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Adobe After Effects CS5 Classroom in a Book by Adobe Creative Team

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Chapter 3. Animating Text

Lesson overview

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

• Create and animate text layers.

• Stylize text using the Character and Paragraph panels.

• Animate text using animation presets.

• Preview animation presets in Adobe Bridge.

• Customize an animation preset.

• Animate text using keyframes.

• Animate layers using parenting.

• Edit and animate imported Adobe Photoshop text.

• Use a text animator group to animate selected characters on a layer.

• Apply a text animation to a graphic object.

• Import SWF files.

• Export a project for further work in Adobe Flash Professional.

This lesson will take approximately 2 hours to complete. Copy the Lesson03 folder into the Lessons folder that you created on your ...

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