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Adobe Flash CS3 Professional On Demand by Steve Johnson - Perspection, Inc., Andy Anderson

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5. Working with Text

What You'll Do

Create Static Text

Change Font Type, Size, and Color

Modify Tracking and Kerning

Change Text Direction and Orientation

Change Text Alignment

Use Break Apart to Modify Characters

Use Anti-alias Text

Use Font Mapping

Set Device Fonts Versus Embedded Fonts

Create Dynamic Text and Input Text

Set Dynamic Text and Input Text Options

Use Cascading Style Sheets with HTML Text

Check Spelling

Use Find and Replace

Introduction

In Flash, you can create three types of text: static, dynamic, and input. Static is text that doesn't change. Dynamic is text that updates, such as stock quotes, weather reports, or sports scores. Input is text entered by a user in forms or surveys. You can create editable text fields for use ...

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