Using the new guide features


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Using the new guide features

In this movie, we'll take a look at working with guides in Flash CS5. In previous versions of Flash, it was difficult to get guides in the exact place that you wanted them. In Flash CS5, you have control, down to the pixel. For example, let's say I wanted to have this girl on the bike 10 pixels from the right edge of the stage. Now to do that, I would first look at the size of my stage, which is 192 pixels wide. So I need a guide at exactly 182 pixels.

So if I click and drag out, the best way to get close to that 182 pixels would be to zoom in, but with Flash CS5, I can just drag it to the approximate location and then double-click the guide, and I have down to the pixel control. Note that if you'd rather use Inches, or Points, or Centimeters and Millimeters, you can do that as well. So I'll click OK, and the guide is at exactly 182 pixels. Now I can select the biker and move her to the right of the stage and have it snap, and she'll snap to that guide.

So using the new gu...

Using the new guide features
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Using the new guide features provides you with in-depth training on Web. Taught by Todd Perkins as part of the Flash Professional CS5 New Features

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Web
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Flash Professional
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