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While aligning objects in Adobe Flash how to decide what object moves?

So this is a problem that should be easily solved but I'm having a hard time figuring this out in flash. When I align two objects I just want one of them to move while the other remains stationary, ...
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What is the difference between After Effects and Flash/Animate for animation?

I'm thinking of becoming an animator. I mainly want to make videos similar to Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell, who make videos like this. When I searched for AE and Animate / Flash comparisons for flat ...
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Why is this simple, masked animation flickering?

I'm working on animating a pie chart. I've started with a hypothetical 60% chunk. Here's the fla... it's pretty simple, but in order to mask more than 180 degrees I had to use a movie clip for a mask, ...
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how to change color of instances of a symbol

I have symbol in flash cs5 library. and make some instances of it in stage. is it possible to change color of one instance without changing color of other instances? I try to change color of one, but ...
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Is Adobe Animate CC suitable for these animations?

I have noticed many people on Dribbble and Behance create animations such as the one below in Illustrator and then animate it in After Effects. I need to create similar animations, as well in an ...
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select a portion of shape using selection tool in adobe flash cs5

I draw a shape using rectangle tool, but when I tryed to select a part of it, it doesn't work. i can select whole shape in this way. only when I choose break apart option, the shape changes in dotted ...
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bone tools without change the shape

I want to use bone tools without change the shape of circles. but when using selection tools, square changes in this way: how can I disable this effect?
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Wave-like transform in Adobe Flash

I'm making some shapes in Flash and I would like to transform them in a wave-like way. Kinda like Photoshop's Filter -> Distort -> Twirl or Wave. The shapes are quite complex so draggin edges by hand ...
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Inserting interpolated “in-between” frames to a frame animation in Flash

I've just started learning multiplication animations and I'm trying to draw some torch. I've drawn the fire animation and I'm sorta fine with it, it is made of fills I've drawn with brush tool and ...
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Simple transparent flash video?

It's pretty basic, but I am having hard time with this. I have created a simple line animation using Flash. This line should be imported to iMovie and appear above real objects with a transparent ...
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How to create basic animations of Illustrator files?

I have this device that I need to create a movie for. I also have the Illustrator files for it. I now have to create a basic animation out of them , things such as basic moving parts, changing ...
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What type of animation should I use in this case? Flash, frame by frame or other? [duplicate]

Good day! I'm making a game where I need a sprite animation. It's a pretty simple animation but I need to decide what kind of specialist I need to hire to make the animation for me. This is the ...
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How to browse the code for adobe flash animation

When I create a new ActionScript 3.0 animation in Adobe Flash does it built some source code building along with my animation? I found that there is an object oriented programming language called ...
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No sound after Flash GIF is exported

I successfully created an animated e-card in Flash cs6 with sound. Sound and video work great when I test it in the program. But after I export it as an animated GIF, only the video animation ...
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How to move a movieclip along a custom path in Flash?

I got a movieclip, and I got a custom path (some curves imported from Illustrator) How can I "attach" my movieclip so each frame it advances over a segment of the curve?. If you need a more ...
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Should I draw into Flash Directly?

Should I draw all the sprites and images for my Flash games in Flash CC itself or should I use a different application for asset creation such as Illustrator or Photoshop? I have no experience with ...
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Why is the gif version of this flash movie not working? [closed]

I am creating a flash banner but when I publish it (or export it) as gif, doesnt show all the layers. I am aware that the answer must be somewhere in this post Adobe Flash CS6 won't Export ...
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Some items in SVG drawing are showing up as question marks in various Mac OS apps, and Inkscape [closed]

I have an SVG drawing that has some little trees in one section of it. Up until recently it was all fine, but the latest version of it that was emailed to me recently has a really weird problem. ...
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How to combine multiple SWF (with only 1 frame) files into one SWF?

How to combine multiple SWF (with only 1 frame) files into one SWF? Preferably using a freeware in windows. Thanks!
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How to batch print SWF files from Adobe Flash CS6 (Flash Player)?

My ultimate aim is to convert batch SWF files to PDF format. At the moment, a lot of conversion tools does not produce high quality conversion: the vector elements such as texts and graphs were ...
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Can you make the split corners merge while using bones and a brush?

I am Trying to animate using the bone tool, i played around with it using the lines, and it works fine. i then used the brush to make it look smoother, but when i bend it it snaps. like this: Left:...
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animated media files in indesign interactive pdf

I've been trying to add an animated file into a pdf through indesign. So far every technique and file format I've tried results in a problem with the color of the image. Basically I'm trying to match ...
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Solution for making flash animation without grainy look?

I copy pasted a design made from Illustrator to Flash CS6 and when I export as an animated gif, I get a grainy image. Any solutions to making a flash animation convert to animated gif without loss in ...
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How to create a button in Adobe Flash CC that reverses to its original state

I have a button that plays an animation as soon as the mouse goes over it, and I want to know how can I have the animation play in reverse (back to its original state) as soon as the mouse goes off it?...
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How do I fade in an object which is rotating - Flash

I have animated a lined circle to rotate but I want it to fade in while its rotating. When I add a keyframe to create the fade, it thinks i'm meaning the rotation which speeds it up which I don't ...
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Flash CC - Draw letter animation

I am making a splash screen for a website I am making, and I want one of the letters to draw itself, then expand out into the whole word. I have the expanding part done, but I need to make the letter ...
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Flash won't export fully transparent gifs?

