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  1. Thread: Button Help

    by TheCypher
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    Re: Button Help

    One thing to consider is that a Alpha tween is much more CPU demanding that a brightness tween, even though they look nearly identical.

    -CypheR
  2. Thread: masking

    by TheCypher
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    Re: masking

    I am going to be very brief and I hope you can figure the rest. Masking is like reading a computer screen with a telescope. You can only see where the telescope points. So your mask is your...
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    Re: adding sound effects

    Guys, lets try not to forget this is the newbie section, and this is a totally valid question.

    Answer: When you convert something to a "button" your make it into a symbol. You can edit this...
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    Re: Help with compressing flash movie

    Most likely you are simply not aware of the options that flash has to save file space and therefore I will provide a FEW of many baseline rules.

    1.If your going to use the same image, now this can...
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    Re: .fla Scripting HELP!

    Much easier solution, go to File menu, the "Publish"

    This will create a .SWF and a .html. Just run the .html to view the flash movie. .FLA is your source, like programming it must be compiled to...
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    Three SWFs preloaded

    Well here is the thing, your preloader percent and progress bar need to be a function of one of the swfs. The safe way to do this is to simply setup the largest of the swfs to control all your...
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    Have you broken apart your smoke image on the...

    Have you broken apart your smoke image on the first and last keyframe of your tween? If not select your smoke graphic in the first keyframe of animation, select the Modify menu, then Break Apart. ...
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    No problem, hope I was helpful! -Evan

    No problem, hope I was helpful!
    -Evan
  9. Re: O.K Major Newbie, But still extremely Interested in Flash

    I am also fairly new to flash. I just finished reading "Learn Flash in 24 hours." It was an excellent book that had projects every few pages. I found it 50% off at Borders.

    -Evan
  10. Re: O.K Major Newbie, But still extremely Interested in Flash

    I am also fairly new to flash. I just finished reading "Learn Flash in 24 hours." It was an excellent book that had projects every few pages. I found it 50% off at Borders.

    -Evan
  11. Re: Re: Re: movie clip seems to load in back of scene!!! help

    Excellent! Glad I could help
    -Evan
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    Re: music keeps playing over itself

    The best way to do this is to import that sound file into your library. This is done from File, Import to library. Now make a new layer and call it "sound" Put a keyframe at Frame 1 and click the...
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    Re: movies in movies in movies......

    It can go ON, and ON, and ON. Just keep it as simple as possible.

    :)

    -Evan
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    Re: symbol on symbol action

    There are two ways you can do this.

    1.Make both symbols on different layers. Make sure the "flag" layer is above the shirt layer in the timeline.

    2.Select the shirt and click Modify,...
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    Also, if your using a Symbol for your graphic you...

    Also, if your using a Symbol for your graphic you can simply select the symbol and you will have a pulldown menu in the properties panel. One of them is brightness, one is alpha. Then you change...
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    Re: How Do You........

    Tex, One thing to consider, alpha functions require signifigantly more CPU usage than do "brightness", or "tint" fades. You can have the same effect as an alpha tween by simply tweening your...
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    Re: hit areas and their crazy sizes!!!!

    When your editing a button, you can draw any shape in the "hit" frame. This shape will represent the hit area for that button regardless of the buttons shape.

    Hope that helps
    -Evan
  18. Steve, you are truely a life saver. I tried the...

    Steve, you are truely a life saver. I tried the most advanced thoughts that I have. Yet a simple break apart works. For those who might be experiences similar problems with tweens and text...
  19. Motion Tween previews but doesn't work in .swf

    I am trying to do a very simple motion tween with a letter of text but it is going blank in the test movie.

    I created a symbol of the letter "T" and then made a simple motion tween of the T...
  20. Re: movie clip seems to load in back of scene!!! help

    Tom, have you tried to send the movie clip to front? I assume by loading in the background you mean it is displayed behind other items? Select the movie clip, then click the modify menu, then...
  21. Re: How can I make my .swf movie open the correct size on a pc?

    Firstly, Realise that different computers will view the same site differently. That is explained above when he is talking about resolutions. From a flash standpoint, you can check two places. Open...
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    That thread looks similar but it was no help...

    That thread looks similar but it was no help unfortunately. Thanks for trying to help, I am really confused as to why this isnt working. Everything is well until I throw rotation into the tween. ...
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    Re: Preloader problem

    First of all, you should make your preloader a seperate scene. Also make sure that your preloader scene is on top of your regular scene. Second, you need to use at least 3 keyframes in your main...
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    Text Animation Problem

    I am trying to do a very simple motion tween with a letter of text but it is going blank in the test movie.

    I created a symbol of the letter "T" and then made a simple motion tween of the T...
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