Join Anastasia McCune for an in-depth discussion in this video Transforming visual objects , part of Up and Running with Flash Professional.
So far we've seen a few different ways to transform objects on the stage.…We will take a more in-depth look here at different ways to transform visual…objects, so you can add more tools to your toolbox.…Open the file called rocketToMars.fla in your Exercise Files.…First we will look at some of the options under the Modify menu.…Click on one of the big yellow stars on the right side of the stage.…If you open your Property Inspector, you'll notice that this is just a shape.…Note that the top point of the star is kind of pointing to the right and now go…to Modify menu and then choose Transform and then Flip Horizontal.…
The stars flipped over and it's the mirror image of itself.…Note that the top point is now kind of pointing to the left.…You can compare it to the other big stars if you need to as well.…So now I'll select the rocket on the stage and to do a similar thing, go to the…Modify menu, choose Transform and Flip Vertical.…Now that seems pretty straightforward so let's move on and I'm going to…
- Choosing the type of document to work with
- Changing document settings and orientation
- Importing bitmaps and vector files
- Organizing layers
- Understanding the timeline, frames, and keyframes
- Creating shapes
- Understanding the three symbol types (graphics, buttons, and movie clips)
- Defining motion and shape tweens
- Nesting timelines
- Using effects and masks
- Working with text
- Importing and adding audio and video
- Publishing your project
Skill Level Beginner
1. The Basics of Flash
2. Introducing the Workspace
3. Creating Graphics
Transforming visual objects5m 46s
4. Understanding Symbols
5. Introducing Tweening
6. Using Effects and Masks
7. Working with Text
8. Incorporating Audio in Flash
9. Understanding ActionScript
10. Working with Video
11. Publishing a Flash Document
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