Text Layers are transparent by default, but just like common layers, you can give them a
Text Layers are perfect for making buttons with different states. You can give your buttons a fixed width and height, but know that you can use
lineHeight to create flexible buttons that resize automatically.
See the project below for examples of all three techniques: one with padding, one with line height, and a third one with a fixed size.
As shown by the third button above, you can also set and animate gradients.