Flash Script – Shape Tweening in Flash

By Georgina Laidlaw

Download the sample files here.

Shape tweening is similar to morphing. Whith shape tweening, we make one shape appear to change into another shape over time.

To tween a shape, follow these direcitons.

1. Click a layer name to make it current.

2. Select an empty keyframe in the layer, and create a object. In this example, I created a rectangle.

3. Create a second keyframe where you want the animation to end.

4. In the final keyframe, delete the existing object and create a circular object.

5. If the Properties inspector is not visible, choose Window > Properties.

6. Select the first key frame, and select Shape from the Tween pop-up menu in the Properties inspector.

This is all you need to do! Test the movie.

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