Adobe Flash Professional CS5 Advanced for Windows and Macintosh: Visual QuickPro Guide offers the most efficient way for students to learn advanced Flash features. Taking the highly accessible instructional format of the popular Visual QuickStart Guides to a more advanced level, this handy guide combines a visual approach with straightforward, step-by-step instructions and screenshots and concise explanations. It emphasizes methodology and problem solving with five primary sections: animation, ActionScript, navigation, dynamic graphics and sound, and control of information, and teaches all the new features of Flash CS5, such as the Text Layout Format feature, Deco tool, Spring feature in Inverse Kinematics, and video enhancements. The companion Web site includes all the sample media and files so students can work along with the tasks.
Features and Benefits
The most trusted how-to resource for learning advanced Flash features is fully updated for CS5!
* Covers new features of Flash CS5, including the Text Layout Format feature, Deco tool, Spring feature in Inverse Kinematics, and video enhancements
* A must-have for graphic designers, Web animators, game programmers, and interface designers
* Companion Web site includes all the sample media and files so readers can work along with the tasks.
Table of Contents
Part I: Approaching Advanced Animation
Chapter 1 Building Complexity
Chapter 2 Working with Video
Part II: Interactivity
Chapter 3 Getting a Handle on ActionScript
Chapter 4 Advanced Buttons and Event Handling
Chapter 5 Controlling Multiple Timelines
Chapter 6 Managing External Communication
Part III: Transforming Graphics and Sound
Chapter 7 Controlling and Displaying Graphics
Chapter 8 Controlling Sound
Part IV: Working wit h Information
Chapter 9 Controlling Information Flow
Chapter 10 Controlling Text
Chapter 11 Manipulating Information
Chapter 12 Managing Content and Troubleshooting
Appendix Keyboard Key Codes