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Questions tagged [adobe-animate]

Questions about Adobe Animate, a program used to create interactive animations and publish them to multiple platforms. Adobe Animate is the replacement for Adobe Flash Professional. Ask anything about developing projects with Adobe Animate.

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Flash: Trigger animation of one symbol on hovering over another

Trying to trigger an animation on mouse hover and reversing it from the current point when the mouse leaves a symbol, I have this code. It works when hovering over symbol A to animate symbol A. How ...
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Draw frame by frame or use symbols in Adobe Animate

I'm a total beginner at animation. I'm about to start a project in Adobe Animate that will have two characters fighting. From what I've seen, a lot of people use symbols to break apart characters and ...
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Prevent stroke shape tween from fliping in Adobe Animate

I have a simple stroke that I want to translate and morph (it's a leg). Here's the normal situation (onion skin activated) : Here's a good behavior, of when I move the bottom anchor to the right (it ...
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Adobe Animate Publish Settings exports; How to reference parent directories?

I'm getting this message in Publish Settings > Basic > Export Image assets: Name for images folder cannot contain any of the following characters: &[];=,*:.?<>|#%" and newline. ...So for ...
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Adobe Animate simple tween whale flapping tail

I need to tween animate a vector whale that simply waves it's tail up and down. I have created three graphics. 1. Whale tail straight 2. Whale tail up 3. Whale tail down I attempted to use the shape ...
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ActionScript Dialogue

Essentially I'm wondering how I would have a text box pop up and every time you press e, the next string of text will appear. Then, once you get to the end of the array of text, the textbox art should ...
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Import SVG so that each path is on a different layer in Animate CC

I am trying to import and SVG to the Stage in Adobe Animate CC so that each path/element of the SVG on a separate layer, as described on the official Adobe help pages. When I select "Import each path ...
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Strange artefacts in GIF-animated image with transparency

I try to create an animated GIF of a bee. This image is a gif with transparency. I export it in Adobe Animate CC 2018 with such settings: but as a result: I can't use this image on web. There are to ...
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New to Adobe Animate. Trying to make a frame by frame explosion. Need help

I'm new to Adobe Animate and animation software but I'm having trouble figuring out where to start. I want to make a simple explosion, and have created svg files of the individual frames. I want to ...
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Showing up transparent in Adobe Character Animator

Parts of my character in Character Animator are transparent. I'm really unclear what it could be. The parts that show up transparent all have a fill color in Illustrator. They are also properly ...
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Source of a 2D vector skeleton?

I'm looking for a vector skeleton, preferably with all 206 human bones. I want to be able to stretch and alter the shape of human bones for graphic design purposes. More specifically, I would like to ...
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How to make animate line with an arrow in Adobe Animate CC

How to make animate line with an arrow in Adobe Animate CC like below: Not necessarily dashed line. But it is necessary that the arrow would go not only along a straight trajectory but also along a ...
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Cannot create classic Tween in Adobe Animate

I am trying to do a basic walk cycle in Animate using classic tweens. For the most part, it works. However, when I try to tween the character's muzzle (it just goes up and down with the walk), I get ...
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How to export Animated GIF in Adobe Animate CC / Adobe Flash with ActionScript effects?

I have a traditional Flash file (ActionScript 3, not WebGL / Canvas), with snowfall effects written by ActionScript. The effects look okay in SWF preview, but it does not appear when exporting video ...
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exportSVG in jsfl run as a command in adobe animate doesn't work

In Adobe Animate and with a .fla file (after importing a swf file, import to stage), I run this script var exportFileName = 'file:///C|/temp/files/a.svg'; fl.getDocumentDOM().exportSVG(exportFileName,...
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Best tools for Web Animations

If a site has several short, simple, web-based animations what software would be the best to create them in? (Best in terms of (i) how quickly the animations can be made; (ii) how big the animation ...
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Software for math-based animations

I'm looking for an animation software which has native support for creating and manipulating mathematical objects, such as parabolas, and algebraic curves. At the same time I want to be able to use ...
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Adobe Animate: Export SVG seqence

I want to export a svg sequence in animate, however I can only find tutorials / info on how to export animated svgs. The latter is not usable in the project we are currently doing and right now it ...
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Animate a circle - how to?

I'd like to animate a circle like here http://canvasjs.com/html5-javascript-pie-chart/ using a design tool, not code. I tried with Animate CC and After Effects but can't get ahead of it. The output ...
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Copying a background for different variations in Flash

I am used to Gimp and have the ability to make custom brushes and this way greatly reduce the time of animating one animation, but I would like to use Flash and get more serious. I would like to ...
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Terrible results with exporting animated gif's in Adobe Animate

I designed and infographic in Illustrator that I want to turn into an animated gif in Adobe Animate. I've had bad luck doing this in the past, having to export a video clip and then turn it into a gif ...
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How can I add a second color effect to an object in Adobe Animate CC

I have a problem with Adobe Animate CC and I'm an absolute newbie. I use symbols and I want them to undergo different changes, one after the other. These are: fade in (used the color effect style "...
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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 ...