Our Adobe Flash Professional CS6 - Essentials training course will teach you how to use this powerful authoring tool to create immersive, interactive animations and multimedia content.
Adobe Education Leader and instructor Debbie Keller will will help you master the basics of animation and gain confidence in your Flash CS6 skills. You'll explore the interface and multimedia tools, learn how to create robust and compelling interactive experiences, and discover how to publish your content.
Specific lessons include working with symbols and the drawing and shape tools, importing and editing graphics, creating text, adding controls to video using ActionScript, using Adobe Media Encoder and code snippets, and exporting your Flash documents.
By the time you have completed Total Training for Adobe Flash CS6 Professional - Essentials you will have the knowledge and tools to confidently use Flash CS6 to create your own rich media content and publish it. You will also be prepared to take the ACA Rich Media Communication exam.
Chapter 1: UNDERSTANDING THE FLASH CS6 INTERFACE (25 min)
1.New Documents & Setting Document Properties
2.Touring the Interface
3.Using Guides & Rulers
Chapter 2: WORKING WITH THE DRAWING & SHAPE TOOLS (41 min)
1.Drawing Shapes in Flash
2.Drawing with Primitive Tools
3.Comparing Merge Drawing Mode vs. Object Drawing Mode
4.Modifying Shapes with the Direct Selection Tool & Subselection Tool
5.Using the Deco Tool
6.Using Gradients & Mixing Colors
Chapter 3: WORKING WITH SYMBOLS (27 min)
1.Understanding the Characteristics of Symbols
2.Creating & Editing Symbols
3.Exploring Button States & the Button Library
Chapter 4: IMPORTING & MODIFYING GRAPHICS (27 min)
1.Importing Bitmap Graphics & Basic Shape Modifications
2.Importing & Working with Vector Objects
3.Importing an Illustrator File into Flash
4.Importing a Photoshop File into Flash
Chapter 5: WORKING WITH TEXT 37 min)
1.Selecting Text & Other Basic Techniques
2.Modifying Text Properties
3.Breaking Text Apart & Converting Text to Shapes
4.Working with TLF Text
Chapter 6: THE BASICS OF ANIMATION (77 min)
1.Timeline Basics & Using Layers
2.Animating Text with Shape Tweens & Creating Frames & Keyframes
3.Creating a Frame-by-Frame Animation & Onion Skin Part 1
4.Creating a Frame-by-Frame Animation & Onion Skin Part 2
5.Using Motion Tweens & Creating a Motion Tween along a Path
6.Working with the Motion Editor
7.Using Inverse Kinematics
Chapter 7: ADDING SIMPLE CONTROLS TO VIDEO WITH ACTIONSCRIPT (38 min)
1.Importing & Transcoding Video
2.Setting Import Options & Choosing a Player Skin
3.Using Adobe Media Encoder to Create Cue Points
4.Using Code Snippets & Adding Actions to Buttons
5.Adding Sounds to Button States
Chapter 8: PUBLISHING & EXPORTING FLASH DOCUMENTS (13 min)
1.Setting Accessibility Options
2.Overview of Flash Publish Settings
3.Simulating a Download & Exporting a Movie
Learn anytime, anywhere, at home or on the go.
- Length of Subscription: 12 Months Online On-Demand Access
- Running Time: 4.7 Hours
- Platform: Windows & MAC OS
- Level: Beginner to Intermediate
- Project Files: Included
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