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Author: Kirupa Chinnathambi | Website: http://www.kirupa.com

How to import

We'll first start of with learning how to Import Movie clips and Export them as a series of images. 

  1. Launch Flash 5 and go to Modify > Movie. Set the Movie's width and height to 200 x 240 respectively. Then import the QuickTime movie by clicking on File > Import. Browse to the folder where you have the "Sample.mov" on and Import it by pressing the "Open button". See image below:

  1. Once you have imported the movie, place it in the drawing area as perfectly as possible. Use the Info panel to help you in making the movie fit snugly in.
  2. Now you should see the movie in the Drawing area. Now here comes the easy but confusing part; keep adding blank frames (F5 Or Right Click > Insert Frame) on the first layer until you see a big "X" on the movie clip. If you're FPS is set to 12, then the you should see the "X" on after Frame 37. See image below:

» Level Intermediate

Added: 2001-02-05
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My name is Kirupa Chinnathambi...hence the name kirupa.com. I'm the founder, webmaster, designer, lead tester, editor, content creator, creative director, animator, sound guru, flashguy, server maintenance, support staff, janitor, and a billion other responsibilities that will creep up on a site as successful as Kirupa.com.
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