Animating along a path


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Animating along a path

One of the things that I like most about using the motion tween is the motion path that you're given. The great thing about this motion path is that it can be edited. And that's what I want to do with this fish here. This is the fish animation movie clip, so I'm going to double-click on it, and inside there, you'll see this motion path. And currently this fish just travels at a straight line. Not very appealing and not very natural either, so what I want to do is just add a curve to this line.

First thing I'm going to do, just to make the line easier to see, is I can double-click on the color here, which represents the color of that motion path, and in Layer Properties, I can just change this to something easier to see, such as a blue. Select OK and now we can see that dark blue line. So again, I'm just going to select my Selection tool. I'm going to make sure that line isn't currently selected, because all I need to do is just roll over it, and then I'm...

Animating along a path
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Animating along a path provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by Paul Trani as part of the Flash Professional CS5: Animation Projects

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