Chapter 3. Animating Text

Animating Text

Your type doesn’t need to sit still while your audience is reading it. In this lesson, you’ll learn several ways to animate type in After Effects, including using time-saving methods unique to text layers.

Lesson overview

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In this lesson, you’ll learn to do the following:

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Create and animate text layers.

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Stylize text using the Character and Paragraph panels.

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Animate text using presets.

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Preview animation presets in Bridge.

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Customize an animation preset.

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Animate text using keyframes. ...

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