Using the Lasso tool with bitmap images


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Using the Lasso tool with bitmap images

In Flash, you can break apart a bitmap image to the pixel level and manipulate that using the Lasso tool. In this movie, we will take a look at how to use the Lasso tool and its various settings in Flash. So on the Stage here, I have a bitmap image. If I select it, you can see that it's a bitmap in the Properties panel. To break it apart, I'm going to go to Modify > Break Apart. Note the keyboard shortcut is Command+ B. So this converts this object into a ahape and so I can edit this object, just like any other vector shape in Flash.

If I click-and-drag the side, I can bring in and modify the object however I want. Going to undo those changes, and we will take a look at the Lasso tool. So with the Lasso tool, you have basically two modes. One mode is the Lasso mode and the other mode is the Magic Wand mode. So let's look at the Magic Wand mode first. I am going to uncheck Polygon mode in the options area at the toolbar. That's below everything else at the bottom. I am goin...

Using the Lasso tool with bitmap images
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Using the Lasso tool with bitmap images 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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Web
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Flash Professional
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