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ActionScript® 3.0 for Adobe® Flash® CS4 Professional Classroom in a Book® by Adobe Creative Team

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Chapter 4. Creating ActionScript in External Files

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In this lesson, you will learn to do the following:

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Create an ActionScript file using the tools in Flash CS4.

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Create an ActionScript class that extends the MovieClip class.

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Create a constructor function.

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Add methods and properties to a class file.

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Define parameters for class methods.

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Use ActionScript code to create vector shapes.

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Use code to create instances of a custom class file in the Flash timeline.

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Use the MOUSE_MOVE event.

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Turn off an event listener.

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