Introduction to layers

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Introduction to layers

  1. 1. Introduction to LayersLayers are like transparent sheets of acetatestacked on top of each other. Layers help you organize the artwork in your document. Youcan draw and edit objects on one layer without affecting objects or another layer.
  2. 2. When you create a new Flash document, it contains one layer. You can add morelayers to organize the artwork, animationand other elements in your document. The number of layers is limited by your computer’s memory.
  3. 3. Layers do not increase your file size of your published movie. You can hide, lock andrearrange layers. You can also organize and manage layers by creating folders placing layers in them. You can expand or collapselayers in the Timeline without affecting what you see on the Stage.
  4. 4. It’s a good idea to use separate layers orfolders for sound files, actions, frame labelsand frame comments. This helps you to findthese items quickly when you need to edit an item.
  5. 5. Layers Lock/Unlock layers Show/Hide layers Show all layers as outline Delete layer Insert layer folder buttonInsert new layer button
  6. 6. Creating New Layer Choose Insert Layer. Right-click a layer name in the Timeline and choose Insert Layer from the context menu.
  7. 7. Creating New Folder Select a Layer in the Timeline, then choose Insert Layer Folder. Right-click a layer name in the Timeline, then choose Insert Folder from the context menu. The new Folder appears above the layer you selected.
  8. 8. Naming Layers Double-click the name of a layer or folder then enter a new name.
  9. 9. Naming Layers Right-click the name of a layer or folder and choose Properties from the context menu. Enter the new name in the Name text box then click Ok.
  10. 10. Naming Layers Select the layer or folder in the Timeline and choose Modify Layer. In the Layer Properties dialog box, enter the new name in the Name text box then click OK.
  11. 11. Hiding and Showing Layers Click the eye icon to hide all the layers and folders. Click it again to show all layers and folders.
  12. 12. Hiding and Showing Layers Drag through the Eye column to show or hide multiple layers.
  13. 13. Hiding and Showing Layers Alt-click in the Eye column to the right of a layer name to hide all other layers. Alt- click it again to show all layers.
  14. 14. Viewing Layer as an Outline Click the outline icon to display objects on all layers as outlines. Click it again to turn off outline display on all layers.
  15. 15. Viewing Layer as an Outline Click in the Outline column to the right of the layer’s name to display all objects on that layer as an outlines. Click it again to turn off outline display.
  16. 16. Viewing Layer as an Outline Alt-click in the Outline column to the right of a layer’s name to display objects on all other layers as outlines. Alt-click or Option-click in it again to turn off outline display for all layers.
  17. 17. Locking and Unlocking Layers Click in the Lock column to the right of the name of a layer or folder to lock it. Click in the Lock column again to unlock the layer or folder.
  18. 18. Locking and Unlocking Layers Click the padlock icon to lock all layers and folders. Click it again to unlock all layers.
  19. 19. Locking and Unlocking Layers Drag through the Lock column to lock or unlock multiple layers or folders.
  20. 20. Locking and Unlocking Layers Alt-click in the Lock column to the right of a layer or folder name to lock all other layers or folders. Alt-click or Option-click in the Lock column again to unlock all layers or folders.
  21. 21. Changing Orders of Layers Select the Layer that you want to change the order then drag it to the next position.
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