Scroller layer

The 4 scrollers in the above screenshot are rendered with the scroller layer. The template used is from BixPack 1.



What can I do with the scroller layer?

With the scroller layer you can create smooth scrollers.


How do I create a scroller layer?

Choose LAYER > Add layer > Add scroller layer... to create a new scroller layer.

The new scroller layer can be selected from the layers dropdown to make it the active layer.

Examples

The installer comes with shows demonstrating the possibilities of the scroller layer. Choose FILE > Open show... and select a show from the BluffTitler/Media/Shows/Scroller folder.

To quickly switch between your own shows and the ones that come with the installer, click on the Personal and App buttons in the upper right corner of the file dialog.

Scroller layer style 1

The scroller layer supports the same positioning modes as the picture layer.

Scroller layer style 2

Not Filled

The text is not repeated.

Filled

The text is repeated until it fills the rectangle as set with the Width property.

Scroller layer properties

Position

The position of the scroller.

Rotation

The rotation of the scroller.

Width

The width of the scroller. When editing, the width of the scroller is drawn as a transparent box.

Font size, Spacing, Space width, Kerning, Colour and Transparency

See the text layer for more info about these properties.

Scroll speed

The speed of the scroller. If you are writing in Arabic, Farsi or Hebrew you can use a negative value to make the text scroll to the right.