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Visual QuickStart Guide: Flash Professional CS5 for Windows and Macintosh by Katherine Ulrich

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6. Graphics on Multiple Layers

In This Chapter

Touring the Timeline’s Layer Features

Creating and Deleting Layers and Folders

Setting Layer Properties

Organizing Layers

Working with Graphics on Different Layers

Cutting and Pasting Between Layers

Distributing Graphic Elements to Layers

Working with Guide Layers

Working with Mask Layers

Practice Session

In Adobe Flash Professional CS5, you can create an illusion of three-dimensional depth by overlapping graphic elements. As you learned in Chapter 5, you can create this overlapping effect on one layer by stacking drawing-objects, primitive-shapes, groups, and symbols. The more elements the layer contains, however, the more difficult it becomes to manipulate and keep track of their stacking order. ...

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