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Adobe Flash CS3 Professional On Demand by Steve Johnson - Perspection, Inc., Andy Anderson

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9. Animating with Shape Tweening

What You'll Do

Use Shape Tweening

Create a Shape Tween Form

Add and Remove Keyframes from a Shape Tween

Change Shape Positions with Shape Tweening

Change Shape Position and Form Simultaneously

Adjust Shape Tween Properties

Change Shape Tweening Color and Alpha Options

Use Shape Hints

Create Animation Using ActionScript

Introduction

Shape tweening works similarly to motion tweening. It follows the same structure of keyframing in the Timeline. You can animate many of the same changes such as alpha, color, scale, and position though its main purpose is to transform the shape of an object into another shape. Whereas motion tweening is applied to groups and symbols, shape tweening must be applied to an editable ...

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