Working with the bitmap data class


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Working with the bitmap data class

Throughout the rest of this chapter we're going to look at applying a reflection to a video. The first thing we'll talk about is using something called the bitmap data class. If you're following along, I'm working in 05_BitmapData.fla in the Chapter 08 folder in the Exercise Files folder. Let's take a look at how this file is set up. There are four layers: actions, video, BG, and BBg. The BG and BBg layers contain background graphics. The actions layer does not yet contain the ActionScript and the video layer contains a movie clip. If I select it on the stage, I can see it's an instance of video_mc, and if I double-click that movie clip to enter its timeline I could see that the movie clip is an instance of the FLV Playback component.

The FLV playback component is used to play progressively downloaded video. If you click the Parameters tag at the bottom of the screen and scroll down to look at the component parameters, you can see that the source video is SB_Skaters2.flv a...

Working with the bitmap data class
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Working with the bitmap data class provides you with in-depth training on Web. Taught by Todd Perkins as part of the Flash CS3 Professional Beyond the Basics

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Web
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