Editing: Animation

Animation stopwatch

Use the timeline to create animations.

 



 

To: Do this:
Set when the animation starts Drag the current-time indicator to the start time.
Enter animation mode Click the Stopwatch icon.
Set when the animation stops Drag the current-time indicator to the stop time.
An orange marker on the timeline indicates when the animation starts.
Define the animated motion over time Drag an object to its position when the animation stops.
Start editing specific properties of the object Click the Show Object Tracks icon next to the object in the timeline.
Change object properties during an animation Edit the object’s properties in the Selection Editor.
New key points for modified properties appear at the end of the animation.
Change the duration of an animation Drag its key point to a new time on the timeline.
View the animation Drag the current-time indicator along the timeline.
Leave animation mode Click the Stopwatch icon again.