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  • Flash 4

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  • Flash MX

    22 59.46%
  • Flash MX 2004 Standard

    2 5.41%
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    10 27.03%
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Thread: You and Flash

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    You and Flash

    So this post is just to see how many have gotten onto Flash MX 2004 Standard/Professional and to see whos been sticking with the earlier versions.

    You can use the polls and also post what version your using

    I'm using Flash MX, although I would like to start using Flash MX 2004 Pro I'm still trying to catch up with MX so it'll be a while till I move on...

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    Things upgrade too quickly
    i'd be happy with flash mx for atleast another 5 years.

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    What little Flash I use (usually for editing existing movies at work) is the MX (2002) version.

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    I'm using Flash MX too - I've just about got my head around Actionscript without having to worry about Actionscript 2.0 yet!

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    Hello

    Things upgrade too quickly
    i'd be happy with flash mx for atleast another 5 years.
    I agree I just started getting the hang of Flash with MX ( I had never seen flash prior to that) Then all the sudden they come out with the new versions.

    I still have not spent much time with MX 2004 pro yet. played around with the trial a bit, but have not spent the money for it yet.

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    Yeah - I was kind of peeved off at such a quick upgrade too ... especially when you consider that not everybody upgrades straight away. I'd hardly been using Flash MX at all when MX2004 suddenly arrived!

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    hmm, seems like I am the first user of MX 2004 Pro to post in this thread.

    Anyway, I use both FlashMX 2004 Pro & Flash5. I learned Flash with Flash5, so I am not leaving it any time soon. The switchover to MX(Flash6 prior to MX 2004) wasn't good, since the whole interface was changed, so I didn't use it much but I am using MX 2004 more frequently & Flash5 is just sitting on my PC as a mere spectator, being used rarely now.
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    It seems that there are quite a good number of people here who use the MX version(prior to the 2004 version).
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    ....frequently & Flash5 is just sitting on my PC as a mere spectator, being used rarely now.
    lol...i've already uninstalled it
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    Quote Originally Posted by Solitary R@F
    lol...i've already uninstalled it
    Well, I am not un-installing it anytime in near future. I still love it & do have some uses of it, even though the switching between Flash MX 2004 & Flash5 are rare.
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    When I quit webdesigning 2 years ago, I was still using Flash 5. Didn't do any websites for a year, and when I came back, Flash MX 2004 was out. Using it now, but I have only a vague idea on its improvements over Flash MX - I didn't use that version that much. Just downloaded the trial but never really considered (did't predict) that I'll be back designing.
    I'm a web developer..... I think?

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    In that case, welcome back into the GANG buddy.
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    Thanks. Designing is far better than my previous job - tech support. :P
    I'm a web developer..... I think?

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    You can still do a lot of stuff with F5.

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    Still proud to be using Flash 5. Or should that be embarassed, who knows !!

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    Yeah, quite a lot can be done in Flash5 & you shouldn't be embarrassed about using Flash5.

    Its just a matter of needs. If your needs doesn't require an update, then why bother?
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    Quote Originally Posted by asp_funda
    It seems that there are quite a good number of people here who use the MX version(prior to the 2004 version).
    I don't have MX 2004 at work, and that's about the only place I use Flash.

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    Quote Originally Posted by vgarcia
    I don't have MX 2004 at work, and that's about the only place I use Flash.
    Like I said, its just a matter of needs.
    I for one, didn't have any such need for MX 2004 but before that I was working on Flash5. I didn't upgrade to MX because I didn't like the congested worksapce & I had to remove all panels before it can be made breathable. But in the MX 2004, the panels can be completely hidden & can be called back, all with just a small rod. And also I had to upgrade to MX series since owing to present day demands, Flash5 was not feeling up to it. So I gave a slip to MX & upgraded to MX 2004. I'd say that waiting can prove to be a blessing sometimes.
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    I use MX primarily...I'm just starting to work with MX 2004 Pro...Got it about 2 months ago and haven't had the time to switch my way of thinking...
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    I've only just started playing with Flash, and I've had Studio MX since it first came out - so it's been sitting idle on my machine for, what, over 2 years now?!

    So I can't see me updating anytime soon...

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    the main reason i switched to mx was the work area is laid out so much better, especially if you like quick accesss to most of the windows

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    there is a few features i like about flash mx 2004 that i seen but i don't think it is worth the $200.00 dollar upgrade. Currntly I am ussing flash mx, and plan on staying that way until i get the upgrade for about $100.00 or the new update when it comes out has something I need to use.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Desperado
    the main reason i switched to mx was the work area is laid out so much better, especially if you like quick accesss to most of the windows
    I use MX 2004 and Desperado's reason is one of the main reasons why I switched to Flash MX 2004. I still have Flash 5 and I dont mind for it to sit there in my harddisk. Comes pretty useful sometime .

    I still have to get used to MX 2004. Will be getting books very very soon .
    Really interested in learning Actionscript 2.0
    Thanks,
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    I think that flash MX was the most major upgrade so it was an essential tool... what came after have bells and whistels that I can live without...

    and I am still trying to master MX... and I still have a ways to go... I don't see myself upgradeing for a while

    I think the current and future versions are and will be for way advanced users and enthusiasts
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