Viewing layers as outlines and changing layer outline colors


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Viewing layers as outlines and changing layer outline colors

Sometimes, when you're working in Flash, you want to view a layer as just an outline. For example, let's say I wanted to fine-tune this shape that I traced over my guide. It might be better to view the layer as an outline rather than a filled shape. To view a layer as an outline, you click that yellow icon that's under the Show All Layers as Outlines button. I can click to toggle whether that layer appears in Outline mode or not. The same keyboard shortcuts apply with the Option+Clicking or Alt+Clicking as applied to the showing and hiding and locking of layers.

So you can view one layer as outlines and every other layer as a normal layer or the opposite by Option+Clicking or Alt+Clicking. So you'll notice that when I view this layer as Outlines, that the Outline color is pretty close to the color of the flower. So it's kind of hard to see. So let's say I wanted to adjust that Outline color. I can do that in the Layer Properties menu. So I'll double-click the flo...

Viewing layers as outlines and changing layer outline colors
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Viewing layers as outlines and changing layer outline colors 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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