Create a Scrollable Text Frame in Adobe DPS in 10 Easy Steps

Create a Scrollable Text Frame in Adobe DPS in 10 Easy Steps

Simple tutorial how to create scrollable text frame in Adobe DPS in 10 easy steps.


Step 1. Grab Type tool (T, N.Tsech 2014-05-14 at 23.43.35) and drag out a text frame.

Create a Scrollable Text Frame in Adobe DPS

Step 2. Right-click in the text frame and select “Fill with placeholder text” or paste your text.

Create a Scrollable Text Frame in Adobe DPS

Step 3. Make the text box bigger otherwise type descenders the will be cut off. 

Create a Scrollable Text Frame in Adobe DPS

Step 4.  Select the text frame and cut it (N.Tsech 2014-05-01 at 10.25.22 +X) or  Edit > Cut.

Step 5.  Grab rectangle tool (Digital Magazine Tip: Buttons Target Area) and create an empty container frame.

Create a Scrollable Text Frame in Adobe DPS

Step 6. Select the container frame and open Edit > Paste Into or (N.Tsech 2014-05-01 at 10.25.22 + Shift + V). Now we have the text frame inside the container frame.

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Step 7. Select the text frame (Selection Tool, V N.Tsech 2014-04-24 at 09.57.11) and move it.

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Tip: I make visible only half of the last line. And a reader understand he / she needs to scroll the text.

Create a Scrollable Text Frame in Adobe DPS

Step 7. Open Window > Folio Overlays > Scrollable Frame.

Create a Scrollable Text Frame in Adobe DPS

Step 8. Select the frame (Selection Tool, V N.Tsech 2014-04-24 at 09.57.11) and select the scrollable direction: Vertical.

Create a Scrollable Text Frame in Adobe DPS

Step 9. Select “Use Document Position”.

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Step 10. Select “Vector”, because the Vector option provides sharper text. Raster. Raster is used for image-based scrollable frames.  

Create a Scrollable Text Frame in Adobe DPS

The scrollable frame is created. I’ll add a black frame and colour the text.

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Preview on my device.

Create a Scrollable Text Frame in Adobe DPS

Works fine!

Create a Scrollable Text Frame in Adobe DPS in 10 Easy Steps

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