Controlling the timeline of an instance


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Controlling the timeline of an instance

Controlling the playback of an animation is an important skill to have, and it goes without saying that it's sometimes necessary to control the Timelines of movie clips from within other objects. Let's take a look at the animation I have here. I'll test the movie, and you'll see the bear walks in, starts eating food out of the basket. This is an information video about how you shouldn't feed bears and how do put your food up on a rope in a tree to keep it away from a bear.

So, aside from looking a little bit sloppy, this animation could be a lot better. For example, we could change the camera angles and have the animation cropped, focusing on the most important parts. So this animation is a movie clip, and I have different keyframes in the Timeline that are scaled and move the movie clip to focus on key parts of the animation. If you don't have access to the exercise files, just create any animation inside of a movie clip and then set different keyframes upon the ...

Controlling the timeline of an instance
Video duration: 6m 41s 7h 8m Beginner Updated May 23, 2012

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Controlling the timeline of an instance provides you with in-depth training on Developer. Taught by Todd Perkins as part of the ActionScript 3.0 in Flash Professional CS5 Essential Training

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