Working with groups


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Working with groups

When you are working in Flash, sometimes you want to group objects together so you can move them all around at once and you are less likely to isolate artwork that you don't want to be isolated. So on the Stage here I have a bunch of different objects. Some shapes and some texts. I will convert it to a group by first selecting everything on the Stage. Now you can do that by clicking and dragging a selection area or just pressing Command or Ctrl+A, or you can select objects and Shift+Click them until you have every object selected.

This seems like the least effective way to do that. Just so you know that's an option. And so once everything is selected, I am going to press Command+G on the keyboard. That's the keyboard shortcut for Modify > Group. Note here that there is a keyboard shortcut for Ungroup, Shift+Command+G. So now with my group selected you will see that I have Group Settings in the Properties panel. So I can move this whole set of objects around as a group. Now if...

Working with groups
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Working with groups 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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Web
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