Control the width of Text using a slider in After Effects

This tutorial shows you how to use a Javascript expression, linked to a slider, to set the width of a text layer. This keeps the scale correct, but let’s you control how many words per line you want and makes it easy to adjust. The expression appears complicated, but I take you through it lineContinue reading “Control the width of Text using a slider in After Effects”

Text Box Background Preset in After Effects

This quick tutorial shows you how to combine several effects to generate a background for any text layer you add to an After Effects comp. Once you’ve made the simple version, you can save it as an Animation Preset. I then go on to show how to use a Gradient Ramp in the preset toContinue reading “Text Box Background Preset in After Effects”