Applying color changes and transformations to instances of symbols


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Applying color changes and transformations to instances of symbols

Let's take a look at the modifications you can make to symbol instances. On the Stage here I have four instances of symbols. Basically, you can edit instances using the Free Transform tool in the settings in the Properties panel. So on the Stage I have my instance selected and I can use the Free Transform tool to rotate it without affecting the symbol. I can scale it. I can even skew the instance and the original symbol is never affected.

You can tell because the other sunflower is not changing as I make these edits. Again, note that I am on the main timeline and not in Symbol Editing mode. So using the Transform tool, you can move, rotate, scale, and skew an instance without affecting the symbol. I mentioned that you can use the Properties panel to modify colors of instances. So I will select one of the roses on the Stage and then in the Color Effect area of the Properties panel I'll click the Style dropdown to apply a color change.

So I can apply Brightness, which will add whit...

Applying color changes and transformations to instances of symbols
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Applying color changes and transformations to instances of symbols 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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