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Author: Adrienne Rodgers | Website: http://www.sixfootcreative.com

Saving poser animation as .swf


You're now ready to export the animation as a .swf. Go to Animation: Make Movie. A dialog box will appear.

1.) Select Macromedia Flash from the drop down menu labeled "Sequence Type". In order to keep the file size low, I've chosen to reduce the size of the original file by 1/4 by going to the drop down menu titled Resolution and choosing "Quarter". Choose "Full" if you'd prefer to retain its original size.

2.) Click the Flash Settings button. Here, set your color number to 4. Deselect all checkboxes (Overlap Colors, Inner and Outer lines).

The number of colors in the exported file effects the file size. In otherwords, fewer colors result in lower file size. Choosing 1 color will create a silhouette effect.
The Overlap Colors option will make the file size higher although it makes the quality slightly better. So, if file size isn't an issue, activate the Overlap Colors option.

3.) Select OK on both dialog windows and your file should start to export.
After naming your .swf file, it would be a good idea to also save your Poser file for future alterations.

» Level Intermediate

Added: 2002-03-01
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Adrienne Rodgers, Freelance designer/programmer. San Francisco, CA
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