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Create a Banner in Flash 8

Chapter Description

In part one of this tutorial, you learned how to create the basic layout of a banner ad. In this part, you will learn to create symbols, animation, and even write some simple ActionScript to make the banner function in this continuation tutorial.


Congratulations for completing the next step of creating a banner in Flash. You used the Flash authoring tool to add text, create symbols, animate on a timeline, and add interactivity to your application. In Part 2 of this tutorial, you learned how to use the Flash workspace to accomplish the following tasks:

  • Create text.
  • Create symbols.
  • Create an animation.
  • Create buttons.
  • Write ActionScript.

You now have a banner that you can export and add to a web page. In Part 3 of this tutorial, you will publish your work, and take the file and add it to a Dreamweaver website.

To continue building this application, go to the Part 3 of this tutorial: “Basic Tasks: Creating a banner, Part 3” on page 63.