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How to Cheat in Adobe Flash CS4 by Chris Georgenes

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3D Position and View

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O ONE OF THE MOST REQUESTED features from animators over the years has been the addition of a camera in Flash. Having the ability to build scenes involving a background, midground and foreground has always been a part of the production process. With a camera comes the ability to zoom and pan easily through a scene, requiring the movement of only one single object (the camera) instead of simulating a camera by moving all the contents around the stage.

Cameras only work in 3D environments and Flash, up until now, has never supported 3D except for ActionScript-generated 3D engines. But if you are like me, that level of ActionScript ...

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