Using the Zoom and Hand tools


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Using the Zoom and Hand tools

Using the Zoom and Hand tools, you can more easily get your artwork in Flash to the correct view, so that you can edit it in the easiest way possible. First, let's take a look at the Zoom tool. I'll select it in the toolbar. Then you can see in the Options area, you can go into the Enlarge mode or the Reduce mode. So with the Enlarge mode, you click to enlarge objects and zoom in, and in the Reduce mode, you click to zoom out. Honestly, I always use the Enlarge mode because with the keyboard shortcut Option or Alt, you can zoom out anyway.

You can also click-and-drag to zoom in to a selection area. So I can select a certain part of the screen and zoom into that part. That way, I can zoom-in as far as I want, so I can more easily make changes to small pieces of artwork. Another way to zoom-in and out is by using the Zoom drop-down menu above the Stage. Here, you can choose a percentage of zoom or you can choose Fit in Window, Show Frame or Show All. Fit in Window fits the Stage in the...

Using the Zoom and Hand tools
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Using the Zoom and Hand tools 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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