You have completed the first 16 counts of drill. To continue to the next set, you must move the Red and Yellow Anchors on the Count Track. From counts 16 through 48, we will reshape the two arcs using a Follow the Leader maneuver.

Click on Page Tab #3. The Yellow Anchor will jump to count 16 and the Red Anchor will jump to count 48.

First we need to select the two arcs. In this example we will choose the Lasso Selection Tool. Select the Lasso Selection tool from the Tool Palette.

Using the cursor, click and drag a lasso around both arcs. Once selected, both arcs will be shown in bold red to indicate they are selected. Since the Lasso Selection tool selects only places that are inside the lasso, it is possible to miss some positions. Make sure all of the performers in the arcs are selected.

Click on the Follow the Leader tool in the Tool Palette.

Red “leader” dots highlighting the end performers on each arc indicate the performer that will be the leader for the follow the leader movement. Depending on your application, the correct leaders may already be chosen, and this step is not necessary.

We need both of the leaders to be the outer most performers of the arcs. If both red “leader” dots are not on the proper position of one or both of the arcs, you will move the “leader” dots to the proper endpoint by clicking on the incorrect “leader” dot. The red “leader” dot will automatically move from one end of the arc to the other.

The picture above is a sample of leaders where the leader in the left arc is on the incorrect endpoint.

The picture above is a sample of leaders who are correct.

In the Follow the Leader Control Panel, click on the Left/Right Mirror option.

Click the mouse on the RIGHT side of the field at the location where the Location Indicator reads 35 yds 0.00 steps | 44.00 steps to start a path. A straight path for both shapes will appear. A red editing handle (square) will appear at the point where you clicked.

Press and hold the [SHIFT] key while clicking the mouse approximately halfway up one of the pathways of one of the arcs. A new editing handle (red square) will appear on the RIGHT path.

Click and drag the new editing handle until the Location Indicator reads 15 yds 5.00 steps | 41 steps.

Using the Play button in the Animation Controls of the Count Track preview the animation.

Click Accept to commit the change.

Save your work.


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