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What’s New and Improved in Adobe Flash CS5.5

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Adobe Flash just keeps getting more powerful as the versions roll on, and CS5.5 is no exception. While those services are very useful, Adobe expert Brian Wood shows us how the latest version of Flash has something for everyone, and walks us through his top ten list of new features.
Convert Vector to Bitmap

Convert Vector to Bitmap

Not only can you convert a vector symbol to bitmap when exporting in Flash CS5.5, but you can convert a symbol to bitmap on the stage by choosing Modify > Convert to Bitmap (among other methods). This converts the vector content on the stage to bitmap and adds a bitmap symbol in the Library (a bitmap version of the vector symbol), as shown in Figure 4. This is great for optimization in certain projects.

Figure 4 Convert vector to bitmap within Flash

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