This video covers key concepts and methods for optimizing animations. You learn how and when to cache bitmaps, depending on the construction of the FLA file. You also learn how to organize ActionScript code in your document. Optimize animations and FLA files using Flash CS3 Pr ...more
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This video shows you how to draw with the Pen tool. You learn how to create and edit paths using the Pen and Sub-selection tools. Check out this wonderful video by Greg Rewis now! Draw with the Pen tool in Flash CS3 Professional. Click through to watch this video on adobe.com
This is a video tutorial showing its audience how to link a button to external urls in Flash CS3. First create a exoscript 3 document with a rectangle textbox that says youtube. Next select your rectangular box and convert it to a button. Next name your button and click okay. ...more
Second part in a series of YouTube videos illustrating just how easy it is to use Adobe Flash CS3 to create simple animations. In a few simple steps, you'll learn to use keyframes to make figures come to life, and state changes to help add the illusion of motion to objects thr ...more
Todd welcomes us to a new episode of the YouTube show All Things Adobe - Chad and Todd Podcast. This episode concentrates on adding alpha and rotation effects to Dynamic Text Field in Flash CS3. First we get to see a 100 frame text animation and the preview works perfect in th ...more
The color picker component in Adobe Flash Creative Suite 3 will let visitors to your website choose their own color from a pre-selected palette and apply it to your specially indicated dynamic objects. Useful for paper-doll programs or other similar applications!
One of the first things you may want to know when learning how to animate in Flash is how to orient an object to a path — the path, in turn, serving as a sort of metaphorical track for your Flash element. This video how-to tutorial covers creating a multi-object symbol and mo ...more
An image fade or other transition can give a slide show or other graphic display on your website an extra level of attractiveness and professionalism. This effect is easy to code using ActionScript, and this tutorial shows you how to set up a fade transition for your Flash-bas ...more
Save space on your page by adding a scroll bar! This tutorial teaches you two separate techniques: first, how to create custom movie clips or similar content for your webpage; and then how to incorporate a scrolling list into that particular element of your website.
This is a very basic tutorial which shows you how to set up a square, convert it to a movie script, and then set up an animation and see your square spin. A simple clip, but you can apply it to many different objects, not just squares!
Using ActionScript, Paul Wyatt reveals how you can freeze movies without the need for extra frames. This is the perfect way to optimise banners, and much more!
To do fading in flash, first drag an image onto your main window. Shrink it down so it fits on the window, then right click your image and hit copy frames, then come out to frame 15 and hit paste frames. Right click in the middle of the set of frames and hit "Create motion Twe ...more
Learning how to use Flash can be beneficial for you if you are looking to add something to your website. In this video tutorial you get to see how to make toggle buttons using the Flash CS4 program. In this tutorial, you will learn how to create toggle buttons in Flash CS4. ...more
First go to import and click open external library and open your ball as shown before before and drag it to the library window. Now drag it to the first frame and insert key frame to 60 frame. Now insert the ball to the 60th frame. Now click on add motion guide icon and selec ...more
Flash CS3 Professional offers users a quick way to get HD content onto their web pages. This tutorial shows you how you can upload HD video content from a DVD or wherever and upload it to the web without using code in Flash Pro CS3. Make sure to pay attention to dimensions whe ...more
See how to create dynamic drop-down menus when working in Adobe Flash CS4. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular Flash-development platform or a seasoned web developer looking to better acquaint yourself with the new features and functions of this particular iteration of the a ...more
In this episode of Web Design TV Paul Wyatt shows you how to create a horizontal drop down menu in Dreamweaver CS3 using an Ajax widget. Drop down menus are a huge part of web design and website development, so if you use Dreamweaver to develop your sites, get familiar with Sp ...more
Add an extra level of functionality and user interactivity by adding sound to your menu buttons on your Flash-based website! This tutorial shows you how to create these sound files, and then incorporate them into your dynamic Flash-based menu by using the ActionScript code.
The CS4 version of Adobe Flash has altered the appearance and layout of your screen. If you draw often in Flash, this tutorial shows you how find and use the Smooth and Straighten functions efficiently and add them to a menu using the history and saving as a command.
This tutorial demonstrates how you can use ActionScript and Adobe Flash CS3 to set up links on your website to allow users to download various files, such as making .pdfs, .docs or .mp3s available for download. You're also shown how to link to an external website, or set up an ...more
In this Flash tutorial you will start from scratch and build a navigation bar and then convert one of the buttons to a drop down button. You will also learn how to link the buttons within the drop down to sites and pages out on the web.
