Connecting text through multiple text fields


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Connecting text through multiple text fields

One of the most exciting features about the Text Layout Framework is the ability to make text flow through multiple text fields. We will take a look at how to do that in this movie. On the Stage here I have a text field on the left, which has overflow text, as you can see, with that red box at the bottom right. What we are going to do is make this text flow through the empty text boxes at the top right of the Stage. These empty text boxes can be created by simply creating a fixed width text field and not typing any text inside of it.

So you click and drag a text area and then press Escape before typing any text. So the visual representation of that is a dashed blue line. So what we are going to do is click on that Overflow icon, which is the red box at the bottom right of this text field and then hover over anywhere on the Stage. Notice if you hover outside of a text field, you will see an icon showing that Flash will create a new text field for you if you click. So you can actually click...

Connecting text through multiple text fields
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Connecting text through multiple text fields provides you with in-depth training on Web. Taught by Todd Perkins as part of the Flash Professional CS5 Essential Training

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Web
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Flash Professional
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