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Flash Catalyst CS5 Select Topics Online Course

Flash Catalyst CS5 Select Topics Online Course

£59.00

Our Adobe Flash Catalyst CS5: Select Topics course is a collection of tutorials that will teach the basics of how to set up a project and add components. By the time you are done with these tutorials you will be able to set up your artwork for Flash Catalyst, open and run a project, and add states and edit them in Illustrator. You'll also learn to create basic components including buttons, a checkbox and a radio button.
Chapter 1: PROJECT BASICS   (9 min)
1.Preparing Artwork for Flash Catalyst
2.Opening a New Project & Running Projects
3.Adding States & Editing Them in Illustrator®

Chapter 2: WORKING WITH BITMAPS   (27 min)
1.Importing & Cropping
2.Making Selections
3.Adjusting Color
4.Using the Rubber Stamp Tool
5.Using the Blur Tool & History Panel
6.Transforming & Positioning an Image

Chapter 3: CREATING VECTOR IMAGES   (23 min)
1.Using Rulers, Guides & Grids
2.Selecting Colors & Swatches
3.Drawing a Shape & Adding a Gradient
4.Using the Ellipse Tool
5.Using the Freeform & Subselection Tools to Distort Shapes
6.Using the Line Tool & Applying Patterns & Textures
7.Applying Filters & Working with Styles

Chapter 4: WORKING WITH TEXT   (15 min)
1.Creating & Formatting Text
2.Using Placeholder Text & Importing Text
3.Using the Find and Replace & Check Spelling Commands

Chapter 5: WORKING WITH LAYERS   (20 min)
1.Introducing the Layers Panel
2.Adding & Deleting Layers & Sub Layers
3.Showing, Hiding & Locking Layers
4.Renaming, Organizing & Changing Stacking Order
5.Single Layer Editing & Flattening Layers

Chapter 6: ADVANCED METHODS & FEATURES   (18 min)
1.Combining Paths
2.Changing Opacity & Blend Modes
3.Creating & Applying Commands
4.Attaching Text to a Path

Chapter 7: CREATING INTERACTIVE BUTTONS   (24 min)
1.Using Rulers to Determine Button Size
2.Creating & Aligning a Button
3.Stylizing a Button
4.Setting Button States
5.Creating Multiple Buttons
6.Naming, Linking & Testing Buttons

Chapter 8: CREATING SLICES & HOTSPOTS   (17 min)
1.Creating a Hotspot
2.Naming & Linking Hotspots
3.Inserting Slices Based on Selections
4.Using the Slice Tools, Testing & Previewing

Chapter 9: OPTIMIZING FOR EXPORT   (30 min)
1.Introducing the Optimize Panel
2.Choosing a File Format & Settings
3.Comparing JPEG Optimization Settings
4.Optimizing a GIF & Saving a Preset
5.Exporting Your File & Viewing It in Dreamweaver®

Chapter 10: CREATING GIF ANIMATIONS   (20 min)
1.Intro to Animation & the States Panel
2.Using the Share Layer To States & Animate Selection Commands
3.Symbols, Adding a Still Text State & Onion Skinning
4.Frame-by-Frame Animation
5.Adjusting the Timing, Looping & Exporting

Chapter 11: FIREWORKS INTEGRATION WORKFLOW   (22 min)
1.Using Library Items in Dreamweaver
2.Exporting a SWF & Editing It in Flash®
3.Editing Layers in Photoshop®
4.Editing Vector Graphics in Illustrator®
5.Credits

  • Length of Subscription: 12 Months Online On-Demand Access
  • Running Time: 0.4 Hours
  • Platform: Windows & MAC OS
  • Level: Beginner to Intermediate
  • Project Files: Included

Learn anytime, anywhere, at home or on the go.

Stream your training via the internet, or download to your computer and supported mobile device, including iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch and most Android devices.


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