Join Kelly McCathran for an in-depth discussion in this video Building a button from scratch, part of Learning Flash Animation.
In this movie you'll build your own button from scratch, a button that looks …like a stop sign and will actually have that button go out to Adobe's website. …From your File menu choose New. Click Okay on actions group three, and in …order to have this be a different color than the white border that a stop sign …has, we're going to change the stage color. So I'll chose modify document, and I'll …make the background color for the stage a light blue.…
I'll click okay. Now were ready to draw our polygon. …So I'm going to switch from the rectangle tool by clicking holding, to the poly …star tool. Once your on the poly star tool In the …properties panel, you'll see options. When I hit options, the default is five. …You can see I've practiced thisLAUGH I've already set it to eight. …But type in eight, if you don't have that on your screen. …I'll click okay, and before I draw the shape, I'll confirm that object drawing …is on. That way, my stroke, the white border of …the stop sign will not separate from the red fill.…
- Understanding the Timeline
- Working with Timeline effects
- Adding keyframes
- Creating slideshows
- Incorporating other media into your movies
- Distributing your work effectively
- Organizing your assets
- Developing efficient workflows
Skill Level Beginner
1. Building Your Flash Vocabulary
2. Getting Comfortable with the Flash Interface
3. Creating Shapes
5. Symbols and the Library Panel
6. The Flash Timeline
7. The Motion Editor
8. Distributing and Publishing Flash Animations
9. Adding Other Media to Your Movies
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