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Author: Mark Hopgood | Website: http://www.plasmanet-uk.com

PlasmaNet tutorial - creating an easy edit slide for Flash developers and Flash designers

Basic Slide construction - flash based form

(c)Mark Hopgood, PlasmaNet UK Ltd 2005


Introduction

PlasmaNet (www.PlasmaNet-uk.com) is browser based software which broadcasts tv and info channels over any network including the internet. PlasmaNet can be used for creating advertising channels or displaying information in public places, receptions or even corporate desktops. PlasmaNet is used by companies such as BP, PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Sony Style, Toys R Us and Coca Cola in their corporate communications.

The essence of PlasmaNet is that you can control screens of information from a central point and use popular tools to create content, such as flash, windows media, powerpoint and jpg.
A slide is a basic PlasmaNet component and EasyEdit (r) templates are the exclusive name given to editable slide templates. EasyEdit templates allow you to create slides that anyone can edit, provided they have a browser and flash player installed (99% of the people on the web!)

This tutorial covers the creation of a Flash basic EasyEdit slide for use in plasmanet.
Other tutorials are available which cover creation of flash based EasyEdit templates in KoolMoves and html based rich text editing in Flash - stay tuned at flashkit for these.
For further information visit www.plasmanet-uk.com

Requirements


This tutorial is appropriate for Flash v5, MX and MX pro
You may download an example in the following formats
Flash5, MX - http:/www2./plasmanet-uk.com/plasmanet/tutorials/design/PlasmaNetBasic_v5.zip
Flash Pro - http:/www2./plasmanet-uk.com/plasmanet/tutorials/design/PlasmaNetBasic.zip


Options

In order to test your PlasmaNet slide, you may request a free designer edition of PlasmaNet at the following link:
http://app.plasmanet-uk.com/plasmanet/hosted/dev/WWWM-6FXGJL.nsf/templates/registration

You may see the example slides in action at the following links
Flash 5/MX - http://app.plasmanet-uk.com/plasmanet/hosted/dev/WWWM-6FXGJL.nsf/templates/PlasmaNetBasic_v5
Flash Pro - http://app.plasmanet-uk.com/plasmanet/hosted/dev/WWWM-6FXGJL.nsf/templates/PlasmaNetBasic

An examples page, showing other PlasmaNet templates is available at
http://ww2.plasmanet-uk.com/plasmanet/tutorials/


Next - step 1 - the construction of an EasyEdit(r) template

» Level Basic

Added: 2005-11-23
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Mark Hopgood is the head developer at PlasmaNet with experience of flash / database integration since flash v 4.
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