Adobe Flash: New User (In-House)

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Adobe Flash: New User (In-House)

This Course is designed to teach delegates how to create and manipulate a wide variety of objects ranging from simple graphic designs to complex animation sequences using the Adobe Flash

Suitability - Who should attend?

This course is intended for designers and developers who are new to Flash and want to learn how to use the application to create movies and animations


Delegates should have a good level of PC and windows skills, the web and its terminologies but do not need prior experience with Adobe Flash

Training Course Content

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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25 years' experience of delivering quality IT Training Services

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Public and in-house training throughout the UK


This training course will be delivered in the form of a closed course at your company's premises and can be custom tailored to meet the needs and requirements of your particular organisation.

SquareOne can come to you no matter where you are based throughout the UK or Europe. The cost of this training course is available upon request, please call us on 0151 650 6907.

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