Join Kelly McCathran for an in-depth discussion in this video Other shape tools, part of Introduction to Flash Animation.
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Now, let's take a look at a few of the other shaped tools. …Again, before I start, I'm going to go to my work space switcher, and choose my …favorite classic work space. We'll start with a fresh new document. …So, from your File menu, choose New, and click OK on the defaults. …The last tool I was using you'll notice is the oval primitive tool, and one …little note, I'm going to draw a quick shape here. …With the oval primitive tool, if I've opened this up like a Pacman, or modified …the inner radius by grabbing the second button, when I draw with the oval …primitave tool again, it keeps that letter c happening.…
Remember the properties inspector can always reset that, so now it's a complete …oval or circle. I'm going to hit command A or Ctrl+A to …select All, and hit Delete. So the shape tools you have to chose from …are rectangle, oval., rectangle primitive and oval primitive, but the additional …shape tools include the polystar tool, called that because it can do polygons or …it can do stars. When I choose the polystar tool, if I …
- 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
Flash Professional CS5: Character Animationwith Dermot O' Connor9h 19m Intermediate
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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