Chapter 2. Design the Layout of Your Stage

Our first task in Web site development is to design the visual framework within which all of our content will be presented. Think of it as dressing the set of your movie: providing the backdrop, defining different regions, and making it visually attractive. Along the way we’ll learn how to use many of Flash’s most basic functions. The following are some of the tasks we’ll cover:

Design the Layout of Your Stage

Set Up Guides

Using guides in your file helps you define areas of your Stage and eases placement of objects. Let’s add some guides before we begin drawing our background. To ensure correct placement of the guides, we use the Info ...

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