In this flash tutorial, you will learn how to create data text animation using the adobe after effects and flash. You can use this animation as some web banner or for some presentation. You don't have to use action script code to make this lesson. Let's start!
Create a new after effects composition. Set the Width of Your composition to 300 and Height to 200 px. For Preset set Custom, for Pixel Aspect Ratio set Square Pixels and set the Frame Rate to 34 fps.
Select the Horizontal Type Tool (Ctrl+T) and type any text on the Stage
Choose Window > Effects&Presets (Ctrl+5).
In the Effects&Presets Panel choose Animation Presets > Text > Multi-Line > Data Packet. See the picture below!
Using the Selection Tool (V) and drag and drop technique, move the Data Packet effect from Effects&Presets panel on the text on the stage.
Go now to the Timeline and reduce the length of the film to the length of the animation.
After that, choose Composition > Trim Comp To Work Area.
Choose now File > Export > Adobe Flash (Swf).
Create a new flash document. Set the Width of Your document to 300 and Height to 200 px. Set Black color as background color and set the Frame Rate to 34 fps.
Create a new Movie Clip (Ctrl+F8) and name it DataText_mc.
Choose now File > Import > Import to Stage (Ctrl+R) and Import a swf file that we just made in After Effects.
Go back on the main stage (Scene 1). After that, drag the Text Movie Clip from the Flash Library on the Flash Stage using the Selection Tool (V) and drag and drop technique.
Click now on frame 105 /last keyframe of animation) and hit F6 key.
Test your text animation and enjoy!
Download source file (.fla)