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  • Once you have added all the images onto the keyframe in a way that actually animates. The images have to follow the numerical order. In other words, you cannot skip around in choosing which image to use or not use. You have to follow the same consecutive pattern in setting the images in a series on your timeline. Once you have done all that, your movie should look like my image below: (Make sure to remove any extraneous blank keyframes after you are done pasting all of the images) 

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    1. Now, you're done with the movie symbol you created at the beginning of this section. Click on the "Scene 1" icon on your top-left to be taken back to the main page. To add this movie to your main scene, go back to the library and drag the movie clip that you named onto the main timeline. You should see the first keyframe of the movie only. See image below:

    1. That is all there is to importing, exporting, re-importing, and using a movie clip in Flash 5. You can now use that movie clip in your animations as you would any regular movie clip. You can go back to the library and try to optimize the images more by right clicking on them and choosing Properties. 
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    My name is Kirupa Chinnathambi...hence the name 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
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