Staggering IK animations using graphic symbols


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Staggering IK animations using graphic symbols

So let's say we wanted to copy this animation and have multiple arms. You are already familiar with graphic symbols so your first thought may be to just nest these in graphic symbols. And actually that's an excellent way to accomplish this task. To do that, you might expect to right- click your animation in the Timeline and choose some setting. But notice there isn't a setting to copy frames or anything. So what you need to do is actually right-click your bones on the Stage. So when I right-click the bones, there is an option to Convert to Symbol.

I am going to choose that option, I am going to choose a Graphic symbol for the Type and I will call this ArmAnimation. Then I will click OK. Now if I scrub the playhead I can see the animation as one frame as a graphic symbol on the main Timeline. Now all I have to do is copy and paste this instance and I have multiple arms. So I am going to copy it and I will create a new layer and paste. I will call this new layer arm2. I will creat...

Staggering IK animations using graphic symbols
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Staggering IK animations using graphic symbols 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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