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Director QuickStart for Flash users: Part 2
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This Director QuickStart is for advanced Flash users interested in learning more about the capabilities of Director including how to integrate their existing Flash content into Director projects.

The QuickStart article is organized into two parts that can be used separately or together. You can download a PDF file of the entire Director QuickStart for Flash users (Parts 1 and 2) using the following links:

Download the Windows file quickstart_flashusers.zip (488K)
Download the Macintosh file quickstart_flashusers.sea.hqx (648K)

The Director QuickStart for Flash users Part 1 introduced you to the Director user interface elements and compared them to the Flash user interface. The instructions in Part 2 of the Director QuickStart for Flash users assumes that you are familiar with the concepts explained in the Director QuickStart for Flash users Part 1.

Part 2 of the QuickStart contains instructions for creating animation and user interaction in Director, and then explains how to use a button controller created in Flash to control media in a Director movie. You can download the example files (videoControl.fla and flashController.dir) for creating a Flash button controller in a Director movie using the following links.

Download the Windows file flash_media_controller.zip (192K)
Download the Macintosh file flash_media_controller.sea.hqx (352K)

The Director QuickStart for Flash users Part 2 covers the following topics:

Creating animation
Creating film loops
Creating navigation
Using a Flash button controller to control media in Director
Examining the flashController.dir movie
Creating the button controller in Flash
Using the Flash controller in a Director movie


Marcelle Taylor

Marcelle Taylor is a Senior Technical Writer for Macromedia. She writes user and reference documentation for Director and Flash.


06/15/01

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