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layer:static_text

Static Text Layer

This layer shows a simple block of text.

Group Parameter Function
Content Text This is the text that will appear with the layer.
Animation Incoming Choose how the text will appear when set to Live.
Outgoing Choose how the text will disappear. When Same as Incoming is selected and a push animation is set as the incoming transition, the exit direction will be the reverse of how it entered.
Appearance Text You can use the Mac font chooser to adjust how the text will appear.
Type Kerning Specifies the spacing between each character.
Type Leading Offset Specifies the spacing between each line of text.
Vertical Alignment Specifies whether the text should be aligned to the top, center or bottom of the box. These parameters work in conjunction with the Top and Bottom Inset parameters below.
Text Alignment Specifies whether the text should be aligned to the left, center or right of the box. You can also choose Justified to force each line of text to fill the width of the box.
Drop Shadow Enables options for a drop shadow to be applied on the text. You can set the color, opacity, blur amount and the distance and direction from the text.
Geometry Rotation Allows you to rotate the whole layer 360 degrees.
Margin Defines the dimensions of the text box by how far from the top, left, bottom and right of the screen the text box should be.
Inset Specifies where the text boundaries are relative to the top, left, bottom and right sides of the text box. Negative values allow text to be outside of the text box.
Background Type You can set what to use as the background for the text box. Pick from None (disables all other options in this section), Constant Color, Gradient Left to Right, Gradient Top to Bottom or Custom Image.
Color 1/2 Set the color for a constant color background or set the two colors to be used in a gradient. The opacity can be set in the color picker as well.
Image When you select Custom Image, you will be able to choose the image you want for the background. The image will be scaled to fill the whole box using the margin parameters set in the Geometry section above.
Drop Shadow Enables options for a drop shadow to be applied on the text box. You can set the color, opacity, blur amount and the distance and direction from the crawler. The opacity will follow the same settings as applied to the color above but can be adjusted further in these settings.
layer/static_text.txt · Last modified: 2013/07/15 15:47 by david