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How to Cheat in Adobe Flash CS4 by Chris Georgenes

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Star Wars Text

TEXT EFFECTS ARE ALWAYS a popular request among Flash users – specifically the “Star Wars” effect made famous during the opening scene in the original 1977 film. The effect is relatively simple to create but comes with a price: playback performance can suffer. Proceed with caution and test your animation often to make sure playback doesn’t suffer. Remember, the text must be legible without giving the reader a headache.

 

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1 Start by typing your block of text. Try to use a simple and bold font that is easy to read. You will be transforming this text and animating it. Since it will be constantly moving, priority should be making sure ...

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