you can do a lot more interesting animations of text by using
create a movie that contains a textfield (say tf and set its
autoSize to left). place that movieclip in another movieclip, give
it an instance name ( say tfmc) and animate it. maybe have it move
along an arc and rotate once or twice.
you can then use the following code to animate any number of
lines of text (s) and position that text's upper left at x,y by