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Flash 8 video tutorial

Flash 8 software is the professional standard for creating rich Internet content and presentation. Flash 8 is the single best tool for making the impression you want. At the conclusion of this course you’ll understand how to use the Flash 8 environment and tools to build rich user interfaces and a wide variety of Web applications.

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Why pay for a dull flash 8 book which you put down after two chapters?

After this course, you will know how to:

  • Save and manage workspace layouts, work with panels, and set initial movie characteristics using the Property Inspector.
  • Use Flash 8’s drawing and painting tools, modify the outline and fill properties of objects, and create custom color swatches, gradients, and line styles.
  • Select objects using the selection tools and use the options in Flash 8 to transform and group objects.
  • Import a bitmap image into a Flash 8 document and convert it to a vector image.
  • Create text blocks and convert them into shapes.
  • Work with Flash 8 movies that contain multiple layers.
  • Edit and manipulate the movies and create a visual effect using mask layers.
  • Quickly arrange objects on multiple layers.
  • Work with different types of animations.
  • Create frame-by-frame, shape-tween, and motion-tween animations.
  • Add a motion guide layer to improve the look of motion-tween animations.
  • Prepare a Flash 8 movie for publishing on the web.

The advantages of our Flash 8 video tutorial are:

  • You will learn more about Flash 8 than from any other Flash 8 tutorial.
  • The Flash 8 tutorial is video based - you'll see exactly what buttons we press in the order you're supposed to press them!
  • No better value Flash 8 tutorial on the net.
  • Nearly 2 and a half hours of high quality video recording!
  • 100% Refund available if it doesn't work for you.
  • Once you've downloaded the Flash 8 tutorial you don't need an internet connection to view the video tutorial.

Flash 8 tutorial Class Index


The Flash 8 Environment

  • Explore Flash 8
  • Flash 8 Development interface
  • Working with Templates

Exploring the Drawing and Painting Tools

  • Compare Vector and Raster Graphics
  • Raster Graphics
  • Vector Graphics

Examine the Basic Drawing and Painting Tools

  • Tools Panel
  • The Pencil Tool
  • The Pen Tool
  • The Shape Tools
  • Stroke and Fill Properties
  • The Brush Tool
  • The Eraser Tool
  • The Paint Bucket Tool
  • The Ink Bottle Tool
  • The Eyedropper Tool
  • The Subselection Tool
  • Snapping
  • Drawing Models

Create a Custom Color Swatch, Gradient, and Line Style

  • Color Values
  • The Color Mixer Panel
  • Custom Gradients
  • Custom Line Styles

Manipulating Objects

  • Edit Objects Using the Selection Tools
  • The Selection Tool
  • The Lasso Tool

Change Object Interaction

  • Object Interaction
  • Stacking Order
  • Line and Shape Interaction

Create Symbols and Instances

  • Symbols
  • Types of Symbols
  • Registration Point
  • The Object Level Undo Feature
  • Instances
  • Filter Effects
  • Blend Modes

Transform Objects

  • Transform Options in Flash 8
  • The Free Transform Tool
  • Grouped Objects
  • Scaling

Work with Bitmap Images

  • Bitmap Image Conversion
  • The Trace Bitmap Dialog Box

Working with Text

  • Create Text Blocks
  • Text Blocks
  • Text Types
  • Text Attributes
  • Font Rendering

Convert Text into Shapes

  • Breaking Text Apart
  • Text Conversion

Working with Multiple Layers in a Movie

  • Work with Multiple Layers
  • The Timeline
  • Layer Organization
  • The Distribute to Layers Command
  • Hidden Layers
  • Locked Layers
  • Layer Outlines

Create a Mask Layer

  • Creating a Layer Mask

Align the Objects in a Flash 8 Document

  • The Align Panel

Creating an Animation

  • Create a Frame-by-Frame Animation
  • Animation
  • The Erasing Feature
  • The Custom Ease In/Ease Out Dialog Box
  • Frame-by-frame animation
  • The Onion Skinning Feature

Create a Shape-Tween Animation

  • Tweening
  • The Shape Tween Feature

Create a Motion-Tween Animation

  • Motion Tweening

Create a Guide Layer

  • Motion Guide

Mask Animations

  • Animation of a Mask Layer

Publishing a Flash 8 Movie

  • Select the Publish Settings
  • The Publish Settings Dialog Box

Publish a Flash File

  • Preview and Publish Files

Flash 8 Designer Certification Exam Objectives covered by this course:

  • Content - Static vs Dynamic content
  • Loading Image Files (JPG, GIF, PNG), FLVs and MP3s
  • Use of Template Images
  • Guides and Guide Layers
  • Snapping
  • Align Panel
  • Rulers
  • Grid
  • Pasteboard
  • Object Level undo vs document level undo
  • Legible / Resizable Text
  • Importing
  • Relative vs absolute scaling effects
  • Transform fill / tilling effects
  • Object drawing model vs merge drawing model
  • Control Points / subselection tool

What you need to use the Flash 8 tutorial

Please ensure your computer system meets these requirements in order to use the Flash 8 video tutorial:

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