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Apple Motion 5 Cookbook by Nick Harauz

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Changing the text style

After you initially format your text, it's time to look at the stylizing options available. Motion has a Style pane with four sections to help you get your desired color and look finalized.

Getting ready

Locate the exercise folder for this chapter and navigate to the 05_02 project. Double-click on it to open it.

How to do it...

Like text format, to change the text style, we head to the Inspector:

  1. Press F4 to go to the Text tab and click on the Style pane. While we have access to changing the face color in the HUD, we don't have options to change the fill type. Change the value of Fill from Color to Gradient as shown in the following screenshot:
  2. Click on the disclosure triangle next to Gradient. From the gradient preset styles ...

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