In this tutorial, we learn how to use the main menu functions in Photoshop CS3. All of your main menus are up on the top toolbar. There will be a drop down list for each different tab you select. When you create a new document, you will be prompted with a dialogue box that ask ...more
Transition between menus in a Flash user interface when working in Adobe Flash CS4. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular Flash-development platform or a seasoned web developer looking to better acquaint yourself with the new features and functions of this particular iteration ...more
First of all open adobe Firework CS3/CS4. Open the 'file', then 'new' and set a banner with 'width' as 900, 'height' as 100 and ‘resolution’ set as 72. It shall open a banner for you on the screen. Now from the side bar underneath the vector, select the 'ellipse tool' and then ...more
The ComboBox component in Adobe Flash CS4 allows you to create drop-down menus, which you can incorporate into your own website in any number of dynamic ways, especially for those running their own e-store. This tutorial shows you how to set up your own ComboBox and add it to ...more
In this photo editing software tutorial you will learn how to use the tools in Photoshop CS3 to create a realistic gun muzzle flash. You will learn how to use outer glows to create basic muzzle flashes in Photoshop. This tutorial is best viewed at full screen.
This video shows you how to add a SWF file to a web page using Dreamweaver CS3. You learn how to test your Flash content in Dreamweaver, and modify your site layout around the SWF file. Check out this video created by Lynn Grillo now! Add Flash content to a web page using Drea ...more
The mouse is the primary way in which web users interact with most websites, and it can do almost anything if your website allows it to. This video will teach you how to use Flash CS3 and Actionscript 3 to create custom mouse and movie clip interactions. This will make viewing ...more
If you're using Adobe Flash and are looking how to import or export a .flv file, this great how-to will walk you through all the necessary steps. This tutorial uses Flash CS3, but the information is the same for Flash CS4 an CS5 as well. As you know, Flash is a very versatile ...more
Add music content to your website! If you want to add a scrollable, clickable playist to your Flash-based website (like to show off your band's music), this tutorial shows you a step by step process to building this interactive .mp3 player using Adobe Flash CS3 and Action Scri ...more
Have you ever thought of building your own social networking site? Before you get to making websites like Facebook, you need to start off smaller, and this 29-part video series is where to begin with developing a social networking community website . Before you start with thes ...more
In this video Darci Larocque of Swirl Solutions is demonstrating how to quickly switch between callers on your Blackberry. Often if you are talking to a person and someone else calls, you need not hang up the call. You can simply use the Flash feature to switch between the two ...more
Using After Effects CS4 and Encore CS4 together to create motion menus can produce a more engaging experience when outputting to disc or flash from Encore CS4. This Adobe CS4 tutorial shows you how to create a seamlessly looping motion menu in After Effects CS4 for use in Enco ...more
To program your DirecTV remote for your XBox you will need to find your programming codes. Press menu on your remote and scroll down to parental fav's and setups, then system setup, select remote control, and program remote. You can use either AV1 or AV2 both should work. Then ...more
Here’s a tutorial about mapping artwork to 3D objects in Adobe Illustrator CS3. For more Adobe software tutorials from Layers Magazine, search Layers Magazine on WonderHowTo. WonderHowTo indexes all Layers Magazine tutorials for Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, Acrobat, Afte ...more
If you're Dreamweaver CS3 user who's looking to build a slide show, check out this video. You'll learn the ins and outs of creating a nice presentation, and, you'll see that Flash can create a slide show for you with lots of automation. Whether you're showing a sweet slide sho ...more
Chris Davis with the Educational Technology Center shows us a few easy steps to putting YouTube videos in our Microsoft PowerPoint 2007 presentations. To start you'll need to have an active internet connection and you should have the developer tab in PowerPoint active. To do t ...more
This video shows you how to create a menu using a Spry widget. First add and customize a Spry MenuBar widget within a pre-built CSS layout (that is included with Dreamweaver CS3, then modify the menu in Design view, and preview your work in a browser. Create menus with Spry wi ...more
This beginners Flash CS3 software tutorial shows you how to work with timeline effects. The Flash tutorial will cover user of the timeline, Flash layouts and keyframing. If you are new to Flash CS3, watch and learn how to use timeline effects and create some simple animation m ...more
An Object within Flash CS3 is a thing - a thing that has attributes and can perform actions. That thing may be a ball bouncing in your animation or a dog barking. In this short tutorial, author Bill Dallas Lewis presents the concept of Objects within ActionScript 3 and Flash C ...more
Use ActionScript 3 and Adobe Flash CS3 to add in a slider component to the website or project you're building in Flash. A slider component can allow users to do things like change the size of animations on your website.
