don't need to use complex software packages or spend a lot of money
and time to create animated text with combined text and background
effects. You can do it easily with Anim-FX --an extremely easy to
use shareware package -- even for people with no computer/Flash
program is sold for US$27. But before you buy it, you can play with
the demo package and see how easy it is to create animations. Just
start by following the program, step by step.
to create the effect in Anim-FX
Select any of the 55 template effects.
Enter your text of up to 5 lines. If you fill in less than 5 lines
the program will only render the entered lines and ignore the empty
Set the size and starting position of your text. Should you decide
to make the animation smaller than the default settings by setting
a percentage of the width or height tag in HTML, cropping will automatically
occur from the outer edges.
the background color and text color. You can use any hexadecimal
value. For example, FFFFFF is white, OOOOOO is black, 333333 is
dark grey, FF0000 is red, 00FF00 is green, 0000FF is blue, etc.
To preview the effect in your browser, click on the Preview button.
to save the effect
All the saved templates are stored in the Anim-FX directory. Normally
this directory will be at C://Program Files/Anim-FX. Every effect
consists of 2 files, an .SWF file and a .TXT file (e.g. "explosion.swf"
and "explosion.txt"). They are both needed for the effect
to work properly, because the text file contains all the data for
the SWF file.
To save your Anim-FX effect, click the Save text file button. the
files will be automatically saved to the directory that you installed
the software. After that, you should copy the files to the directory
which holds the HTML page where you want the effect to appear. It
is recommended that you copy the files to another directory immediately,
especially when you want to use the same effect template again,
because in the Anim-FX directory only one effect with the same name
to page 2