It is important to know that matrix effects can only be used with Rects. It is not possible to drag this kind of effect onto a regular fixtures selection. Read the "Rects mode" chapter to see how to use Rects.
You can insert text onto your matrix with the text tool. Enter your text and click the T icon to modify the font.
-Click play to view your text
-Change the position of your text by adjusting the vertical and horizontal offset properties
-If you wish to have scrolling text, choose your direction here
-You can change the scrolling speed here
-Change the text and background colors here