create "typing effect"

Discussion in 'Digital Video' started by sup4mn, Feb 11, 2008.

  1. sup4mn macrumors newbie

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    #1
    hey guys,

    im doing a short film and trying to create a typing effect over an image. i've been doing this frame-by-frame, letter by letter, shape by shape in fcp, but i know theres got to be a better way to do this. i know its possible to do this in livetype but im not sure how. if you have no idea what im talking about check this.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MR8wFWWgyWY

    There's also a Text type in fcp, but im not sure how to "delete text"

    thanks for any help
     
  2. bigbossbmb macrumors 68000

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    #2
    Motion would be a good place to add that effect.

    In FCP, to "delete text" you could render out a normal "type-on" animation and then play the file in reverse.
     

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