NextPreviousHomeLooking for help on animated text please.

tayla | 3 years ago | 9 comments | 941 views

Came across agpvn post on animated text and was absolutely blown away by what he has produced, I've tried to achieve something similar but you guessed it, my attempts were pathetic, lol, which is par for the course really.

Anyways, diagrams, self help groups and youtube videos or college fees to get me at least to some higher level than now, will make me a very happy chappy.

Cheers.

Paul.




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Can you give the link to this Agpvn show?

www.outerspace-software.com...

komies, 3 years ago


Thanks for the reply here and the other post, here's the link... www.outerspace-software.com...

tayla, 3 years ago

Those are nice fonttypes with shiny border animated with flexibility property.

Flexibility
With this property you can make the characters behave as if they are attached to each other by springs. The 1st slider controls the delay in seconds of the slowest character. This is also the time you have to extend the duration of the show in order to give all the characters enough time to reach their destination.

The 2nd slider controls the pickup point, 0 means the first character and 1 the last character.

If the 3rd slider is greater than 0, every character has its own random delay. If the 3rd slider is -1, the text is split into words instead of characters. If the 3rd slider is less than -1, the order of the words is random.

www.outerspace-software.com...

komies, 3 years ago


Thanks for the explanation, you couldn't make me a pack of about sixty to visually show me could you, just so I get the idea, lol.

tayla, 3 years ago

Maybe It's This what your looking for: www.outerspace-software.com...

You have to play with the flexibility property. I've made a lot of This type of animation. Can't show an exemplaar because I am abroad.

Filip, 3 years ago


@Tayla

Allo allo Paul,

So I need to make 37 more? Because there are 23 all ready in C:\Outerspace Software\BluffTitler\Media\Shows\Physics for you to learn from.

komies, 3 years ago


Allo allo my pumpkin pie, I can only say zeis wance, the tree is in heaven witch is korrect.

tayla, 3 years ago

Hey everyone, I've tried using the flexibility setting and have had a little success but what I'd really like to do is use the left hand panel with either the circle or spiral effect do a couple of twist and turns and then for it to come out of that effect so the text will end face on to the screen.

I've tried using the top bounds slider to straighten out the text but it's just not happening for me, anyone have an idea if it's possible what I'm attempting and if so could you explain where I'm going wrong.

As usual, thanks for any help that you can give.

tayla, 3 years ago

Work backwards....

At your last key (frame) set the text as you want it to end

minus the flexibility time

(if the animations is 3 seconds and the flexibility is 0,5 then the end key most be 2,5 seconds so it got that 0.5 for the last letter to end.)

(or set show duration higher with add to end, keep in mind this works per second)

Then go to the first key (frame) and set the position, twist property.

If you don't leave the room of the flexibility it will end mid animation.

Good Luck

komies, 3 years ago


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