Component you can buy for the effect:
Custom prototype done by Coldi, posted on ActionScript.org:
Answered post from this same forum:
<might-sound-rude>You could’ve saved yourself a lot of time/hassle by going to google and typing in exactly what you were looking for (“text typing effect flash”), searching the boards here for your keywords, or just crawling some of the common flash sites.</might-sound-rude>
If you ever need to find something flash related, check these sites out:
Those sites usually have very specific answers to questions usually asked by newer Flash programmers. There are many other sites somewhere on the web (duh) and I think there’s actually a thread somewhere on this board that has a more well-rounded/complete list of great Flash resources, links, etc.
Best of luck on your project, and if I could just make a suggestion: use the prototype from ActionScript.org. It’ll help you learn a few new tricks, it’s smaller in size, and it’ll probably look better (plus it’s free – unlike flashcomponents.com).