Preview Mode

Preview Mode

Flash CS4 Tutorial


How to View Flash Layer Objects Using the Preview Modes



Preview mode is used to toggle between a full render preview or a series of bounding boxes. You can toggle individual layers between preview modes or set the preview mode globally.


Step One

Open a new document and add a second layer. Name the upper layer Top and the lower one Bottom.

Step Two

Using the drawing tools, add objects to each of the layers.

Step Three

Click the preview box for the Top layer to view your shapes in bounding box mode.

Step Four

Click the preview box a second time an the objects reappear.

Step Five

Choose View > Preview Mode > Outlines. All objects on both layers are converted to outlines.

Step Six

Choose View > Preview Mode > Anti-Alias Text. The objects reappear.

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