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Exporting static SWF files from Illustrator

You know, Illustrator is a vector-based application, so it's only natural that you should be able to also export vector-based graphics out of Illustrator as well, and you can, by generating SWF content directly out of Illustrator. In this movie specifically, we'll talk about exporting what we call a static SWF, meaning that it doesn't actually move, there is no animation inside of it. But it could be quite helpful to export your artwork as a SWF file for a variety of reasons. First of all, you're able to zoom into that content if you want to view more information on the web, and you'll get nice, clean results when you zoom in.

In addition, using Illustrator it's also pretty easy to define hotspots so that people can click on different areas to be directed to a different URL. Now in this file right here called static_banner.ai, I've created a file that's 300 pixels wide by 250 pixels deep, and by going to the Window menu and choosing Attributes, you can clic...

Exporting static SWF files from Illustrator
Video duration: 3m 35s 6h 20m Intermediate

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Exporting static SWF files from Illustrator 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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