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Special Edition Using Macromedia Director 8by Gary Rosenzweig
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Special Edition Using Macromedia Director 8 is a comprehensive guide to creating and publishing Director movies. This book provides in-depth explanation of the complex features of Director and Lingo, as well as power tips and techniques to maximize the features and tools. In this book you'll find complete coverage of Director 8, from advanced issues such as Lingo scripting and multi-user applications to the hot new features of the latest release. New feature coverage includes more efficient sprite editing with the context-sensitive Property Inspector, increased control of cast members (sorting by name, date, type, size) through the Cast Manager, vector drawing tools that add illustration capability, and special imaging effects and Transition Behaviors to add pizzazz and drama to applications.
Book News Annotation:
This handbook offers introductory instruction for using Director 8, beginning with chapters on animation and presentations. The uses of Lingo, Shockwave, MIAWs, and cross-platform applications are also discussed, and detailed directions are provided. The book comes with a CD-ROM featuring more than 160 files, two completely unprotected applications with source code, four Xtras, a trial edition of Shockwave, and SpriteLib 1.0. Rosenzweig is a multimedia software developer.
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This comprehensive guide to creating and publishing Director movies provides in-depth explanations of the complex features of Director and Lingo as well as power tips and techniques to maximize the features and tools.
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