Understanding dynamic text fields


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Understanding dynamic text fields

In this chapter we're going to be working with text. Specifically we'll talk about loading text from an external text file, displaying HTML code in Flash, and working with CSS in Flash. We'll start by talking about dynamic text fields. If you're following along, I'm working in 01_dynamic_text.fla in the Chapter 03 folder in the Exercise Files folder. Now this file has two layers - actions and text field. There's no action script in the actions layer and there's no art of the text layer.

So we'll start by drawing a dynamic text field. Make sure the text field layer is selected and select the Text tool the toolbar. In the Property inspector, choose Dynamic Text for the text type. Pick a font, I picked Trebuchet MS, you can pick any font you want. And pick a font size and a font color. Also make sure the Line Type is set to Multiline. Let's also make the text selectable by clicking the Selectable button and show a border around the text by selecting the Show border ar...

Understanding dynamic text fields
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Understanding dynamic text fields provides you with in-depth training on Web. Taught by Todd Perkins as part of the Flash CS3 Professional Beyond the Basics

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