Flash 4 for Windows and Macintosh

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Peachpit Press, 1999 - Computers - 442 pages
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Flash 5 for Windows and Macintosh: Visual QuickStart Guide is a step-by-step guide to creating animations and interactive vector graphics using Macromedia Flash 5. This easy, visual approach to learning Flash will get you up and running with the software in no time. You can start with the excellent introduction to the basics of vector drawing, or go straight to the step-by-step Instructions for creating Flash movies, incorporating sound, and adding other multimedia effects to your site. Filled with screen shots and loaded with tips and techniques, this is a perfect addition to any Web developer's bookshelf.

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Contents

About the Timeline 5
5
About the Stage 7
12
Creating Simple Objects 19
19
Modifying Simple Objects
51
Complex Objects on a Single Layer
115
Objects on Multiple Layers
143
Saving and Reusing Graphic Objects
167
Using NonFlash Graphics
191
Animation with Shape Tweening
259
More Complex Animation Tasks
275
Interactivity with Frame Actions
305
Interactivity with Buttons
321
Adding Sound to Your Movies
347
Introducing Complex Interactivity 373
374
Delivering Movies to Your Audience
391
Keyboard Shortcuts
423

FramebyFrameAnimations 205
205
Animation with Motion Tweening
235
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Producing for the Web
Jason Whittaker
No preview available - 2000

About the author (1999)

Katherine Ulrich is a writer and editor specializing in graphics, publishing, and multimedia software. Her career includes a 12-year stint at Macworld magazine. As a developmental editor, Katherine helped to develop and direct Macworld's how-to sections (Media, Publishing, Secrets, and Create).

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