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Nicholas Schuester
Keyframing Text Layer Contents
on Feb 13, 2020 at 5:41:13 am

Gday guys,

I'm trying to animate a chat box with fictional content and rather than having a few hundred text layers, I could simply align one text to the bottom and hit enter for each new comment. My question is how does one keyframe the contents of this text layer such that I can control when each "return" happens?

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Graham Quince
Re: Keyframing Text Layer Contents
on Feb 15, 2020 at 7:29:23 am

When you expand the text layer settings on the timeline you’ll see there’s an property for source text. There’s a stopwatch next to it, meaning you can keyframe the text. The key frames can only be hold key frames. The text will jump from one stare to the next.

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