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The toolbar provides shortcuts to commonly used options on the main menu.

New Movie
Creates a new Swish Movie.

Open Movie
Opens a SWI (Swish Movie) file. Note: Swish cannot open FLA files becuase it is not a public format.

Save Movie
Saves the current Swish Movie. If it is a new movie, Swish will ask you for a name. There is no need to type in the .swi extension.

Insert Scene
Adds a new scene to the end of the Swish Movie.


Insert Text
Adds a new Text Object to the center of the current Scene. The new Text Object will be created with the default text "Text" and the current font, size, style and color on the Text Tab. The new Text Object will be placed at the top of the stacking order.

Move Object Up
Moves the currently selected object up one layer in the stacking order.

Move Object Down
Moves the currently selected object down one layer in the stacking order.

Delete Scene/Object
If no object is selected in the scene, the scene is deleted, other wise the selected object is deleted.

Play Movie
Plays the current Movie in the View Window.


Play Scene
Plays the current Scene in the View Window.

Stop Movie
Stops whatever movie is play and returns the View Window to edit mode.

Export to SWF
Exports the current Swish Movie to a SWF file. If you are using the unregistered version, the text will be scrambled. You can import the text into Flash by choosing File:Import and selecting Files of Type: Flash Player (*.swf, *.spl) on the Flash Import dialog. See Importing a Swish Movie into Flash.

Test in Browser
Creates temporary HTML and SWF files, launches the default browser, and plays the current Swish Movie in the browser.

Note: You must have at least one browser associated with .HTML files.

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Added: 2000-04-26
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