Panning a landscape


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Panning a landscape

One of the most popular effects that Flash designers like to incorporate into their presentations is a Panning landscape. An example of this is available in Flash Professional CS5's New File templates in a template named Panning which you'll find in the Sample Files category. I'll create a new file based on this template and then test it. This is a very simple template with three layers, each of which has its own motion tween. The foreground layer shows grass moving at a fast rate, the medium layer shows hills floating by at a slower rate, and the background layer shows clouds moving by at a slow rate.

Now, I'll close the test movie and show you how this is architected. There are three layers, each of which contains a movie clip symbol, and a motion tween. The foreground has the grass, the mid ground the hills, and the background the clouds. I am only interested in the clouds for this example, so I'll right-click on the background layer, and select Hide Others, and t...

Panning a landscape
Video duration: 5m 51s 3h 39m Intermediate

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Panning a landscape provides you with in-depth training on Web. Taught by David Gassner as part of the Flash Professional CS5: Code Snippets and Templates in Depth

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Web
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ActionScript Flash Professional
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