How to Animate Color and Alpha Changes with a Motion Tween


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Animating color and alpha changes with a motion tween

When you create motion tweens, remember that you're not limited to movement. you can also animate anything you can modify at the instance level. That includes color transformations that you set in the Properties panel. Remember that instances can't be changed using the Color panel. That's reserved for shapes. To change the color of an instance, you select the instance on the Stage and modify its color in the Color Effect area of the Properties panel. So let's modify this animation so the sun fades in.

So, on the Stage, I have the sun graphic symbol. I'll right click it and choose Create Motion Tween to create the animation. Now I want it to start out faded out and end up faded in. So I'll go to Frame 50 and I'm going to right-click there in the Sun layer and I'm going to choose Insert Keyframe > All. So here I have a property keyframe. Now I'll select the Sun on Frame 50, go to the Color Effect section of the Properties panel, choose Alpha for the Co...

Animating color and alpha changes with a motion tween
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Animating color and alpha changes with a motion tween provides you with in-depth training on Web. Taught by Todd Perkins as part of the Flash Professional CS5 Essential Training

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