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Tip #538: What Does “Four Corner” Do?

 

The “Four Corner” setting determines image distortion.

The Four Corner settings (top) determine image distortion (bottom).

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When you select an object in Motion, one of the adjustments you can make is Four Corner. Inspector > Properties > Four Corner allows you to distort whatever you have selected. Here’s how it works.

When you adjust Inspector > Properties > Position, you can modify the position of the frame containing whatever you have selected.

However, when you adjust Inspector > Properties > Four Corner, you can distort the object itself, as illustrated in this screen shot.

Four Corner also provides separate control over the horizontal and vertical position of each corner.

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Keep in mind that all these distortion settings can be keyframed to animate a shape over time.


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