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macromedia Dreamweaver 8 by Khristine Annwn Page

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Adding Flash Buttons

You can achieve special effects by using Flash objects such as text, buttons and movies. Because Flash graphics are vector-based, their file sizes can be very small, which helps them load more quickly than the equivalent graphic files in the user’s browser. Similar to Flash text, you do not need to have Flash to create Flash buttons—you can develop them directly in Dreamweaver.

Flash buttons have several states, depending on the position of the pointer and whether the mouse button has been clicked. The first state is the appearance of the button when the pointer is not on it. The second state occurs when the pointer is on the button, but the mouse button has not been clicked. The third state occurs when the pointer is on ...

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