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Old 23-05-2007, 10:08 PM   #1
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Default How to bent text alone an path?

Once the letters of a text are created, how can we let them follow an animation path? In other words, the letters will bend according the the shape of the path as they are marching along the path (instead of all straight, aligned letters)?

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Old 23-05-2007, 10:33 PM   #2
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Quite easy my freind...

Once Text is generated, by default it is created into a group.

Create the path using the EP or CV Curve Tool and tehn select the Curve and the Group for the text and choose Animate > Motion Paths > Attach to Motion Path
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Old 24-05-2007, 03:47 AM   #3
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What Chris has said will do the job but the text will still be rigid, I've made a quick video to demonstrate how to make the text follow the path smoothly.

RIGHT CLICK & SAVE (7.2Meg)

Take it easy,

Mat.

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Old 24-05-2007, 03:49 PM   #4
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wow...you guys are so great, being so helpful during the weekend. yes, it works.
mat, your short video is excellent.
thank you all!
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