Join Anastasia McCune for an in-depth discussion in this video Using the new code editor, part of Flash Professional: Creative Cloud Updates.
…In this version of Flash Professional, the old Action…Script Editor has been replaced with a new one.…The new code editor is a port of…Scintilla, which is an open source code-editing component.…To demonstrate a few things about how the new…editor works, I've got monster.fla open as well as main.as…and card.as Looking in the Properties panel for the…FLA, you can see that Main is the document class.…In our file structure, it's in the same directory as the FLA.…Card.as is a custom-class that's a few directories further…down in the Com, then Monster Match, then Animation folder.…
So, I'm going to start by clicking on frame 1…of the timeline and hitting F9 to open the actions panel.…The first thing you'll probably notice is that the new code editor is more sparse…then the previous one, buttons like check syntax, auto format and so on are gone.…The options you do have are to insert instance path and name.…The find and replace which we'll talk about in detail in a different movie.…Code snippets and help.…Here in this left panel of the editor what was known as the actions tool box is gone.…
Note: Adobe Creative Cloud is updated on a regular basis. We will add more tutorials as features are added or changed, so check back often.
- 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.