speech balloon

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speech balloon

A graphic element taken from comic books that is widely used to convey messages in all forms of publications, including websites. The balloon is a bubble filled with text that points to a person or human-like object. Also called "speech bubbles," "voice bubbles," "word balloons" and "text balloons."


Speech Bubbles
If the text is meant to be silent, the bubble's pointer consists of smaller bubbles. Loud screams and shouts are exaggerated with jagged edges.
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The app lets you edit digital photos on your iPhone or iPod touch- you can crop, straighten, sharpen, desaturate, adjust brightness, contrast and the color temperature of your photos, and even also add text bubbles.
Readers also will enjoy reading the characters' dialogue in text bubbles.
The company also promoted XP's smart tags - text bubbles that appear above a recently typed word and prompt the user for options.
Other portions consist of tightly structured, post-Webern sound, like the opening of Weather, for which Brown's step text bubbles with invention-diverse themes richly developed.
The new app, second in a series to bring drama to everyday life, will enable the sending of email and tweets with photos and images that have text bubbles added to them.
com/articles/16/09/13/the-best-features-in-ios-10-siri-home-messages-notifications-apple-music-more) Apple Insider , the new Messages comes with dynamic text bubbles, (http://www.
In patent designs, the familiar white background to an iMessage chat has been replaced by video, with the text bubbles either opaque or semi-opaque and the system would be activated through an in-app button, with easy adaptations for use in web browsers, or even iBooks, with text floating over the live background.
In the first panel, images of a child, animals, and landscapes, a cheesecake photo, and still lifes are overlaid with text bubbles woefully editorializing I'VE HAD IT; EVERYTHING IS OVER; THE AUTHOR IS DEAD.
MashON Spore Comic Book Creator includes a special extensive collection of Spore creatures, vehicles, scenery, buildings, page templates, text bubbles and more for creative possibilities.
It combines the usual text bubbles with a range of whistles and multimedia bells.
The number shows Kano walking through a crowd, greeting his production team whose diploma qualifications pop up in text bubbles above them.
and start adding text bubbles, animations, captions, external links, and whatever else you can imagine.