Working with cue points


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Working with cue points

Cue points allow you to associate a time code in a video with the particular action. That means you can use a button to link to a particular part of a video or once the video gets to a particular part, you can trigger some sort of event in Flash and, say, coordinate an animation with a video. There are two types of cue points. There are embedded cue points and ActionScript cue points. As the name implies, the embedded cue points are actually embedded in the metadata of the video and cannot be changed after the video is encoded.

The advantage to embedded cue points is that they can be read by any application that understands that part of the metadata. ActionScript cue points are only readable in the Flash Player, but the advantage to ActionScript cue points is that you can add and remove them after the video is encoded. That's one of the new features in Flash CS5 is the ability to add ActionScript cue points without having to use ActionScript code. So in this movie, we'll look at h...

Working with cue points
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Working with cue points 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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