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  1. Open up a new flash document.
  2. Now add three text boxes (or however many you want, I’ll cover this later).
  3. Name your first layer ‘toptext’.
  4. Add a new layer and name it ‘bottomtext’, now move this layer below the layer ‘toptext’.
  5. Copy the textboxes from step 2 into this layer.
  6. Move these text boxes down and to the left by one pixel (you can do this using the arrow keys).
  7. Now make the text box text on the layer ‘bottomtext’ lighter than the textbox text in the ‘toptext’ layer.
  8. Insert a new movieclip into the movie (Ctrl+F8).
  9. You may need to drag this movieclip from the library onto the main movie, if so do it now.
  10. Now double click this movieclip layer and add two blank keyframes.
  11. In the first keyframe add the following code:

var m =;
this._parent.nameshadow = m;
var m2 =;
this._parent.emailshadow = m2;
var m3 = this._parent.message;
this._parent.messageshadow = m3;

In the second keyframe add the following code:


» Level Intermediate

Added: 2005-06-14
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