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yeikel valdes
Margin or orientation of text
on Nov 29, 2015 at 9:29:33 pm
Last Edited By yeikel valdes on Nov 29, 2015 at 9:36:38 pm

Hi guys , first of all I have to admit that I am new to After Effects and that I have been playing with the interface for the last weeks.

In general when I work in any text editor (like notepad) I usually type the text and it goes from left to right , leaving the initial text on the position it was before.To illustrate what I mean :

Photoshop behaves as expected :

Now , when I go to after effects , this is what happens :

As you can see , as I type the text moves to the left instead of moving to the right as most text editors do.

If it helps , this is the configuration of my text layer :

In general I donĀ“t know how to explain well the problem in technical words , but that's basically what happens. If I paste a text in that layer,I need to move the text back to it's initial position.

I would like to be able to create some sort of margin to avoid this to happen.

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Dave LaRonde
Re: Margin or orientation of text
on Nov 30, 2015 at 5:22:25 am

Change the layer's PARAGRAPH settings. They're currently right-justified. Your options are right, center or left justified.

Dave LaRonde
Promotion Producer
KGAN (CBS) & KFXA (Fox) Cedar Rapids, IA

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