2. Text

Working with text and titles is a fundamental role of motion graphics. Almost every show opener, lower third, or bumper is embellished with some type of 2D or 3D text. Motion gives you tremendous creative control over how that text is presented and manipulated.


Creating Text

Creating text is one of the simplest functions in Motion. Treat it like word processing: type first, then format.

  1. From the toolbar, choose the Text tool.
  2. If necessary, select a group in the Layers tab of the Project pane to receive the text element.
  3. Click anywhere in the Canvas window.
  4. Type your text. You can press Return to start a new line.
  5. After entering the text, ...

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