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Subject: Re: FLASH: Blurred words
From: Phil Ward
Date: Mon, 28 Feb 2000 10:44:04 GMT

Sorry, I don't see the point, this is what 'Soften Edges' command
achieves...automatically.


----- Original Message -----
From: David Schell <dbschellatmindspring [dot] com>
To: <flasheratchinwag [dot] com>
Sent: Monday, February 28, 2000 1:34 AM
Subject: Re: FLASH: Blurred words


> A better bit tedious way to blur words is to create consecutive outlines.
> First break apart the letters using the break apart option. Next, select a
> color and change the alpha setting, and use the ink bottle to create an
> outline of this color around the letters. Next convert the outline to a
> fill using modify:curves:lines to fill. Repeat this process, trying
> different shades and alpha settings.
>
> > From: "Phil Ward" <phil-watcrescent-graphics [dot] co [dot] uk>
> > Organization: Crescent Graphics
> > Reply-To: flasheratchinwag [dot] com
> > Date: Mon, 28 Feb 2000 00:56:57 -0000
> > To: <flasheratchinwag [dot] com>
> > Subject: Re: FLASH: Blurred words
> >
> > Since it's Blured words you're looking for you will have tho break apart
the
> > text fist as text can't have a gradient fill.
> >
> > If you require a blur why not break apart the text ctrl b then got to
> > Modify>Curves>Soften edges, just change how many steps and the distance
for
> > varying degrees of blur, works for me.
> >
> > The other way is with using images see a demo I produced a while ago for
> > blured text http://www.crescent-graphics.co.uk/blurtext/
> >
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: Cheri Harder <chericaathome [dot] com>
> > To: <flasheratchinwag [dot] com>
> > Sent: Monday, February 28, 2000 12:24 AM
> > Subject: Re: FLASH: Blurred words
> >
> >
> >> Chris
> >>
> >> In case Marc isn't here, I'll give it a go, although I don't remember
what
> >> he told you exactly...
> >>
> >> Go to your fill bucket & click the current color, then click the square
> > with
> >> the color palette in it and then click the tab for gradients. Set one
of
> >> the ends to black (probably is, already) and the other one to whatever
> > color
> >> (doesn't matter) and scroll the alpha indicator (clear to the right)
down
> > to
> >> 0% alpha. That makes a "gradient" fill from black to 0% alpha. Now
you
> > can
> >> fill your rectangle with this new "color"...
> >>
> >> Check out the Flash Help section on "Creating and editing gradients"
for a
> >> complete description.....
> >> Subject: Re: FLASH: Blurred words
> >>
> >>
> >>> Marc....I've been trying to blur the words out and I"m getting close.
I
> >> just
> >>> have a couple more questions. By gradiant edges on the rectangle do
you
> >> mean
> >>> curved edges? and what do you mean by black to transparant? Thanks
> >>> Chris
> >
> >
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