Sharing motion presets


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Sharing motion presets

Motion presets are a great way to simplify the animation of an object and it's possible to share your motion presets between InDesign and Flash. Since Flash has more animation controls, you can bring your simple animation into Flash, make some adjustments and export the motion presets back to in design. Inside InDesign we're going to create a simple animation with a star. I'm going to select the star and go over to my Animation panel and add the preset Move Right. If we want to preview this, we can open up the Preview panel and we'll see it's doing a simple move to the right.

Let's export this to Flash Professional. We're going to go to File > Export and choose Flash CS4 Professional, and we will put this on our desktop. We leave all the controls the same and we'll click OK. And we'll jump to Flash. Now that I have the exported FLA from InDesign open inside the Flash, let's take a look at the animation. I'm going to the Spread and double-click t...

Sharing motion presets
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Sharing motion presets 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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