Learning Director 8.5
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Learning Director 8.5

with Vince Parker

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Learning Director 8.5 with Vince Parker is a movie-based workshop that was developed for beginning Director users. This workshop will help you get a firm grasp of the Director interface, as well as a basic understanding of Directors scripting language, Lingo. Directors multi-media authoring environment may seem a little intimidating at first, but this CD-ROM will ease your fears and get you started creating your own interactive web and CD-ROM content quickly and easily.
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  1. 2h 23m
    1. the interface
      3m 30s
    2. the stage
      6m 41s
    3. the cast part 1
      8m 44s
    4. the cast part 2
      7m 7s
    5. paint window part 1
      13m 15s
    6. paint window part 2
      6m 36s
    7. paint window part 3
      7m 25s
    8. color palettes and bit depth
      30m 16s
    9. the vector window
      14m 18s
    10. the tool palette part 1
      10m 8s
    11. the tool palette part 2
      10m 27s
    12. guides and the grid
      5m 13s
    13. the align tool
      4m 38s
    14. the property inspector
      9m 15s
    15. the text window
      5m 47s
  2. 1h 52m
    1. the score part 1
      5m 58s
    2. the score part 2
      5m 39s
    3. the score part 3
      6m 21s
    4. sprites
      6m 17s
    5. sprite properties
      8m 13s
    6. sprite channels
      4m 8s
    7. keyframes
      12m 23s
    8. tweening part 1
      6m 30s
    9. tweening part 2
      6m 32s
    10. time and tempo
      3m 52s
    11. the control panel
      5m 11s
    12. film loops part 1
      4m 38s
    13. film loops part 2
      3m 35s
    14. film loops part 3
      3m 36s
    15. ink effects part 1
      6m 1s
    16. ink effects part 2
      5m 19s
    17. ink effects part 3
      5m 29s
    18. onion skinning
      7m 50s
    19. the transition channel
      4m 57s
  3. 1h 26m
    1. vectors vs shapes
      6m 14s
    2. flash files part 1
      10m 29s
    3. flash files part 2
      10m 9s
    4. bitmaps
      22m 23s
    5. anti-aliasing
      7m 56s
    6. registration points
      5m 33s
    7. text vs field
      10m 0s
    8. external editors
      6m 55s
    9. optimizing
      7m 17s
  4. 1h 2m
    1. quicktime files part 1
      5m 7s
    2. quicktime files part 2
      5m 3s
    3. quicktime files part 3
      5m 14s
    4. quicktime files part 4
      6m 50s
    5. avi files part 1
      5m 5s
    6. avi files part 2
      5m 35s
    7. avi files part 3
      6m 8s
    8. real media files part 1
      4m 58s
    9. real media files part 2
      5m 9s
    10. real media files part 3
      6m 9s
    11. real media files part 4
      6m 48s
  5. 1h 14m
    1. sound formats
      14m 5s
    2. compression and quality
      8m 28s
    3. cue points and the pc part 1
      9m 25s
    4. cue points and the pc part 2
      9m 32s
    5. cue points and the mac
      13m 39s
    6. sound behaviors part 1
      6m 57s
    7. sound behaviors part 2
      5m 57s
    8. sound behaviors part 3
      6m 13s
  6. 1h 41m
    1. navigation behaviors
      9m 6s
    2. control behaviors part 1
      5m 40s
    3. control behaviors part 2
      4m 59s
    4. control behaviors part 3
      5m 38s
    5. control behaviors part 4
      6m 2s
    6. automatic animation
      4m 51s
    7. interactive animation
      10m 2s
    8. sprite transitions
      8m 32s
    9. text behaviors part 1
      16m 50s
    10. text behaviors part 2
      5m 35s
    11. paintbox behaviors
      12m 57s
    12. adding to the library palette
      5m 34s
    13. the behavior inspector
      5m 39s
  7. 3h 17m
    1. basic lingo concepts
      20m 41s
    2. types of scripts
      13m 13s
    3. the script window
      18m 12s
    4. navigational go-to scripts
      13m 2s
    5. objects and properties
      13m 58s
    6. the message window
      8m 55s
    7. handlers
      20m 28s
    8. local and global variables
      22m 25s
    9. if - then - else
      11m 21s
    10. sound lingo
      16m 41s
    11. movie in a window part 1
      15m 56s
    12. movie in a window part 2
      15m 24s
    13. quicktime movie timing
      6m 54s
  8. 34m 44s
    1. publish for the web
      21m 40s
    2. streaming shockwave
      10m 13s
    3. xtras and shockwave
      2m 51s
  9. 20m 37s
    1. xtras and projectors
      6m 14s
    2. stub projectors
      14m 23s

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Learning Director 8.5 with Vince Parker is a movie-based workshop that was developed for beginning Director users. This workshop will help you get a firm grasp of the Director interface, as well as a basic understanding of Directors scripting language, Lingo. Directors multi-media authoring environment may seem a little intimidating at first, but this CD-ROM will ease your fears and get you started creating your own interactive web and CD-ROM content quickly and easily.

Subject:
Web
Software:
Director
Author:
Vince Parker

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