I’ve created another interesting command, this time with a twist (literally). Some of you may be familiar with the Twist and Fade Command that shipped with Fireworks MX and Fireworks MX 2004, and this one does similar things only in Flash MX 2004.
The best way to get something from the command, is to follow these steps
-Create a new Flash document
-Drag onto the stage some MC’s that you wish to apply the effect to
-Select ‘Commands > Twist and Fade (Flash)
-Play with the settings, and click ‘OK’
NOTE: For more interesting effects, try arranging your MC’s in a geometrical pattern!
An interactive tutorial on how the Fireworks MX / MX 2004 command works can be found at Macromedia which may give you some pointers on how to use the command.
I’m working on a SWF Panel over the weekend, to give it a more ‘touchy-feely’ experience, so I’ll keep you posted
Here are a few examples of what was achieved with a 4 instances of a simple circle shape converted to an MC