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Apple Motion 5 Cookbook by Nick Harauz

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Keyframing a group

We can keyframe groups the same way we keyframe layers. The advantage of keyframing groups is that if we have a bunch of layers or objects that are related, we can keyframe just the group the layers are in rather than keyframe each layer individually. Let's take a look!

How to do it...

  1. Open the 04_03 project in this chapter's exercises folder.
  2. Play back the project. This project consists of a radial gradient background, some smiley faces, text, and animated arrows. We want to animate all the elements in this project on and offscreen together. Select the group and press F1 to go to the Properties tab of the Inspector.
  3. Move to the one-second mark on your Timeline. Next to the word Scale, in Transform properties, click the diamond ...

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