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splitTextField squished text [SOLVED]

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I have created a dynamic text box on the stage with my text. I have embeded the font in the library and this is my script;

 

import com.greensock.TweenMax;

import com.greensock.text.SplitTextField;

import com.greensock.easing.*;

 

text_tf.embedFonts = true;

 

var stf:SplitTextField = new SplitTextField(text_tf);

for (var i:int = stf.textFields.length - 1; i > -1; i--) {

TweenMax.to(stf.textFields, 1, {blurFilter:{blurX:10, blurY:10}, x:Math.random() * 650 - 100, y:Math.random() * 350 - 100, scaleX:Math.random() * 4 - 2, scaleY:Math.random() * 4 - 2, rotation:Math.random() * 360 - 180, autoAlpha:0, delay:Math.random() * 0.5, ease:Quad.easeIn, repeat:1, yoyo:true, repeatDelay:1.2});

}

 

 

looks good but it squishes the text on 1 line.

thanks

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Did you make sure your TextField looked exactly the way you expected BEFORE introducing SplitTextField? Remember, by default, Flash will make the text all be on one line - you must set the multiline and wordWrap properties to true if you want it to wrap. Also, setting embedFonts to true doesn't automatically embed the fonts - you must also make sure that the font is in the swf to begin with (typically by clicking the "embed fonts" button in the IDE and selecting the characters).

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got it going. thanks.

 

yes i had it looking the way i wnated with multiline and word wrap before. But i had not clicked on the "character embedding" button and ebedded it that way, which after did, the multiple lines were no longer squished.

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