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Inch Text Banner

28.4.2010, 13:11
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Read this thoroughly explained, detailed flash lesson and see how to create inch text banner using the adobe after effects and flash. You don't have to use action script code to make this lesson. Let's start!

Example:



Step 1

Create a new after effects composition. Set the Width of Your composition to 300 and Height to 200 px. For Preset set Custom, for Pixel Aspect Ratio set Square Pixels and set the Frame Rate to 36 fps.



Step 2


Select the Horizontal Type Tool (Ctrl+T) and type any text on the Stage.

Step 3

Choose Window > Effects&Presets (Ctrl+5).

Step 4

In the Effects&Presets Panel choose Animation Presets > Text >  Expressions > Inch Worm. See the picture below!



Step 5

Using the Selection Tool (V) and drag and drop technique, move the Inch Worm effect from Effects&Presets panel on the text on the stage.

Step 6

Go now to the Timeline and reduce the length of the film to the length of the animation.



Step 7

After that, choose Composition > Trim Comp To Work Area.

Step 8

Choose now File > Export > Adobe Flash (Swf).

Step 9

Create a new flash document. Set the Width of Your document to 300 and Height to 200 px. Set any color as background color and set the Frame Rate to 36 fps.

Step 10

Create a new Movie Clip (Ctrl+F8) and name it InchText.



Step 11

Choose now File > Import > Import to Stage (Ctrl+R) and Import a swf file that we just made in After Effects.

Step 12

Go back on the main stage (Scene 1). After that, drag the Text Movie Clip from the Flash Library on the Flash Stage using the Selection Tool (V) and drag and drop technique.

Step 13

Select now the Last Keyframe and go to the AS panel (F9). Then, enter this code inside the actions panel:

stop ();

Step 14

Go back on the main stage (Scene 1). After that, drag the Text Movie Clip from the Flash Library on the Flash Stage using the Selection Tool (V) and drag and drop technique.

Step 15

Click now on frame 395 (last keyframe of animation) and hit F6 key.

We're done!

Test your animation and enjoy!

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