Flash Catalyst will import any comp you make, up to 40 MB, with an object count limit of 6,500 paths. However, once your Illustrator file is imported into Flash Catalyst, the goal is to make an interactive project that will ultimately be published to Flash Player or Adobe AIR. You can take steps in Illustrator to put the project on a path to delivering an application that loads quickly and performs well. It is much better to start thinking about performance early than to defer all efforts at optimizing for performance until later in the workflow.
Optimize images and other raster content Try to use images that are 72 ppi. If you’re not sure whether your file contains bitmaps that are inappropriately sized, Illustrator has a tool that can help. Flash and ActionScript Tutorials. Flash Catalyst Tutorial 101 – Creating an interactive video gallery (quickly!) without writing any code. Adapt.js - Adaptive CSS. Build a Fluid Website Layout with Flash. Twice a month, we revisit some of our readers’ favorite posts from throughout the history of Activetuts+.
This tutorial was first published in July, 2009. A fluid web layout uses 100% width (and height) of the browser, floating all the contained elements into certain positions. This is opposed to fix-width layout where contents remain fixed no matter what the browser size is. This technique is popular in HTML/CSS websites, but this tut will show you how to create a similar fluid layout effect in Flash. Every element will reposition itself with ease animation when the browser resizes. Introduction During the following steps we'll create ActionScript 3 classes which make our flash website fluid. The ActionScript classes created in this tutorial can be easily reused in different projects.
Step 1: Background Information As shown in the image below, all the elements which float according to the browser size will be referred to as "fluid objects". Step 2: Fluid Object Coordinates Open website.fla. The Square Grid - A simple CSS framework for designers and developers. The 1140px Grid · Fluid down to mobile. Formalize CSS - Teach your forms some manners! Creating Intrinsic Ratios for Video. Did you ever want to resize a video on the fly, scaling it as you would an image?
Using intrinsic ratios for video, you can. This technique allows browsers to determine video dimensions based on the width of their containing block. Article Continues Below With intrinsic dimensions, a new width triggers a new height calculation, allowing videos to resize and giving them the ability to scale the same way images do. See example one. The concept#section1 The idea is to create a box with the proper ratio (4:3, 16:9, etc.), then make the video inside that box stretch to fit the dimensions of the box. Snowcat ALL FILES Package - Flash Components. X-Treme RSS / XML News Ticker - Flash Components. RSS News Ticker / XML News Ticker / AutoScroll News Ticker * Fully customizable XML driven content * Unlimited number of news items support * Both horizontal / vertical orientation support * Adjustable text scrolling direction and speed.
X-Treme Banner Rotator XML AS3 - Flash Components. This product is included in ALL FILES PACKAGE: XML Image Banner Rotator / XML Banner Photo Gallery / XML Banner SlideShow Opens with Flash CS3, Flash CS4, Flash CS5 or higher ( ActionScript 3.0 / AS3 ).
Readme file and comments inside the xml file included in the package. NOTE: If you need to integrate the banner rotator with WordPress download the plugin and follow the instructions to install it. Check out the new Special Transition Templates: Clean 2 Level Menu with Deeplinking AS3 01 - Flash Components. Clean 2 Level Menu with Deeplinking An important component for your website.
Control the contents of your website or even send gotoAndPlay or gotoAndStop commands to the main timeline. Load swfs as your modules or redirect the users to another location. Resizeable and very easy to use! IMPORTANT NOTES: - close the black bar on top the preview page (if any) to let the menu make use of the deep linking feature- use the support forum for posting questions This is a 2 level menu with deeplinking and autohide. You can add/remove menu items or submenu items by simply modifying the xml file. Settings you will find in the xml file:- positioning: up or down- deeplinking addresses and windows titles for each item- set the click action: gotoAndStop, gotoAndPlay, loadSwf or link- menu items height, text fields' colors (roll out, roll over and selected state)- default selected item The code is commented and the help file is provided in the package. Enjoy this new release from Flashtory ! Menus Galleries. FT ALL FILES PACKAGE - Flash Components.
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