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Flash 101 (part 3): Bouncing Around
Use Flash's powerful tweening tools to create slick animation clips with minimal time and effort.

| A Tint Of Scarlet |

How about something a little more complex? Go back to frame #10, right-click the ellipse, and choose the Scale option. Modify the ellipse by pulling the scaling handles until you have something that looks like this:

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Play the clip again - your ellipse should change shape while its moving across the Stage.


Let's add a little colour shift as well, shall we? With the instance in frame #10 still selected, pop open the Window -> Panels -> Effect dialog, and choose "Tint" from the drop-down menu. Pick a tint colour - the fill colour of the flattened ellipse in frame #10 should immediately change to the selected colour.

Output image

When you play the clip, your ellipse will not only change shape, but colour too.


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