Flash CS3 Tutorial


How to Scale, Rotate and Move Flash Object Over Time



This effect allows you to quickly animate position, scale, rotation, and alpha.


Step One

Add a rectangular object to the workspace with the Rectangle tool (r key).

Step Two

With the rectangle selected, choose Insert > Timeline Effects > Transform/Transition > Transform.

Step Three

In the dialog box, input values for the Effect Duration, Move to Position and Change Position by.

Step Four

Click the Update Preview button to see the changes before committing to a layout.

Step Five

You can also change the Scale and Rotation or Spin settings.

Step Six

To adjust the transparency, vary the Final Alpha values. Motion Ease settings can also be altered.

Step Seven

Once you are satisfied, click OK. A new graphic symbol is added to the workspace.

Modifying Transform Effect

Once you have created the Transform Effect you can open and modify the effect settings by choosing Modify > Timeline Effects > Edit Effect.