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Katherine LandgrebeDotted line with different sized dots
by on Jan 8, 2010 at 11:56:05 am

Hi everybody,
I need a quick and easy as possible solution for a dotted line, which is animated. Gradational increasing sized dots simulate a flowing impulse through the "cable". See picture.
Hope anybody has an idea. I tried around with dash and stroke, but haven't found a solution yet.
Maybe something with text? Just shiftig the layer doesn't look good, so I think the point is to keep the dots' position somehow? Dunno.

Thanks in advance.

Katherine




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Todd KoprivaRe: Dotted line with different sized dots
by on Jan 8, 2010 at 1:03:33 pm

I'd use a font that has a dot character and then use the text animation features to animate the font size.

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Katherine LandgrebeRe: Dotted line with different sized dots
by on Jan 8, 2010 at 6:22:43 pm

Ah OK, that works fine. Thanks. A little tricky to understand the logic behind it, but it works. Yay.


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