Before we start constructing our menu in Flash, we first need to create our buttons and button cover in a graphics package. It can be constructed just as easily within Flash, but I have chosen a 3rd party graphics package to give the graphics a bit more depth...in this case I have used Fireworks 3 (as it is a macromedia product and integrates seamlessly with Flash and Dreamweaver), but any of the good graphics packages (PaintShop Pro, PhotoShop, PhotoSuite. etc) will perform just as well.
PaintShop Pro provides a simple 'buttonize' effect if you don't want to spend too long on the graphics.
Cover Size: 194 x 175 pixels
Button Size: 191 x 44 pixels
Note: These dimensions are not set in stone!
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