SWF Animation: Convert Illustrator Layers to SWF Frames


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Animated SWF: Converting Illustrator layers to SWF frames

Flash uses something called frame-based animation. That means that you have several frames inside of a timeline. As you move from one frame to the next inside of the timeline, as things change in each frame, it appears as if there's some kind of motion happening inside of the file. Now, Illustrator doesn't have this concept of frames; however, Illustrator does have layers, and there's a setting inside of Illustrator that allows you to turn layers into Flash frames, and this allows us to create some kind of an animation.

Now, the example I want to talk about here in this movie is creating some kind of an animated web banner, where we're basically rotating between different possible specials here and this Monthly Specials ad banner. You'll notice that over here, in this document that's called animated_banner, I have several layers. I have one layer called Backpack Cali, one called California Calm, and one called Desert to Sea. If I go ahead now and I turn off these t...

Animated SWF: Converting Illustrator layers to SWF frames
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Animated SWF: Converting Illustrator layers to SWF frames provides you with in-depth training on Web. Taught by Mordy Golding as part of the Illustrator CS5 for Web and Interactive Design

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Web
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Illustrator
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