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

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14. Building Buttons for Interactivity

In This Chapter

Creating a Basic Button Symbol

Creating Shape-Changing Button Symbols

Creating Fully Animated Button Symbols

Using Button Components

Modifying Button Components

Creating Movie-Clip Buttons

Practice Session

After you master Flash Professional CS5’s drawing and animating tools, you can create movies that play from beginning to end. To create interactive environments that transform viewers into users, you must add interface elements that give users control. The most common interface element is a button. Buttons have two levels of interactivity: first, responding to user input with visual feedback—for example, changing color when the pointer enters the button area; second, carrying out tasks—for ...

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