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Download Macromedia Director MX 2004: Training from the Source by Dave Mennenoh PDF

By Dave Mennenoh

Now that Director helps JavaScript and DVD-Video, it really is challenging to come back up with a cause to not use it for your whole interactive web pages production wishes. purchase this ebook, and also you quickly could be! during this quantity (which is predicated at the curriculum hired through Macromedia's approved trainers), veteran writer David Mennenoh makes use of a chain of project-based, hands-on tutorials to introduce you to each point of interactive content material construction with Director MX 2004. As you're employed your method throughout the book's 4 significant initiatives - a portfolio presentation, a coaching log (which employs an interactive calendar), a 2nd video game, and a 3D puzzle online game - you will conceal subject matters starting from establishing the interface to getting interactive, including video, utilizing MIAWs, packaging your tasks for distribution, developing online game resources, generating types, and extra. additionally coated are all of Director MX 2004's most modern beneficial properties: cross-platform publishing, Flash MX 2004 integration, and extra. A better half CD contains the lesson documents and media you have to to accomplish the book's tasks.

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From the top menu choose Edit > Preferences > General The General Preferences dialog appears. Note This is the only Preferences dialog that you can access using a hot key: Ctrl+U in Windows machines, or Command+U on the Mac. Within this dialog, set your name and company name, if you have one. This information is stored in the Director file in two different locations. There is both a Created by, and a Modified by, and where this information is stored depends on which part you play. The information appears at the very bottom of the Property inspector.

The next step is to place the other piece of the background over the sprite you just created. This image is cast member 2, interface_alpha. It contains a cut-out middle section that will serve as a space to place the portfolio images. You'll animate "curtains" that will reveal these images later on in the lesson. [View full size image] 56 57 2. Drag cast member 2 (interface_alpha) from the cast and drop it into channel 8 of the Score. Your Score now contains sprites in channels 1 and 8. You placed the second sprite in channel 8 because you'll be placing other sprites behind this interface element.

Right now, the curtains open immediately when the movie is played, but that's not what they're supposed to do. We want them to stay closed until one of the project buttons is clicked. The curtains will then open, revealing the portfolio pieces. In the next section you'll create the buttons (and the Lingo) to jump to the sections you are making now. You already know that each frame of your movie can be different, and that you can place sprites on any range of frames. That should give you an idea of how you'd create different movie sections.

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