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Adobe Flash Beginner to Intermediate Training - 2 Days

Adobe Flash Training Course

Platform: Windows PC and Apple Mac

Courseware: Comprehensive training manual provided per person

Prerequisites: Basic knowledge of Windows or Apple Mac operating system

Software Version: Training available for Flash CS5.5, CS5, CS4, CS3, 8, MX 2004, MX

Course Overview:
Adobe Flash is the industry standard for delivering rich graphic content over the web incorporating
animation, sound and user interactivity. This two day Flash training course will introduce delegates
to the main features in Flash including vector graphics, interactivity, animation, video and publishing
Flash movies into a web page.

Flash Beginner to Intermediate Training Outline

The Flash Environment

  • About vector and bitmap images
  • About animation/swf’s
  • The Flash interface
  • Setting up a new movie
  • Setting properties and preferences

Drawing and Painting Tools

  • Using the drawing/colour tools
  • About overlapping objects
  • Using the colour palettes
  • Working with fills and strokes
  • Selection/sub-selection tools
  • Resizing/reshaping objects
  • Using the Bezier tool

Transforming Objects

  • Multiple selections
  • Copy/paste/cut/stacking
  • Resize and rotate
  • Aligning objects
  • Flipping and skewing

Importing Artwork

  • Adding image content
  • Editing images in Flash
  • Converting bitmaps to vectors
  • Converting images to symbols for animation

Working with Type

  • Creating/manipulating text boxes
  • Device fonts
  • Character/paragraph palettes
  • Text options
  • Static and dynamic text boxes
  • Adding URL’s to text

Using Layers

  • Why use layers
  • Creating/deleting/naming layers
  • Setting layer properties
  • Changing layer order

Symbols and Instances

  • Why use symbols
  • Types of symbols
  • Using the library
  • Creating an instance of a symbol
  • Changing symbol/instance attributes
  • Creating a button symbol
  • Adding rollover effects


  • About the timeline
  • About keyframes
  • Shape tweening
  • Motion tweening
  • Using easing
  • Using special effects
  • Animating multiple layers
  • Animating text
  • Shape hinting
  • Adding motion guides

Adding Sounds

  • Sound formats
  • Importing sounds
  • Using the sound library
  • Applying sounds
  • Modifying sounds

Movie Clip Symbols

  • Why use movie clips
  • Creating a movie clip
  • Adding movie clips to animations
  • Converting animations to movie clips

Publishing and Exporting

  • Saving a movie
  • Exporting a movie
  • Publishing/publish settings
  • Optimising file size
  • Testing download performance


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