Join Anastasia McCune for an in-depth discussion in this video Simplified Photoshop and Illustrator file import, part of Flash Professional: Creative Cloud Updates.
When importing in both Illustrator and Photoshop files, the file import dialogue …you see has been greatly simplified in the new version of Flash. …Let's take a look first at Photoshop files starting in Flash CS6, so we can …compare against what the new dialogue looks like. …So in Flash CS6, using a blank FLA file, I'll choose File>Import>Import to stage, …or of course Import to library will work as well. …And then for our example, choose the file called banner_recipe.psd.…
As you've probably seen in the past, you have this layer preview pane that allows …you to select each layer separately. For this layer called print recipe, which …is a text layer, I have the option to import the layer as editable text, vector …outlines or a flatten bitmap image. Of course there are a number of other …options I can affect lower in the dialogue as well. …For non text layers, like the Printer layer, some of the choices I could make …here include importing the layer as a bit map with editable layer styles or, a …
Note: Adobe Creative Cloud is updated on a regular basis. We will add more tutorials as features are added or changed, so check back often.
- 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.