By Joe Sullivan
Simply because most folk wouldn't have the posh of sitting down uninterrupted for hours at a time to benefit Flash, this 10 Minute advisor makes a speciality of the main usually used gains, masking them in classes designed to take 10 mins or much less to accomplish.
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2 shows the Swatches menu options. 2 The Swatch panel options. Clicking Clear Colors removes all colors except a black-to-white gradient from your swatch. ) With all colors removed, add or create a color in the Mixer panel by one of the methods outlined previously. Remember to finish the task by clicking Add Swatch. Your new color now appears in the Swatches panel. To save a custom palette, choose Save Colors from the Swatches options flyout. The Export Color Swatch dialog box appears. clr). Type in a name for your palette, select your folder, and click Save.
To ungroup selected objects, choose Modify, Ungroup. 1 shows the selection to make to group objects. If you click and drag on any object within a selected group, the entire group will move. The shapes in the grouped selection will retain the same position in relation to each other, but their position on the Stage will be moved. 1 Select Modify, Group to group a number of objects on the stage. TIP You can also edit a single object within a group. To edit a single grouped object, choose Edit, Edit Selected from the toolbar.
The Ruler can be used with a snap effect to get objects exactly on the lines you want. First, have the rulers displayed and drag one or both to the places you want to serve as guidelines. Select View, Guides, and make sure both Guides and Snap to Guides are checked. With the Snap effect activated, when you select an object and move it slowly toward the ruler line, the line will act as a magnet that snaps the object to it. To control the intensity of the snap, go to View, Guides, Edit Guides. 2 The Snap Accuracy drop-down box displays three levels of snap intensity, Can Be Distant being the strongest.
10 Minute Guide to Macromedia Flash 5 by Joe Sullivan