Using classic text


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Using classic text

In Flash CS5, the Text Layout Framework is the preferred method for working with text. However, there are some situations where you won't be able to use the Text Layout Framework. I mentioned earlier in this chapter that the Text Layout Framework needs to use Flash Player 10 and ActionScript 3.0. For some projects, you may have to publish to an earlier version of the Flash Player or an earlier version of ActionScript. In those situations, you cannot use the Text Layout Framework, so you'll have to use the Classic Text engine.

So for that purpose I am going to briefly cover how to use the Classic Text engine in Flash. So on the Stage here I have some Text Layout Framework text. I am going to select it, and then I am going to convert this to Classic Text by using the drop-down menu for Text engine at the top of the Properties panel. So I'll change the engine to Classic Text. You can see that the font renders a little bit differently. I use the Text Layout Framework to auto-capital...

Using classic text
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Using classic text 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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