Flash Basics: Animation 101 in CS4 (Part 4)

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Topics covered: Making changes to the new motion tweens in Flash CS4. How to extend a motion tween. How to move keyframes within a tween. How to shorten a tween. How to flip (transform) an object. How to scale (transform) an object.

Basic Animation Tutorials for Flash CS4

  1. Starting from scratch: Create a simple animation, with one symbol.
  2. Editing the motion path: After you have made an animation, you can adjust it quite easily.
  3. Animating two objects: Make two symbols move simultaneously and independently; fix common errors.
  4. THIS TUTORIAL > Editing CS4 motion tweens: Extend, shorten, move keyframes, add new directions to the animation.
  5. Stopping the animation: Add ActionScript so that the movie does not repeat endlessly.

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