Using Flash CS5 Libraries, Text, and Components

A range of in-training or established IT professionals needing to learn how to use Flash without any prior experience with the product. Expected to have basic computing and word-processing skills, familiarity with web terminology and Internet navigation, and experience working in a Microsoft Windows or Apple Macintosh environment.

Prerequisite
None

Expected Duration
180 minutes

Description
In the world of digital design, it is common knowledge that interactive and engaging applications require attractive graphics, but there is also a need for the often-neglected supporting character in Flash applications – the text. The effective and balanced presentation of text is an essential element of most interactive applications. Adobe Flash Professional CS5 can be used to create static text content such as page titles or form labels, as well as text that is loaded into a Flash movie dynamically. This course provides an introduction to creating text in Flash Professional CS5. It outlines the considerations for using fonts and demonstrates how to create the different types of text fields. It also describes the fundamental concepts of converting images into reusable symbols, and storing those symbols in libraries. The basic components used to build web forms are also explained and demonstrated, providing the learner with an introduction to creating forms in Flash.

Objective

Using Libraries and Symbols in Flash CS5

  • recognize how to create symbols in Flash CS5
  • recognize how to organize symbols using the library in Flash CS5
  • recognize how to edit symbols in Flash CS5
  • recognize how to add a movie clip to a button symbol in Flash CS5
  • recognize how to edit a button symbol
  • Working with Text in Flash CS5

  • recognize how to create and modify static text in Flash CS5
  • distinguish between static, dynamic, and input text
  • recognize how to create TLF text in Flash CS5
  • recognize when to use TLF text in Flash CS5
  • recognize how to convert text to a vector in Flash CS5
  • recognize how to set device fonts in Flash CS5
  • recognize how to substitute fonts in Flash CS5
  • recognize how to create dynamic text and input fields in Flash CS5
  • recognize how to embed a font in Flash CS5
  • recognize how to create and share a font symbol in Flash CS5
  • Working with Components in Flash CS5

  • recognize how to add and modify components in Flash CS5
  • recognize which Flash user interface components to use in a given scenario
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    $129/month
     

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    $1295/year

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