Creating animated text effects

Corel R.A.VE. lets you create animated text effects.

You can blend artistic text, and then create an animated sequence from the blend. You can also create a typing effect.

You can blend two instances of text along a path.

To blend artistic text

To Do the following

Blend text along a straight line Open the Interactive tools flyout

£ D A ^ 'J □ ■ ■ , and click the Interactive blend tool J . Select the first text instance, and drag over the second text instance. If you want to reset the blend, press Esc as you drag.

Blend text along a freehand path Open the Interactive tools flyout, and click the Interactive blend tool. Select the first text instance. Hold down Alt (Windows) or Option (Mac OS), and drag to draw a line to the second text instance.

Fit a blend to a path Open the Interactive tools flyout, and click the Interactive blend tool. Click the blend. Click the Path properties button

^ on the property bar. Click New path. Using the curved arrow, click the path to which you want to fit the blend.

To

Do the following

Stretch the blend over an entire path

Select a blend that is already fitted on a path. Click the Miscellaneous blend options button on the property bar, and enable the Blend along full path check box.

Create a compound blend

Using the Interactive blend tool, drag from an object to the start or end text instance of another blend.

Create a sequence from a blend

Select a blend, and click Movie ► Create sequence from blend.

You can also blend text with an object. For more information about blending objects, see "Blending objects" in the Help.

To create a typing effect

1 Type the text in the frame where you want the animation to begin.

2 Select the text, and click Movie ► Create sequence from text.

3 Select the group of objects, and click Edit ► Copy.

4 In the Timeline Docker window/palette, expand the group of objects, and drag the timeline dot for each character to the end of the group's timeline.

5 In the Timeline Docker window/palette, click the third frame in the group's timeline, and click Edit ► Paste.

6 Select the group of objects with the earlier timeline, and choose the Interactive transparency tool J from the Interactive tools flyout.

7 Select Uniform from the Transparency type list box in the property bar, and type 50 in the Starting transparency box.

8 Click the Play button _|ij on the Control panel to play the movie. Click the Stop button to stop the movie and make adjustments.

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Responses

  • FRANZISKA
    Where i can find the timeline option in coreldraw?
    7 years ago
  • robert
    How to design A TEXT effects using corel draw?
    7 years ago

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