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Macromedia Director MX 2004 for Windows and Macintosh: Visual QuickStart Guide

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Macromedia Director MX 2004 for Windows and Macintosh: Visual QuickStart Guide


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  • Copyright 2004
  • Dimensions: 7 X 9
  • Pages: 608
  • Edition: 1st
  • Book
  • ISBN-10: 0-321-24667-5
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-321-24667-7

A quick, clear, visual introduction to using Macromedia Director MX 2004.

  • Completely revised and updated for Macromedia Director MX 2004-with a new chapter on using JavaScript in Director.
  • Quickly gets readers up-to-speed on all of the product's new features, including JavaScript support, cross-platform publishing, Flash MX 2004 integration, Windows Media support, and DVD-Video capabilities.
  • More than 390 million Web users have already installed Macromedia Shockwave Player-the software used to play Macromedia Director MX 2004 projects.

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Table of Contents


 1: Director Basics.

 2: Assembling Casts.

 3: Building a Score.

 4: Animating Sprites.

 5: Playing and Refining Movies.

 6: Using Paint Tools.

 7: Drawing Vector Shapes.

 8: Compositing Images.

 9: Working on the Stage.

10: Adding Digital Video.

11: Using Flash Movies in Director.

12: Adding Text.

13: Adding Sound.

14: Adding Behaviors.

15: Scripting with Lingo.

16: Scripting with JavaScript.

17: Creating a Projector.

18: Making Movies for the Web.

19: Shockwave 3D.

20: Using Xtras.

21: Accessibility.

Appendix A: Numeric Keypad Shortcuts.

Appendix B: Keyboard Shortcuts.



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