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  • 1.  Change color of fonts

    Posted 09-30-2021 09:44
    Hi all...  another thing I was shown in xpression training that has slipped my mind...  how do I give text color?  Its done through the font manager but can't figure it out.  Thanks a bunch!

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    Patrick Orser
    AV specialist
    The Bayview Yards
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  • 2.  RE: Change color of fonts

    Ross Staff
    Posted 09-30-2021 09:46
    You need to edit the font material. Inside the font manager you'll see it says edit material underneath face, boarder etc.

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    Simon Redmile
    Senior Graphic Programmer & Designer
    Ross Video
    United Kingdom
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  • 3.  RE: Change color of fonts

    Posted 11-10-2021 12:16
    The other thing that you can do is that if you have colors as materials such as red, yellow, blue, etc... then when you are typing in text in the sequence side you can do {M:Yellow}texthere.  Be careful with doing this if you are using the text as a text macro because then it will throw that off.  But you could pre append a datalinq with {M: "material name"} and it will change the face of the font. - the other way of doing this is to have the fonts already made and just put {55} font number.  So every time that you add a font into your project Xpression assigns it a number.  Then you can call on that number from the sequence side of things.

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    Garrett Hall
    Overtime Elite
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