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Macromedia® Flash™ Enabled Flash Design and Development for Devices by Christian Cantrell, Fred Sharples, Branden Hall, Robert Hall, Bill Perry, Andreas Heim, Glenn Thomas, Mike Chambers, Markus Niedermeier, Phillip Torrone, Steve Leone, Craig Kroeger

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Chapter 4. TYPOGRAPHY IN FLASH FOR DEVICES

by Craig Kroeger

TYPOGRAPHY IN FLASH FOR DEVICES

TYPOGRAPHY IN FLASH FOR DEVICES

TOPICS COVERED IN THIS CHAPTER:

  • What are pixel fonts?

  • Type considerations

  • Pixel problems in Macromedia Flash

  • The solution to pixel problems

  • Making your own Flash pixel font

The potential of Macromedia Flash for devices—specifically for the Pocket PC—is only as great as the capability of Flash to deliver content effectively. One critical area is the capability of Flash to incorporate typography that is suitable for the limitations of devices—limited screen resolution and size. The best typographic ...

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