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Manga Studio Ex 5 Cookbook by Elizabeth Staley

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Using the Story Editor to enter text

Creating a comic (usually) means putting in text for dialog, narration, and other story indicators (words such as "Meanwhile…" or "The Next Day…"). With Manga Studio EX 5's Story Editor, we can input all our dialogs and other text quickly, all from one screen, and make them show up on our page files. With just a little editing once the text is in the page files, we'll have our text all laid out and be ready to draw.

Getting ready

First, we need to create a multi-page file. We will also need a comic script (or at least an idea of some text to include in our pages).

How to do it...

Let's learn how to use the Story Editor in this recipe:

  1. Go to File | Preferences.
  2. In the Preferences window, click on the Edit text option ...

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