Full text presentation

Date: 20.8.2009, 13:6    Total views: 43959
In this thoroughly explained, detailed flash lesson, I will explain to you how to create full text presentation using some special flash tips and tricks. You don't have to use action script code to make this lesson. Using this lesson, you will also learn how to convert any text into a movie clip symbol, how to animate it, appyl flash filters on it, create motion tween and much much more. You can use this text presentation for any text banner or for some flash text animation. Let's start!

Example:



Step 1

Create a new flash document. Press Ctrl+J key on the keyboard (Document Properties) and set the width of your document to 450 pixels and the height to 264 pixels. Select white color as background color (you can also use some image as background). Set your Flash movie's frame rate to 36 and click ok.





Step 2


Call the current layer text animation. Double-click on its default name (Layer 1) to change it. Press Enter once you have typed in the new name!

Step 3

Select the Text Tool (A) and go to the Properties Panel (Ctrl+F3) below the stage. Then, make the adjustments as follow:



After that, type some text.

Step 4

While the text is still selected, hit F8 key (Convert to Symbol) to convert it into a movie clip symbol.



Step 5

Click now on frame 10 and hit F6 key. While you're still on frame 10, place the text on the position like it is shown on the picture below!



Step 6

While you're still on frame 10, hit F6 key ten times. Select after that frame 11,13,15,17 and 19 and hit delete key on the keyboard. See the picture below!



Step 7

Go back now on the first frame and place the text on the position like it is shown on the picture below!



Step 8

After that, select the Selection Tool (V) and click once on the text to select it. Then, go to the Properties Panel (Ctrl+F3) below the stage. On the right, you will see the Color menu. Select Alpha in it and put it down to 0%.



Step 9

Select now the first frame and go again to the Properties Panel (Ctrl+F3) below the stage. Then, make the adjustments as follow:



Step 10

Right-click anywhere on the gray area between frame 1 and 10 on the timeline and choose Create Motion Tween from the menu that appears.



Step 11

Click now on frame 60 and 70 and hit F6 key. While you're still on frame 70, select the Free Transform Tool (Q) and enlarge text like it is shown on the picture below!



Step 12

Afte that, select again the Selection Tool (V) and click once on the text to select it. Then, repeat step 8.

Step 13

Select again the Selection Tool (V) and click again once on the text. After that select Filters tab from the left side in the Properties Panel, click on the plus icon and select the Blur filter. Make the adjustments as follows:



Step 14

Right-click anywhere on the gray area between frame 60 and 70 on the timeline and choose Create Motion Tween from the menu that appears.



Now, we're done with the first text effect. Repeat this process also for every other texts.

Have a nice day!

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