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Creating a Web Site with Flash CS3 Professional: Visual QuickProject Guide by David Morris

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5. Use the Timeline to Organize Your Site

As you’ve probably guessed, the Timeline is used for animation in your Flash movie. But it also serves other purposes.

A frame can represent not only a fluid moment in an animation as an object slides across the Stage, but also a static point to which we navigate within our movie. In Flash development we use frames for animation, as reference points, and as organizational tools to ease development.

In this chapter, we learn the basics of working with different types of frames, naming frames for easy reference, and controlling frame playback. We’ll learn to:

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We’ve established the framework ...

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