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Total Training for Adobe Flash CS4 Professional: Essentials

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Total Training for Flash CS4 Professional: Essentials

Let Total Training show how to construct your own Flash sites from start to finish! Get the most out of Flash CS4 and learn how to manage rich media content, explore the brand new motion tween and presets animation tools, how to set up your site, and get it interactive with buttons and ActionScript, plus much more.

Table of Contents

  1. CHAPTER 1: CREATING & MANAGING CONTENT
    1. Introduction 00:00:06
    2. Touring the Flash Interface 00:05:45
    3. New Document Settings & Navigation 00:03:33
    4. Drawing & Selecting Simple Vector Shapes 00:03:41
    5. Drawing Curves with the Pen & Pencil Tools 00:05:27
    6. Exploring Other Drawing Tools 00:03:34
    7. Interaction between Shapes 00:04:01
    8. Grouping Objects 00:03:10
    9. Working in Object Drawing Mode 00:02:50
  2. CHAPTER 2: MANAGING WEBSITE CONTENT
    1. Introduction 00:00:06
    2. Working with Layers 00:03:42
    3. Using Bitmaps 00:05:53
    4. Adding Text 00:04:40
    5. Use the Regular & Primitive Shape Tools to Build a Graphic 00:06:48
    6. Creating & Adjusting a Symbol 00:08:34
    7. Transforming Objects with the Free Transform Tool 00:03:02
    8. Exploring Color Types & Gradients 00:07:13
  3. CHAPTER 3: THE TIMELINE
    1. Introduction 00:00:06
    2. Timeline Basics 00:03:30
    3. Create a Span of Frames & Control the Playhead 00:03:11
    4. Creating Keyframes 00:04:32
    5. Insert Blank Keyframes & Clear Keyframes 00:04:06
    6. Frame-by-Frame Animation & Onion Skin 00:04:53
  4. CHAPTER 4: MOTION PRESETS
    1. Introduction 00:00:06
    2. Getting Started with Motion Presets 00:04:49
    3. Modifying a Motion Tween 00:05:39
    4. Stretching Tween Spans 00:04:04
    5. Save Custom Presets & Create Layer Folders 00:07:00
    6. Moving Tween Spans 00:03:43
    7. Setting Static Frames 00:06:48
    8. Building a Test Movie 00:02:26
  5. CHAPTER 5: CREATING A MOTION TWEEN
    1. Introduction 00:00:06
    2. Adding a Motion Tween 00:04:14
    3. Setting Property Keyframes for Scale & Rotation 00:06:38
    4. Creating a Motion Tween from a Shape 00:04:08
    5. Easing Keyframes 00:08:49
    6. Creating a Fade-in by Adjusting the Alpha 00:07:28
    7. Making a Motion Preset 00:06:09
  6. CHAPTER 6: ANIMATION TECHNIQUES
    1. Introduction 00:00:06
    2. Importing Slideshow Content 00:06:40
    3. Working in a Movie Clip Timeline 00:10:08
    4. Animating the First Image in the Slideshow 00:06:44
    5. Non-linear Animation 00:07:09
    6. Swapping Objects 00:09:34
    7. Using the Distribute to Layers Command 00:07:14
    8. Adjust Timeline View Options & Animation Timing 00:07:10
  7. CHAPTER 7: ACTIONSCRIPT & BEHAVIORS
    1. Introduction 00:00:06
    2. Introducing ActionScript 00:05:40
    3. Adding a Stop Action 00:05:58
    4. Creating Buttons & Setting Button States 00:08:15
    5. Creating Interactive Text Buttons 00:07:36
    6. Adding Site Content 00:08:36
    7. Setting up for ActionScript 2 00:04:19
    8. Adding Behaviors with ActionScript 2 00:10:46
    9. Writing ActionScript 3 00:10:31
  8. CHAPTER 8: USING SOUND & VIDEO
    1. Introduction 00:00:06
    2. Adding a Sound File to the Timeline 00:09:08
    3. Adding Sound to a Button 00:04:38
    4. Encoding Video for Import into Flash 00:07:12
    5. Set Import Options & Choose a Player Skin 00:04:58
    6. The FLVPlayback Component & Component Inspector 00:06:56
    7. Flash Video for ActionScript 2 & Older Players 00:10:33
  9. CHAPTER 9: PUBLISHING YOUR SITE
    1. Introduction 00:00:06
    2. Overview of Flash Publish Settings 00:04:33
    3. Compression in Bitmaps & Sounds 00:05:09
    4. Other Flash Publish Settings 00:03:11
    5. HTML Settings 00:05:58
    6. Publishing Your Flash Movie 00:07:21
    7. Dreamweaver® Integration 00:08:22
    8. Uploading Your Site to a Server via FTP 00:05:51
    9. Credits 00:00:12