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    Senior Member gshock's Avatar
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    is there any way in flash to make your flash swf smaller?
    i know of some ways to do this like using variables or something..
    does making new scenes make the file size smaller?
    if someone can respond to my Question thx.
    if you cant' dont sweat it...

    regards,

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    No, scenes add to the size of the movie.

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    a lot of things come into consideration...

    avoid transparency as much as possible
    avoid tweening as much as possible
    avoid morphing as much as possible
    avoid bitmaps as much as possible ---use vectors instead
    use the same symbols as often as u can

    when u export try to put jpeg quality to lower...


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    A couple of years ago I found this chart for Flash 3, haven't been able to find anything like it for Flash 4 or 5. I keep it pinned up near the computer, to help in making decisions: http://www.flashbible.com/members/By.../ByteCosts.htm

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    Senior Member gshock's Avatar
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    wow Phacker,
    i looked at the chart and it is really good
    but i wonder... how many bytes = a KB?
    thanks all for the replys=)
    regards,

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    1000bytes = a KiloByte


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    Nope! 1024bytes=1kb (not sure if it's the same for the Macs)

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    ok ok....

    u got me!

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