Tween Types: Shape vs. Motion


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Tween types: Shape vs. motion

So as you may know, there are two ways of creating animation in Flash: shape tweening and motion tweening. And in this chapter, we are going to cover and compare both of these systems and see some of the strengths and the weaknesses of each of those. So, if you've opened from a previous Flash file, you may be in this layout with a tall timeline, but right now, we are going to try some animation. So let's switch our workspace back to the more animation friendly timeline that I have set up, and here we go. So let's create one layer for our tween animation and we will make one for the shape.

So we will call the top one motion tween, and the bottom one shape for shape tween. So let's make an object that we can motion tween. Now to do that, if you create, for example, a box or a column on the stage, this won't motion tween. There has to be a symbol first. So let's select all that. Hit F8 and let's call it box. It's pivoted around the middle. If this was like an uppe...

Tween types: Shape vs. motion
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Tween types: Shape vs. motion provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by Dermot O' Connor as part of the Flash Professional CS5: Character Animation

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