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Using the Fireworks MX Import Xtra to export to Director MX
Tutorial that provides step-by-step instructions for using the Fireworks Import Xtra to get your Fireworks graphics in Director. The Fireworks Import Xtra for Director MX adds options in Fireworks for exporting your layers, slices and rollovers as fully functional cast members that can then be easily inserted into Director MX. Rollover behaviors from Fireworks MX are converted to Lingo, and layers are converted to individual cast members.

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Flash

Tutorials and Articles

Using Macromedia Flash and Director together
This 5 minute presentation gives you an overview of how you can integrate Macromedia Flash content in Director. It also describes some of the similarities between the products including their use of a stage, timeline, object oriented scripting language, and a common user interface.

Publishing Video with DMX and Flash Communication Server
Using Lingo and Flash ActionScript objects in Director MX, you can publish and receive live video via Flash Communication Server MX. This example shows you the specific steps required to harness the power of Flash Communication Server MX in Director.

Director QuickStart for Flash users: Part 1
This Director QuickStart is for advanced Flash users interested in learning more about the capabilities of Director and how to integrate their existing Flash content into Director projects. Part 1 of the QuickStart tours the Director user interface referencing Flash elements and procedures using Flash terminology as much as possible.

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

Using Flash 5 cast members in Director 8.5 movies
This article discusses how to use Flash 5 cast members in Director 8.5, including using the new Lingo terms for working with Flash cast members - call, tellTarget, endTellTarget, and print.

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Director 11.5
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