth discussion in this video Simulating movement onscreen, part of Design the Web: Layer Comps.
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Next, we're going to simulate some motion using layer comps.…So what we're going to do now is let's come back and activate the home layer comp.…Let's close up to video group. Let's open up the mobile group. Let's turn these on.…Now, the first thing I want to do is create the illusion that the mobile screen is moving… inside of the mobile device.…So on this layer here, Layer15, I have a flattened version of what the mobile version of this…site would look like.…So let's move this over, over the top of the green layer here, which shows the phone screen…size. Let's align these up so I don't see any green.…
Let's come over to the Layers panel. Let's hold the Option Key. Let's clip-group in Layer15…into the mobile screen layer.…Now, if I were to come over here, hold the Shift key, and move this up and down, you'll…see that as I move this small screen layer, it looks like it's actually scrolling on our mobile device.…So, let's align this so that the top of the banner is at the top of the screen.…
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- Simulating a navigation menu rollover
- Combining layer masks and layer comps
- Simulating a video lightbox
- Representing movement
- Exporting layer comps