Encapsulating animations


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Encapsulating animations

One of the things you can do in Flash is take an animation on the Timeline and encapsulate that animation inside of a movie clip. The thing that's powerful that encapsulated animations is it allows you to put animation and layers inside of a container that you can easily move around or scale or rotate or duplicate. In this movie, we'll take a look at how to do that. If you are following along go ahead and open up Encapsulating_ Animations.fla in the Chapter 01 folder. What I am going to do here is I am going to take the animation layer and the shadow layer and combine them into a movie clip. What I am going to do is make sure all frames are deselected by clicking in the gray area at the bottom of the Timeline. Now I am going to select the animation frames and then Shift-click the shadow frames to select all of the animation frames.

With all the frames selected, I'm going to right-click my selection and I am going to choose Cut Frames. Notice that there is no animation on the...

Encapsulating animations
Video duration: 2m 39s 1h 57m Intermediate

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Encapsulating animations provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by Todd Perkins as part of the Flash CS4 Professional Tools for Character Animation

Subjects:
3D + Animation Web
Software:
Flash Professional
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