Stretching Text in Flash to add Pizzazz

Stretched Text in Flash 8

Create some text in Flash by clicking on the text tool Text Tool Flash 8 and then clicking on the canvas. I typed Flash Fun. Select a font of your choice and select a large size. Once you have the text typed you must completely break it apart. To break the text completely apart click on the text to select it and then while holding down the CTRL key click the letter B twice.

Place your cursor over the edge of the text. When the cursor end turns to a 90 degree angle, hold your mouse down to pull out a square part of the text:

Stretching Text in Flash 8

Place your cursor over the edge of the text. When the cursor end turns to a semicircle, hold your mouse down to pull out a rounded part of the text:

Stretching Text in Flash 8

Once you get the letters the way you want them add a stroke to it to really give it some pizzazz as you did in the Stroked Text tutorial.

Flash 8 Tutorials