Adding a stop command and testing the movie


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Adding a stop command and testing the movie

After opening a FLA that was exported from InDesign, we need to test the file to see how well it works. InDesign has a Preview panel, but with Flash we need to test the movie. Testing a movie is a quick export in the background. It is pretty much the same process as using the preview panel inside in InDesign. To test the movie inside Flash, we need to go to the Control menu and go to Test Movie > Test. We can also hit Command+Return on the Mac or Ctrl+Enter on the PC. When you test your movie for the first time, you receive a warning about a text language error. Don't worry about this. The end user will never see this and it just refers to the fact that we're using a brand-new text engine.

We are going to hit Don't show again, and then click OK and we never going to have to worry about this error. As soon as we test the movie, the screen is going to be flashing like crazy. The current movie is just playing like a quick flipbook, flashing from slide to slide to slide. This re...

Adding a stop command and testing the movie
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Adding a stop command and testing the movie provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by James Fritz as part of the InDesign CS5: Interactive Documents and Presentations

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Design Web
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InDesign
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