Chapter 16. Creating Graphics: Apply Graphic Filters and Blends (Flash Professional Only)
This tutorial guides you through the process of creating eye-catching graphic effects using some of the authoring features in Macromedia Flash Professional 8 (Filters are not available in Flash Basic). By using the graphic filters and blend modes available in Flash, you can transform ordinary graphic objects into much more visually compelling content.
A graphic filter is a method that processes the pixels of a graphic object to produce a specific effect. For example, you can apply a blur filter to an object to make its edges appear softer, or you can apply a drop shadow filter to an object to make it appear with a shadow behind it.
A blend mode is a method ...