Creating buttons in Flash CS4 is a similar process to what you used in Flash CS3. Using a more updated version of Adobe Flash, this tutorial demonstrates how can create your own Flash buttons and incorporate them into your animations and projects.
Sounds and sound effects are important to add to any animation project in Adobe Flash CS3. This tutorial shows you how to add sounds and sound effects to your animation library or your project's timeline. You can also use Flash to discover the properties of your chosen sound f ...more
Learn how to animate twinkling stars in Adobe Flash CS3, CS4, or CS5 very easily. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular Flash-development platform or a seasoned web developer looking to better acquaint yourself with the new features and functions of the latest iteration of the ...more
This is Cartoonsmart's introductory lesson on how to draw using vector illustration Flash CS4, CS3 or Flash 8. Cartoonsmart has an artist draw a cartoon figure of a mad professor explaining each detail as he moves along with the drawing. Most importantly providing you with th ...more
Whether you're new to Adobe's popular Flash-development platform or a seasoned web developer looking to better acquaint yourself with Flash CS3, you're sure to benefit from this free software tutorial. For more information, and to get started making your own Flash progress bar ...more
This is a basic Flash tutorial showing you how to make an event occur when you scroll the mouse on and off an object using ActionScript 2.0. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular Flash-development platform or a seasoned web developer looking to better acquaint yourself with Fl ...more
Stop using the same button sounds everyone else uses! Create your own custom button sounds with Fruity Loops Studio 9, then incorporate them into your Flash buttons using Action Script 3 and Adobe Flash CS3 (or any other version of Creative Studios).
A scrollbar adds a little bit of user interactivity to your website, letting visitors navigate and helping you optimize page space as well. This tutorial shows you how to utilize the scrollbar component when you're building a website in Adobe Flash CS3.
Use the Flash CS3 website builder and the Action Script code to load in a series of images, then create Next and Previous buttons so you can add a gallery or slideshow feature to your website. Allow users to browse images or a portfolio on your website!
This animation can be very useful to create banners, and shows you how to use ActionScript 3 and the timeline function of Adobe Flash CS3 to set the background of mountains and a moon. Then create a few flying bats and animate them to fly across the screen in a loop!
This tutorial shows you first how to create an object using Adobe Flash CS3, and then you're shown how you can use ActionScript code to make them spin and rotate. You can even cause the spinning to speed up using the right code!
Layer masks create a viewing window to the layer(s) behind it. Manipulating the mask can create certain effects or animation without editing the object or layer directly. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular Flash-development platform or a seasoned web developer looking to be ...more
Preloaders indicate the rate at which a file is being downloaded or displayed. This tutorial shows the ActionSCript 2.0 method to create such a progress bar. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular Flash-development platform or a seasoned web developer looking to better acquaint ...more
Create a content-containing (such as clickable graphics, buttons or hyperlinks) window which can be dragged across the screen by your user without losing any of the content! This tutorial shows you how to make this window look exactly like a Mac OS content window as well, usin ...more
These are the steps required to set your D80's pop-up flash. First, go to the "Custom Shooting Menu." Then you choose #22 on the screen: "Built in Flash." Choose the "Commander Mode" option. The modes that are available for the pop-up flash include TTL, AA (Auto Aperture) M (M ...more
There are a few ways to bring pictures into a Flash file. This tutorial shows one simple way to do that. You can work with the photos in many ways, which will be discuss in later tutorials. Importing a .psd directly into Flash can be very useful because it maintains the layers ...more
This tutorial will work with any version of Adobe Flash from CS3 to CS5, and shows you how to create an awesome, creepy lightning flash effect that will briefly and clearly illuminate everything else on your screen - like a shambling zombie!
Learn how to load HTML-formatted text for an external .txt file into a dynamic text field or textarea component within Adobe Flash CS3, CS4 or CS5. See how to use the Code Snippets panel to add ActionScript functionalities to your Adobe Flash CS5 projects. Whether you're new t ...more
In this Adobe Flash CS3 Professional video the instructor shows how to work with text. This video shows how to work with text in flash and various other tips. First open your flash and create the text. Now format the text using the formatting option and by setting the proper f ...more