Introduction to the Motion Editor


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Introduction to the Motion Editor

In this video we're going to tour the Motion Editor. The Motion Editor was introduced in Flash CS4, and it gives you great control over individual properties of an animation. You could think of it like a mirror of the timeline that's displayed as a chart. Now in order to see Motion Editor options, you have to select a keyframe span that's been tweened or an object that's been tweened. The first time you click on the Motion Editor, it may be empty. When I come back to the timeline and look at this project file, 0701motion, I'm going to click once in this light blue area to select the tweened keyframe span, or I can click on an object on the stage.

You'll notice my movie is 48 frames. The default frame rate is still set, at 24 frames per second, so the movie has a duration of two seconds. Now, when I click on the motion editor, I can see all of its options. The first time you come in here, you may, however, only be viewing one frame. This portion, wher...

Introduction to the Motion Editor
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Introduction to the Motion Editor provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by Kelly McCathran as part of the Introduction to Flash Animation

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