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The Text Widget is one of the most commonly used widgets in Singular.


To learn how to add a Widget to your Composition, click here. 

Remember, any underlined widget properties can be connected to a Control Node or a Data Node.

Property Settings

As seen above, select the "Text" tab in the Property Panel to update this widget's following property types:

Text

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Text Box - Area to input your text.

Note that this box supports HTML formatting. To use inline font styles, add the HTML open tag “<html>” at the very beginning and the HTML close tag “</html>” at the very end of the text field.

Using HTML

Style

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Font - Selection boxed for Font Type, Font Style, Italics, Underlining and Alignment

Transform - None, Uppercase, Lowercase and Capitalize options

Color - Color selector for text

Layout

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Minimum of Lines - Minimum number of lines visible

Maximum of Lines - Maximum number of lines visible

Overflow - Text overflow options such as Letter Width, Clip, Ellipsis, Word Wrap, Wrap Letter, Letter Size and Letter Width

Vertical Alignment - Vertical alignment of text. This will become apparent when the Minimum of Lines value is above 1. Options include Top, Middle, Baseline and Bottom

Vertical Adjustment (%) - Vertical positioning based off of percentage within the Bounding Box

Letter Spacing (Pixels) - Horizontal spacing between individual letters

Word Spacing (Pixels) - Horizontal spacing between words

Indent (Pixels) - Horizontal indentation

Line Height - Height of an individual line of text. Options include Normal, Single 1.15, 1.5, Double and Custom

Custom Line Height (%) - Custom selected individual line height as a percentage. This is only functional if the Line Height box is set to "Custom"

Shadow

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Direction (Degrees) - Shadow direction/angle

Distance (Pixels) - Shadow distance

Blur (Pixels) - Shadow blur

Color - Color selector for shadow color

Padding

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Left (%) - Text padding on the left side

Right (%) - Text padding on the right side

Top (%) - Text padding on the top

Bottom (%) - Text padding on the bottom 

Note

Make sure to change all widget sizing in the "Transform" tab within the Property Panel. Although certain widgets may allow you to adjust sizing within their own designated tabs, adjusting sizing in the Transform tab keeps your asset sizing all in one location. 

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