Join Anastasia McCune for an in-depth discussion in this video Scaling content to predefined anchor points, part of Flash Professional: Creative Cloud Updates.
In Flash, you can now pin visual assets to predefined anchor points on the stage, …when scaling the stage size. Well here's what I mean, in the file …called scaleTimelineAnimation.fla, we have some simple animation. …The background image that says Monster Match-up animates in, and then movie …clips that contain animation for a variety of different monsters, appear in …succession, as you move on down the timeline. …So when I click on the paste board, you can see that we're at a stage size of 800 …by 480. To help us see how our stage scaling is …going to affect things, I've got ruler guides along the right an bottom edges of …the stage. So I'm going to zoom out to about 25%, so …we can really see what happens when we scale the stage.…
We're going to try a pretty dramatic change in stage dimension to something …really big like 1920 X 1080. So, in the properties panel for the …document, I'm going to click the wrench next to the size fields to bring up the …document settings panel. Here I'm gonna type in my new stage …
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- Distributing and swapping multiple symbols and bitmaps
- Managing properties for multiple layers at once
- Scaling content to predefined anchor points
- Exporting video and animation
- Working with the HTML5 Canvas document type
- Using Cross-File Find and Replace
- Testing and debugging on iOS
Skill Level Intermediate
Q: This course was updated on 12/05/2013. What changed?
A: We updated six movies and added two new ones on the new HTML5 Canvas document type and some updated publish settings for AIR 3.8 for Android.
Q: This course was updated on 6/18/2014. What changed?
A: We added nine new movies, covering changes to the Flash interface and features that were reintroduced to Flash CC, as well as HTML Canvas integration and the new Width and Motion Editor tools.