I've been using Flash for a while and never had any issues before, but suddenly when I export a transparent gif not all of it will be transparent after publishing. For example, if I have a gif of a ...
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Static Text and embed text both greyed out Flash CC professional

I have Flash professional CC build 14.1.0.96 and I'm trying to perform a free transform on some text; however when I do this, the text disappears. Iv'e googled around, which suggests I need to use ...
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Is it possible to use Adobe Flash CS6 with a touchscreen laptop?

I figured I didn't need a Wacom or anything due to my touchscreen laptop. Though, any time I try to use it, it simply scrolls around on the scene without actually drawing anything.
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Proper steps for importing PSD files into flash cs6

Anybody can explain how to import the PSD files into Flash CS6. I have tried this but i could not import the transparent image with the quality. It is getting pixellated and with the outline from the ...
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How do I ensure a colour is flat (and not dithered) when exporting it from Flash?

What settings/methods are best for creating an animated gif with sharp image quality? Here's what I'm working with: http://demo.jessewhite.me/envelope/index.html This graphic is for a high-end ...
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What's the best way to animate an illustration for the web?

I have a couple of illustrations done in Illustrator and I am planing to animate it for a website that I am working on, I've heard of Create.js toolkit with flash, but is it the best way to go or is ...
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Preventing the overlay of outlines without putting the border on a group/layer

This is a very specific question. I suspect there is no solution, but I'll try anyway. See this simple character: At the shoulders, the outlines of the arms and body overlap. I want to prevent this....
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Apply Ease to Part of Motion Tween

I have a motion tween on a symbol where the symbol moves into the scene horizontally, waits awhile, and then moves vertically. In the image below, you can see the animation motion graphed for the ...
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How to paint graphics exported from Illustrator to flash professional

I work doing e learning, and I need to use graphics from pdf manuals. I open the pdf manuals in Illustrators ,and I grab the graphics from there and drag them to flash professional. But when I get the ...
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How to create transitions in adobe flash?

I'm creating an animation in Flash CC. I would like to add some transitions to it like fade in/fade out etc. I'm not sure how to do this in flash.
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How do I open a Flash CS6 file in CS5

I know that in CS6, you can save as CS5. But right now, I'm at school on the computers in my design class. I have a file that I made at home in CS6, but I need to open it on my school's computers that ...
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Inkscape: reusable components / objects?

We used Adobe Flash for SCADA visualization in the past, but we want to move towards SVG for new web-based SCADA projects. SCADA often uses the same, interactive symbols (like pumps, valves, ...) ...
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Adobe Flash How to change path after changing timeline etc (no tweens)

How can i change the path of a layer/symbol. I've selected a path or form but can not change it because points to transform does not appear. Need to be possible or not ?
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Adobe Flash get angle of layer (rotation value)

How can I get the angle of a rotated layer. Or is it possible to see the angle while rotating? If so, where?
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Adobe Flash Save multiple pivot points on 2 layers

I'd like to animate a stick figure. I made a layer for every body part. Now I need to predefine the rotation point somewhere. I used symbols to save the pivot position. The problem is that I can ...
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Set Background of Adobe Flash Layer to Transparent

Is there a way to make a layer's background transparent? I have a background image that is a little smaller than the frame size, so there is a white line when I export the movie from the layer on ...
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Set loader height and width in Adobe Flash and ActionScript

I have this source in Adobe Flash CS6 (AS3). var loader:Loader =new Loader(); imageViewer_mc.addChild(loader); loader.x=65; loader.y=50; loader.load(new URLRequest("image.jpg")); image.jpg ...
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How to reverse a Flash animation?

I have an animated globe that is spinning from the right to left. Since this is supposed to simulate Earth's rotation, it should be from the left to the right. How can I reverse the already created ...
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Use Ink Bottle Tool to outline shapes converted to symbol in Flash CS 5

I have been teaching myself Flash CS 5 and attempting to do some simple animations. I have created a simple bat drawing that I am attempting to animate. I read that it is a good idea to break ...
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How to “explode” a drop shadow into a shape in Flash?

I need to explode/break apart a drop shadow filter into the shape it forms. I mean, I need to be able to have a shape (shape object, or another kind of object) that its generated when I apply a drop ...
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Script for exporting to JPEG from Flash CS6?

Is there a Script for exporting .jpg files from Flash CS6? Another possible solution would be to add an extra button to Export directly to overjump by going to something like File > Export > ...
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Flash: default compression settings for imported PSDs

I've been working on some pixel art lately and whenever I import a PSD or bitmap into my library in Flash Professional it sets the compression option to JPEG. I want it to be PNG lossless and disable ...
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How can I improve the clarity of my output animation in Flash CS6?

I am using Flash CS6 ActionScript 3.0. I am creating an animation with 3-4 images of registration form. The clarity of images is poor in the output of animation even though I am using really clear and ...
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Adobe Flash CS6 Moving Anchor Points?

first question here so hopefully it's okay. I've searched for how to do this everywhere online but I couldn't find anything. I'm using flash CS6 and I have a shape. I want to animate it so that only ...