Novelty does not display dialogue automatically. This means that when you use a Dialogue action, the text won't appear unless you take a few steps to prepare.
Enabling dialogue for a text object
To enable dialogue, follow these easy steps:
- Create a new text object in the scene
- Right-click on it to bring up its context menu
- Select Dialogue -> Check Display dialogue phrase or Display character name
Fig 1: Enabling dialogue for a text object
By default, text objects will automatically resize depending on their current text content. If you want to restrict the size of a text object, you can resize it manually or check the Wrap property.
Since dialogue text objects is a common feature that you will use in several pages, you will want to put it inside a global layer, so you don't have to go through this process for every page.Related articles: