Freebie: Multiline Flash Text with Formatting

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craftycurate
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Freebie: Multiline Flash Text with Formatting

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Hi fellow Resolume Flashers ...

I saw someone was looking for this on another thread, and I was thinking of posting it anyway, so here it is.

A simple multiline Flash Text SWF I made for use with Resolume. It has a range of text formatting parameters (font size, Y position, leading, L & R margins, alignment (left, centre, right, justify), and white\black text toggle). Uses a clean sans-serif font.

Use a # character to force line breaks. The SWF will convert these to newline characters before displaying.Obviously you can't paste multiline text into Resolume as Resolume will only pass a single line at a time to the SWF.

It's 640x360 which will scale up to 1920x1080 or any other 16:9 size perfectly. Make sure you set the size of the clip to your composition size for maximum smoothness.

Text has a slight drop shadow so you don't need to worry too much about it disappearing.

Offered for your use without any warranty or guarantee, but I hope you find it useful.

I'm not a seasoned Flash coder so if anyone spots any possible improvements let me know.

Cheers
Richard
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Re: Freebie: Multiline Flash Text with Formatting

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Awesome love it :) Thanks for sharing. This is a really useful swf.

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Re: Freebie: Multiline Flash Text with Formatting

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Pretty good Richard, I will try it right now.
Just a tip, what about using another character to break lines?
(so you can type and show a hashtag on screen).

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Re: Freebie: Multiline Flash Text with Formatting

Post by cosmowe »

Hi craftycurate,
for me this flash file doesn't work...hmm...when I drag'n'drop it into a clipdeck the field stays blank.

Win 7 / R.4.2.1


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Re: Freebie: Multiline Flash Text with Formatting

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Make sure you have flash player installed for internet explorer?

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Re: Freebie: Multiline Flash Text with Formatting

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Ok here's one that uses the tilde (~) char as the newline delimiter.
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Re: Freebie: Multiline Flash Text with Formatting

Post by francoe »

Thanks crafty.
Is a pretty useful little tool, and works great. :)

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Re: Freebie: Multiline Flash Text with Formatting

Post by fabi8bit2 »

Cool! Thank you!
is there some how a way to use a google spredsheet as datasource for the text field?

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Re: Freebie: Multiline Flash Text with Formatting

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Not in the current version. Loading text from an external source would definitely be useful. I might give it a go at some point but it won't be any time soon. If I do, I'll post it here :)
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Re: Freebie: Multiline Flash Text with Formatting

Post by fabi8bit2 »

wow! Cool! thnx!

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