Change Colors of Symbols in Flash CS3
We can change the color of a symbol by using the "Advanced" Color option in the Properties window.
Continuing with the tutorial let us make the train now.
- Make a new layer.
- This should be the top-most layer so that it appears right in front.
- We can reuse the rectangle, oval and line symbols to create the train by resizing them and changing their color.
- Drag the rectangle symbol from the Library onto the stage. This will create a new instance of the symbol.
- Resize it using the “Free Transform” tool.
Change the Color of the Reused Symbol
To change the color of this instance of the "rectangle" symbol:
- Select it
- In the Properties palette, select “Advanced” from the “Color” options dropdown.
- Click the “Settings” button next to it.
- Play around with RGB values till you are happy with the color.
- Reuse the “rectangle” symbol to make the chimney and other parts of the train as well.
- Step 1: Create a new Flash CS3 document
- Step 2: Add text
- Step 3: Graphic Symbols
- Step 4: Layers
- Step 5: Draw Shapes (Rectangle)
- Step 6: Draw Shapes (Oval)
- Step 7: Draw Lines
- Step 8: Reuse Symbols
- Step 9: Resize and Rotate objects
- Step 10: Paste in Place
- Step 11: Align
- Step 12: Change colors of symbols
- Step 13: Transform Options
- Step 14: Movie Clip Symbols
- Step 15: Keyframes
- Step 16: Motion Tweens
- Step 17: Lock Layers
- Step 18. Import an Image
- Step 19: Publish the Flash file
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