I am working with a colleague and we want to be able to move an image on the screen to another location on screen but it needs to look natural. The movement needs to accelerate from stand still, then be continuous movement and then decelerating movement to a halt when the image has finally moved to the desired position on screen. We want it to look like someone has scrolled it a bit like an ipad picture viewer when the person swipes it.
Is there a simple tool to do this like the PowerPoint animation motion paths tool which has options of smooth start and smooth end to accelerate at the start and decelerate the movement at the end. We need a straightforward way to do it as we will be doing many of these movement effects on a regular basis.
Any ideas? Have we missed something really obvious?
Hi Jim and Admiral Cook...
Well we had fun and games this morning with the suggestions and can report that doing what Jim suggested first of all was the way to go... and then fine tuning it with what Admiral Cook said afterwards.
So Right click on key frames and then go to temporal interpolation and select Ease out on the first key frame and then add another key frame, move the image to the desired location and add Ease in for the second key frame and it does the job. At first we thought it was ease in for the first key frame and then ease out for the second key frame... but it is the other way around!
When we wanted to see exactly what was going on we viewed the velocity adjustment graph and it all made much more sense and we could make any adjustments necessary by moving the adjustment node. So thanks to both of you for an excellent result.
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