DDC Learning Macromedia Flash / Edition 2

DDC Learning Macromedia Flash / Edition 2

by Suzanne Weixel
     
 

ISBN-10: 0131872338

ISBN-13: 9780131872332

Pub. Date: 10/03/2005

Publisher: Prentice Hall

Designed for students at a variety of skill levels, Learning Macromedia Flash MX 2005 teaches using real-world design examples. The Learning series provides students with a total-immersion, hands-on tutorial that walks them step-by-step, mouse-click by mouse-click, keystroke by keystroke through all the features of the software application. The

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Designed for students at a variety of skill levels, Learning Macromedia Flash MX 2005 teaches using real-world design examples. The Learning series provides students with a total-immersion, hands-on tutorial that walks them step-by-step, mouse-click by mouse-click, keystroke by keystroke through all the features of the software application. The well-illustrated, spiral-bound text contains easy-to-read, appealingly formatted procedural explanations and step-by-step exercises in a multi-part Lesson format.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131872332
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
10/03/2005
Series:
DDC Learning Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
8.54(w) x 10.89(h) x 0.62(d)

Table of Contents

Learning Macromedia Flash

Lesson 1. Getting Started with Flash Exercise 1.

· About Flash

· Start and Exit Flash

· The Flash Window

· Customize the Flash Window

Exercise 2.

· Use the Flash Help Program

· Use the Flash Help Lessons

· Use the Flash Help Tutorial

· Get Help Online

Exercise 3.

· Create a Movie File

· Set Movie Properties

· Enter Content on the Stage

· Use Undo and Redo

· Save a File

· Close a File

· Open an Existing File

Exercise 4.

· About Graphics

· Draw Basic Shapes

· Select Objects

· Position Objects on the Stage

Exercise 5.

· Modify Strokes

· Modify Fills

· Copy Stroke and Fill Settings

· Change the Stage View

Exercise 6.

· Rotate Objects

· Skew Objects

· Flip Objects

· Scale and Resize Objects

· Reshape Objects

Exercise 7.

· Understand Segments and Overlaps

· Group and Ungroup Objects

· Use the Eraser

Exercise 8.

· Summary Exercise

Exercise 9.

· Application Exercise

Exercise 10.

· Curriculum Integration Exercise

Exercise 11.

· Critical Thinking Exercise

Lesson 2. Create a Movie Exercise 12.

· About Animation

· About Frames and Keyframes

· Work with Frames and Keyframes

· View Frames with the Timeline

· Preview an Animation

Exercise 13.

· About Layers

· View Layers in the Timeline

· Work with Layers

Exercise 14.

· Create Graphic Symbols

· Insert Instances

· Align Objects on the Stage

· Use Libraries

Exercise 15.

· Edit Symbols

· Modify Instances

· Change the Color or Transparency of an Instance

Exercise 16.

· Motion Tweening

· Motion Tween Settings

Exercise 17.

· Tween the Color of an Instance

Exercise 18.

· Shape Tweening

Exercise 19.

· Tween Motion Along a Path

· Display Multiple Frames at Once

Exercise 20.

· Print an Animation

Exercise 21.

· Summary Exercise

Exercise 22.

· Application Exercise

Exercise 23.

· Curriculum Integration Exercise

Exercise 24.

· Critical Thinking Exercise

Lesson 3. Enhance a Movie Exercise 25.

· Import Graphics

Exercise 26.

· Insert Sounds

Exercise 27.

· Create Text Blocks

· Enter and Edit Text

· Format Text

· About Device Fonts

· Transform Text

Exercise 28.

· Convert Text to Shapes

· Animate Text Blocks

· Animate Text Shapes

Exercise 29.

· Use Scenes

· Edit Animations

Exercise 30.

· Basic Actions

· Frame Actions

· Preview Frame Actions in a Movie

Exercise 31.

· Create a Movie Clip Symbol

· Create a Button Symbol

· Assign Actions to Movie Clips and Buttons

· Test Buttons and Movie Clips

Exercise 32.

· Import Video

· Work with Video

Exercise 33.

· Summary Exercise

Exercise 34.

· Application Exercise

Exercise 35.

· Curriculum Integration Exercise

Exercise 36.

· Critical Thinking Exercise

Lesson 4. Publish a Movie Exercise 37.

· Test a Movie

· Test Movie Download Performance

Exercise 38.

· Publish a Movie

· Publish Settings

· Preview a Published Movie

Exercise 39.

· Export Flash Movies and Images

Exercise 40.

· Summary Exercise

Exercise 41.

· Application Exercise

Exercise 42.

· Curriculum Integration Exercise

Exercise 43.

· Critical Thinking Exercise

Lesson 5. Advanced Flash Exercise 44.

· Use the Movie Explorer

Exercise 45.

· Organize the Contents of a Library

· Make Library Items Available in Different Movies

Exercise 46.

· Create Selectable Text

· Link a Text Block to a URL

Exercise 47.

· Create Printable Movies

· Disable Printing

Exercise 48.

· Use Shape Hints

· Move a Registration Point

Exercise 49.

· Break Bitmaps Apart

· Use a Bitmap Image as a Fill

· Convert Bitmaps to Vectors

· Set Bitmap Properties

Exercise 50.

· Use a Mask Layer

Exercise 51.

· Use a Component

Exercise 52.

· Summary Exercise

Exercise 53.

· Application Exercise

Exercise 54.

· Curriculum Integration Exercise

Exercise 55.

· Critical Thinking Exercise

Lesson 6. Projects and Challenges Exercise 56.

· Create an Interactive Game

Exercise 57.

· Create a Flying Logo

Exercise 58.

· Add Emphasis to an Animation Using Sounds and Effects

Exercise 59.

· Create a Preload Sequence

Exercise 60.

· Make a Talking Picture

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