Tip #204: Fill an Element with a Gradient or Color

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Tip #204: Fill an Element with a Gradient or Color

Larry Jordan – LarryJordan.com

This technique can be used for elements or groups.

On-screen gradient controls in the Motion Viewer.
Adjust the colors and direction for a gradient using the on-screen Viewer controls.

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This technique allows you to quickly fill an element or all the elements in a group with a gradient or color, the only difference is whether you first select an element or a group.

  • Select an element.
  • Choose Library > Filters > Stylize > Fill
  • Go to Inspector > Filters and select a color or gradient.
  • If you choose a gradient, use the controls in the Viewer to change the direction.


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