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Creating Advanced Motion Presets in Flash with JSFL


During this screencast we're going to look at using Flash's JSFL scripting language, taking a complex set of tweens and turning them into a reusable motion preset.

What’s Covered?

Brief Intro to JSFL

Access the Help Documents

  • Downloading a PDF

The New Motion Object API

Copying Motion XML from a Tween

  • Understanding the XML data

Building the Script

  • Accessing a selection
  • Breaking apart text
  • Creating movie clips, manipulating the library & manipulating frames
  • Adjusting the tween XML
  • Applying the tween(s)

Improving the Script

  • Adding conditionals, adding user feedback & adding a dialog

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Further JSFL Resources

Other JSFL tuts on Activetuts+

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