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Macromedia Director 8 Tutorial


Macromedia Director 8 enables you to develop magnetic destination content and interactive media on the Web, CDs and DVDs and corporate Intranets. Build dazzling 3D entertainment, interactive product demonstrations and online learning applications. Director 8 unleashes your creativity by providing you with the tools that allow you to combine graphics, sound, animation, text, and video into compelling content that will grab your audience. Let author Scott Doucet give you the knowledge necessary to use these tools. He will make it so much easier for you to create, import, animate, and control media. You can begin learning with Virtual Training Company's tutorial now by clicking one of the subjects below.

Introduction to Director 8

New in Director 8
Differences Between the PC and the Mac
Director Help

Director Workspace

Director Workspace
Director Windows
Preferences
The Cast
The Score
The Stage
Property Inspector
Sprites and the Score
Selecting Frames
Markers
Find and Replace
Using save and Save and Compact
Tool Palette

Cast and Cast Members

Cast Members
Creating Cast Members
Cast Member Types
Organizing Cast Members
Cast Member preferences
Finding Cast Members
Libraries

Sprites

Sprites
Creating Sprites
Sprite Properties
Sprites and Frames
Positioning Sprites
Selecting Sprites
Blends and Inks

Behaviors

Behavior Liary
Behavior Inspector
Rollover Behavior
Radio Button Behaviors
Animated Behaviors
Script Window
Events and Actions

Lingo & Scripts

Lingo Fundamentals 1
Lingo Fundamentals 2
Handlers and Functions
If-Then Statements
Global Variables
Lists
Script Types
Script Execution Priority
Watcher and Debugger

Text and Fields

Text
Creating Text Cast Members
Field Text and Menus
Text Window
Embedding Fonts

Audio and Digital Movies

Audio
QuickTime
AVI Movies

Flash

Flash Movies
Flash and Director

Navigation

Basic Navigation
Mouse Events

Memory Management

Memory Management
Memory Management-Sprites

Movies in a Window

MIAW

Tweening & Animation

Tweening
Tweening Options
Frame by Frame Animation
Step Recording
Realtime Recording
Film Loops

Paint and Vector Graphics

Paint Window
Paint Tools
Registration Points
Colors
Gradients
Patterns and Fills
Paint Effects
Paint Ink Effects
Onion Skinning
Vector Shape Window
Vector Shape Tools
Animated Gif
Vector vs. Bitmap Images

Tempo, Transition and Palette Channels

Color Palettes Part 1
Color Palettes Part 2
Tempo Channel
Transitions

Shockwave Movies

Shockwave Movies Overview
Shockwave Publish Settings
Movie Playback Options

Export

Distribution Formats
Creating Projectors
Exporting Movies
Updating Movies
Xtras

Credits

About the Author


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