Flash CS4

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Course Description

Adobe® Flash CS4 remains the best of the professional and practical vector tool software for creating Web pages. It contains lots of new features as well as its convenient improved integration with the other Adobe design tools made possible by Adobe's merger with Macromedia. In general Flash CS4 has various features and advanced scripting which allows designers as well programmers to perform effective animation as well as programming.

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  •   Getting Started in Flash CS4Open or Close
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    Interface

    02:59

     
     


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    Workspace & Customizing Workspace

    03:11

     
     


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    New File

    03:31

     
     


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    How to Save a Document?

    03:08

     
     


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    Open a Document

    01:09

     
     


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    Elements of Flash

    02:16

     
     


  •   Tools in Flash CS4Open or Close
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    Drawing Modes

    03:02

     
     


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    Selection & Subselection Tools

    04:22

     
     


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    Lasso & Line Tools

    05:29

     
     


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    Pen Tool

    04:56

     
     


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    Text Tool (Static)

    02:46

     
     


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    Rectangle Tool

    02:22

     
     


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    Rectangle Primitive Tool

    01:37

     
     


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    Oval & Oval Primitive Tools

    03:16

     
     


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    Polystar Tool

    02:26

     
     


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    Brush Tool

    03:17

     
     


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    Spray Brush Tool

    04:02

     
     


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    Pencil Tool

    02:43

     
     


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    Deco Tool

    05:19

     
     


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    Paint Bucket & Ink Bottle Tools

    03:31

     
     


  •   Modifying GraphicsOpen or Close
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    Cut, Copy, Paste & Paste in Place

    02:06

     
     


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    Free Transform Tool

    02:48

     
     


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    Gradient - Introduction

    01:18

     
     


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    Gradient Transform Tool

    03:10

     
     


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    Eraser & Eye Dropper Tools

    03:57

     
     


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    Zoom & Hand Tools

    01:38

     
     


  •   Working With SymbolsOpen or Close
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    Introduction to Symbols

    03:03

     
     


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    Graphic Symbol

    04:39

     
     


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    Movie Clip Symbol

    02:38

     
     


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    Animation and Why is it so important?

    03:28

     
     


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    How to create a Button?

    04:26

     
     


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    Group and Ungroup

    01:09

     
     


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    Break Apart

    01:37

     
     


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    Visual Guides

    03:09

     
     


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    Arrange objects

    01:37

     
     


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    Align objects

    01:51

     
     


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    Transform Objects

    02:43

     
     


  •   Working with MenusOpen or Close
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    Combine Objects

    02:08

     
     


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    Trace and Swap Bitmap

    02:10

     
     


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    Font Mapping

    00:59

     
     


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    Keyboard Shortcuts and Customize Tool

    02:25

     
     


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    Preferences

    02:37

     
     


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    Commands

    01:16

     
     


  •   Working with PanelsOpen or Close
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    Project Panel

    03:57

     
     


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    Accessibility & Scene Panel

    02:34

     
     


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    Property Panel

    03:01

     
     


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    Library & Common Library Panels

    02:24

     
     


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    Info & Transform Panels

    02:19

     
     


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    History Panel

    02:19

     
     


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    Motion Presets Panel

    03:11

     
     


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    Movie Explorer Panel

    01:21

     
     


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    Behaviors Panel

    03:24

     
     


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    Components Panel

    03:16

     
     


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    Components Inspector Panel

    02:07

     
     


  •   Working with Sounds / Videos in Flash CS4Open or Close
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    Import Options

    04:22

     
     


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    Importing Sounds into Flash CS4

    02:54

     
     


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    Working with Sounds (Compression Techniques)

    03:01

     
     


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    Sound Types

    02:08

     
     


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    Sound Effects

    02:25

     
     


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    Adding Sounds to Symbols

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    Encoding videos

    03:10

     
     


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    Playing videos in Flash CS4

    02:47

     
     


  •   Publishing & ExportingOpen or Close
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    Overview of Flash Publish settings

    01:35

     
     


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    Publishing as Flash File

    03:36

     
     


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    Publishing as Flash Movie

    02:01

     
     


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    Publishing as HTML File

    03:16

     
     


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    Exporting Images & Videos

    02:04

     
     


  •   Basic ActionScript IOpen or Close
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    Why ActionScript?

    03:37

     
     


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    Types of ActionScript

    04:14

     
     


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    Why choose ActionScript 3.0 instead of ActionScript 2.0?

    02:58

     
     


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    Actions Panel

    01:50

     
     


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    What are Variables & Data Type?

    02:28

     
     


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    What is a Function?

    01:59

     
     


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    What is a Class?

    03:59

     
     


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    What are Events and Event Listener?

    03:20

     
     


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    Array methods

    01:21

     
     


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    Array Properties

    02:08

     
     


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    Date methods

    01:34

     
     


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    Date Properties

    01:18

     
     


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    Math methods

    02:16

     
     


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    Math Properties

    01:13

     
     


  •   Basic ActionScript IIOpen or Close
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    String Methods

    01:36

     
     


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    String properties

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    Global Constants

    02:34

     
     


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    Global Functions

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    Arithmetic & Logical Operators

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    Other Operators

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    Special Types

    01:30

     
     


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    Attribute Keywords

    02:27

     
     


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    Statements

    02:04

     
     


  •   ActionScript 3.0Open or Close
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    fl.accessibility

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    fl.containers

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    fl.controls

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    How to write ActionScript 3.0 for Timeline?

    02:40

     
     


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    Load & Unload a Movie

    01:54

     
     


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    How to write ActionScript 3.0 for Movie clips?

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    How to write ActionScript 3.0 for Buttons?

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Adobe Flash CS4 - Tips

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Basic Animation Setup


 


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How to Add Gravity to an Animation?


 


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How to Create Globe Effect?


 


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How to Create a Magic Cursor?


 


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How to Create a Smoky_Fade Effect?


 


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How to Fill an Object?


 


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How to Create Line Animation?


 


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How to Create Cloud Animation?


 


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How to Create a Dripping Faucet?


 


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Gradient Masking


 


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How to Create Butterfly Animation?


 


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How to Create Cartoon Fire?


 


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How to Create Lighting Effect?


 


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How to Create LED Text Effect?


 


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How to Create Photo Transition?


 


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How to use Shape Tween?


 


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How to Create Page Curl?


 


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How to Create Transition Effect?


 


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Creating Slide Show


 


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How to add a Preloader in My Flash Movie?


 


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A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Absolute path

The location of a target symbol instance or other object according to the main Timeline of a Flash movie.

Accessibility

Accessibility is the measure of how well a website is designed to be viewed and used by everyone regardless of ability or disability. An accessible website ensures that all visitors have the same experience whether they use assistive technology or not.

Actions

Actions are the series of one or more statements that instruct SWF file to do something while it is playing.

ActionScript

ActionScript is a simple programming language. Flash designers and developers can use it to customize the behavior of a movie and enhance it with interactivity.

ADOBE

Pixels that are added to the edges of a shape or characters of type to give it a smoother appearance

ADPCM Compression

ADPCM stands for Adaptive Differential Pulse Code Modulation. This sound compression method is used in Flash. Because it is compatible with every version of the Flash plug-in.

Align Panel

Align panel is used to line up more than two to three shapes either vertically or horizontally.

Anti alias

A computer software company which acquired Flash from Macromedia in 2005.

Arrays

Arrays are containers of data, except that they can hold more than one piece of data.

Asset

Something placed in the library that can be used in a Flash movie. A symbol, imported bitmap image, sound, or video clips are examples of assets.