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12 December 2002, 08:31 PM
hi again fellas,
i have a problem,
i know how to change jpg ...(image forms) quality
in flash library but can i do the same about shapes and lines?
i don't realy mean shapes and lines... i mean:
i have to put some text in my project. in Farsi language
so i typed my texts by Farsi fonts then i imported them
into flash . but the are so large in size,
tell me what i'v done is correct or not.
if correct, tell me how to change their quality...?


12 December 2002, 08:36 PM
i forget it ,
" after importing texts in flash i have to break them apart,
so no need to download Farsi text for users..."

any other solution?

12 December 2002, 09:33 PM
You can always embed the font.

12 December 2002, 08:42 AM
embed ?
i didn't get what you mean...?

12 December 2002, 12:14 PM
If you are using Flash MX and static text, then the font is automatically embedded into your file. If using Dynamic, text, then you have to embed the font by clicking the Character button in the Properties panel. If you use the same font in multiple swf files then you can include the font in a shared library to save space.

To create a font symbol:

1 Open the library to which you want to add a font symbol.

2 Choose New Font from the Options menu in the upper right corner of the Library panel.

3 In the Font Symbol Properties dialog box, enter a name for the font symbol in the Name text box.

4 Select a font from the Font menu or enter the name of a font in the Font text box.

5 If desired, select Bold or Italic to apply the selected style to the font.

6 Click OK.

To assign an identifier string to a font symbol:

1 Select the font symbol in the Library panel.

2 Do one of the following:

Choose Linkage from the Options menu in the upper right corner of the Library panel.

Right-click (Windows) or Control-click (Macintosh) the font symbol name in the Library panel, and choose Linkage from the context menu.

3 Under Linkage in the Linkage Properties dialog box, select Export for Runtime Sharing.

4 In the Identifier text box, enter a string to identify the font symbol.

5 In the URL text box, enter the URL where the SWF movie file that contains the font symbol will be posted.

6 Click OK.

That was straight from Flash Help (F1).

12 December 2002, 09:41 PM
i'm using Flash5 still.
can i do the same in flash 5 too?

(anyway tanx a lot about that...mohh.)

Michael Chen
12 December 2002, 11:53 PM
Yes you can embed fonts in flash 5 aswell.

If you decide to embed fonts, the viewers will have to download a few more K's, depending on what type of font you use :)

12 December 2002, 09:24 PM

12 December 2002, 05:31 PM
is the text dynamic? you may be getting such a large size because it auto is embeding, check the options for can also choose to only embed the letter, caps or nums. or all.

how much text are you using and what is the 'k' added by the font right now?

How large are we talking, unelss its embeded it should not be that huge.

12 December 2002, 09:18 PM
no no , tha texts are static
and i didn't get what was 'k'...?

let me show the project witch we are talking about:

...seprated swfs.
after seeing the link, lets keep on talking,


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