3. Working with Text

Adobe Flash Professional CS6’s text tool creates two types of text fields: Classic and TLF (Text Layout Framework). The exercises in this book cover using TLF text.

A TLF text field is not just a container full of graphic-objects in the shape of letters; the field holds live text that is fully editable in the authoring environment. As you create text elements, you must decide how they will be used in the published movie and assign them a Type property. When you want the end user to be able to copy information, set the text field’s Type property to Selectable. When you ...

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