Join Kelly McCathran for an in-depth discussion in this video Setting preferences, part of Introduction to Flash Animation.
Now, let's take a look at setting the best preferences. …If you're on the Windows platform, Preferences will be located under the …Edit menu. You'll notice right now I have no …documents open. This isn't a document or even the stage, …it's just blank when there's nothing open. …On the Mac, I'm going to choose from my Applications menu that says Flash > Preferences. …On Windows, your Edit menu, Preferences, and I'll scoot this up so you can see it better. …Some people use the Welcome screen to open recent documents or see user groups, …I don't often want the program to bring up a dialog.…
I want to choose whether I want to do a new document, the last document I was …working on, or no document. I typically leave it on No Document. …I'll hit OK, or press Return or Enter, and the next two settings I'm going to …change are more functional for me. Again, this'll be under the Edit menu on …a PC. On the Mac, it's under Application menu …that says Flash and Keyboard Shortcuts. I use a lot of Adobe programs and most …
- 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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