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Chris ThomsenRolling, very long text
by on Sep 25, 2009 at 8:53:10 am

Hello,

i must create a horizontal, rolling text and my problem is, that the text is very long (maybe about 50 screens).

May someone tell me an easy way to edit such a long text, without using the mouse so often to edit?

Is it eventually possible, to convert a textblock into a "one line" text..?

Hope, you understand my problem. :(

Greetings Chris


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Dave LaRondeRe: Rolling, very long text
by on Sep 25, 2009 at 4:27:36 pm

You need to read up on how to use text layers! Here's where to begin:
http://help.adobe.com/en_US/AfterEffects/9.0/WS3878526689cb91655866c1103906...

And pay close attention to this line: "After Effects uses two kinds of text: point text and paragraph text. Point text is useful for entering a single word or a line of characters; paragraph text is useful for entering and formatting the text as one or more paragraphs."

Dave LaRonde
Sr. Promotion Producer
KCRG-TV (ABC) Cedar Rapids, IA


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