How to put Anim-FX files on your website
to create the effect in Anim-FX
any of the 40 template effects.
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 ones. You should
use at least 2 lines, but if you only want to use one line, you can enter
something in the second line and put the size at 0 to get around this.
the size and starting position of your text. It is recommended that you
center the 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.
preview the effect in your browser, click on the Preview button.
to save the effect
the available effect templates are stored in the Anim-FX directory. 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
save your Anim-FX effect, click the Save button. There will be no option
for where you want to save the files. It will automatically save both the
text and swf files in the directory that you instaleld 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 can exist.
to embed the files into your project
you need to copy these 2 files to your web directory. Open Windows explorer,
select both files, click the right mouse button and select copy. Then go
to the directory which holds the HTML file of your webpage. Inside this
directory, right click again and select paste from the pop-up menu.
open your HTML editor such as Dreamweaver or FP or any other similar program
and position the Flash file into the correct position with the desired dimensions.
a more detailed description on how to embed the files with tools such as
Dreamweaver or FP, and in HTML coding, please visit our FAQ
to make easy changes to the effect
is where you are going to benefit from the peculiar way of saving the files.
Whenever you want to make any changes to the text, font size, position or
color, you simply open the text file in Notepad or similar application,
and just change the relevant data in the text. Save the file again and upload
the text file to your server. That's all. Any changes will be directly reflected
in your animation!
a more detailed description on how to change the content of the text file
please visit our FAQ section.