Join Anastasia McCune for an in-depth discussion in this video Using cross-file Find and Replace, part of Flash Professional: Creative Cloud Updates.
…The Find and Replace functionality in Flash has been changed…in a number of ways in the most recent version.…To demonstrated, I've opened Monster.fla and…the Main.as action script file in Flash.…In the fla, I'll start by opening the actions…panel for the script that's located on frame one.…To open up Find and Replace here, I can hit Ctrl+f or…Cmd+f on a Mac, or I can click the Magnifying Glass icon.…To open up Find and Replace.…So, this interface is pretty simple and different from previous versions.…
I can type in my search term here.…I'll put in options, and I can use the arrows to…step through the different instances of this word in the code.…To find and replace, you just open the drop-down and choose, Find and Replace.…You can also see that the dialogue updates with a…field to put what text you want to replace with.…And you also get the…Replace or Replace All buttons.…Clicking the Cog icon affords me the options of Whole Word or Match Case.…Once you've opened up Find and Replace in the…drop down and the choices of a Whole Word and…
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- Distributing and swapping multiple symbols and bitmaps
- Managing properties for multiple layers at once
- Scaling content to predefined anchor points
- Exporting video and animation
- Working with the HTML5 Canvas document type
- Using Cross-File Find and Replace
- Testing and debugging on iOS
Skill Level Intermediate
Q: This course was updated on 12/05/2013. What changed?
A: We updated six movies and added two new ones on the new HTML5 Canvas document type and some updated publish settings for AIR 3.8 for Android.
Q: This course was updated on 6/18/2014. What changed?
A: We added nine new movies, covering changes to the Flash interface and features that were reintroduced to Flash CC, as well as HTML Canvas integration and the new Width and Motion Editor tools.