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Using Masks for Special Effects in Flash CS3
Many of the great Flash special effects are created with a simple masking technique. One example of this technique that is commonly seen is the spotlight effect. In this tutorial, we will create this effect.

Button Behaviors in AS 2.0 and 3.0
With the upgrade to ActionScript 3 in Flash CS3, I thought that it would be useful to program a button using both AS2 and AS3, so that you can see the changes necessary for ActionScript 3.

Button Behaviors in AS 2.0 and 3.0 - 2
With the upgrade to ActionScript 3 in Flash CS3, I thought that it would be useful to program a button using both AS2 and AS3, so that you can see the changes necessary for ActionScript 3.

Object Along A Path In Flash CS3
If you want an object to move in a loop, swirl or just fly around, you can do this with a special type of Motion Tween which uses a Motion Guide to control the direction of the animated object. In this tutorial, you will learn how to do this in Flash CS3.

Object Along A Path In Flash CS3 - 2
If you want an object to move in a loop, swirl or just fly around, you can do this with a special type of Motion Tween which uses a Motion Guide to control the direction of the animated object. In this tutorial, you will learn how to do this in Flash CS3.

Naming Variables Rules for ActionScript
In this tutorial, you will learn some rules for naming your variables as well as some basic syntax rules for ActionScript.

ActionScript 3 and Flash CS3 Professional
With this newest upgrade of Flash CS3 Professional, the Flash ActionScript scripting language has grown up into a full-fledged programming language. Let's start with the basics.

Animating Flash CS3 Filters Inside a Movie Clip
Flash has several nice filters such as Drop Shadow, Blur, Glow, Bevel, Gradient Glow, Gradient Bevel and Adjust Color. We will animate the Adjust Color filter to make a globe appear to change colors. The animation is a simple Motion Tween which can be applied to any movie clip.

Add a Tooltip to a Button in Flash CS3 Pro
In this tutorial, we will add a tooltip to an invisible button. Tooltips tell your site visitors the purpose of a button. Your button does not need to be an invisible button for you to add a tooltip.

Invisible Button in Flash Prof CS3
In this tutorial, we will add an invisible button to our Flash website. Invisible buttons are easy to make in Flash because there are no visible characteristics to add to the button states. You need only to designate the clickable area for the button in the Hit frame of the buttonĀ“s Timeline.

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