Re: editing text in Flash movie

Subject: Re: editing text in Flash movie
From: Gregory P Sweet <gps03 -at- health -dot- state -dot- ny -dot- us>
To: CL T <straylightsghost -at- gmail -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 11 Feb 2009 16:51:57 -0500

It might be much much trickier that though. there are any number of
applications that output to flash these days so there is no guarantee that
there is an editable fla anywhere to be found.

Personally I'd go with the annotated screen cap method. especially if it is
light changes like missed punctuation.

Greg

techwr-l-bounces+gps03=health -dot- state -dot- ny -dot- us -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com wrote on
02/11/2009 04:44:38 PM:

> A question to ask them -- did they use text files and simply use Flash to
> inhale the content?
> Whenever I use Flash with a lot of text I write some ActionScript to
access
> a text file and import the data. If changes, edits, etc. need to be made,
I
> simply replace the text file.
>
> Any idea if that's what was developed?
>
> If you have the original .fla files you should be able to figure it out.
Or
> simply cut and paste the text from the .fla into a Word document.
>
> On Wed, Feb 11, 2009 at 2:04 PM, Becky Edmondson <beckyed -at- rcn -dot- com> wrote:
>
> > Hi all,
> >
> >
> >
> > My client wants me to provide copy edits for text appearing in a Flash
> > movie. Their exiting process is to simply wrote verbose queries that
> > identify the page and then describe the change needed. Takes a huge
amount
> > of time. I'm having to write long notes to direct them to insert a
single
> > period somewhere, for example.
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