Selecting lines and fills


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Selecting lines and fills

Now that you understand how to draw basic shapes in Flash, you're ready to start looking at how to select lines and fills. So I'm going to select a PolyStar tool in the toolbar I'm going to use Merge Drawing for this example. I'll have a Yellow fill, a Black stroke and a stroke height of 10. I'm going to choose in the Options area to create a star with 5 Sides and a 0.50 Star point size. So I click Ok. Then I'll click and drag to draw a star on the Stage.

Now I'll use the Selection tool to select it. Remember that the keyboard shortcut for the Selection tool is V. So on the Stage here, I have a star. In Merge Drawing, selecting shapes works very different from Object Drawing. Single Clicking on a fill selects only a fill. So if I select the fill and I release my mouse button, the cursor updates to show four directional arrows. So if I click and drag, I'll only move the fill. Now I'll undo that change.

If you double-click a fill, Flash will select the stroke...

Selecting lines and fills
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Selecting lines and fills provides you with in-depth training on Web. Taught by Todd Perkins as part of the Flash Professional CS5 Essential Training

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