Adobe Edge Animate on Demand

Adobe Edge Animate on Demand

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Need answers quickly? Adobe Edge Animate on Demand provides those answers in a visual step-by-step format. We will show you exactly what to do through lots of full color illustrations and easy-to-follow instructions. Inside the Book * Download Edge Animate and other Edge tools from the web * Take In-App lessons to learn how to use Edge Animate * Create animations visually on the Stage * Quickly create shapes and add text to use in animations * Add web fonts to create unique designs * Insert images produced in other Adobe programs * Create interactive animations with JavaScript/jQuery * Use snippets to quickly insert JavaScript code * Create symbols to reuse content in different animations * Test content on different browsers and devices * Add animations to existing web pages * Work with HTML and CSS to modify and enhance web pages * Publish to the web, other Adobe programs, and iBooks Author Bonus Online Content Register your book at to gain access to: * Workshops and related files Visit the author site: Includes * Online Workshops * Step-by-Step Tasks in Full Color * More than 300 of the Most Essential Edge Animate Tasks
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Product details

  • Paperback | 288 pages
  • 188 x 230 x 20mm | 521.63g
  • Que Corporation,U.S.
  • Indianapolis, United States
  • English
  • 078974936X
  • 9780789749369
  • 2,331,810

Table of contents

Introduction xiii 1 Getting Started with Edge Animate 1 Finding Out What You Can Do with Edge Animate 2 Exploring Edge Animate and Edge Tools 3 Starting Edge Animate 4 Using the Welcome Screen 6 Viewing the Edge Animate Window 8 Preparing for a Project 9 Creating a Project Plan 10 Building an Edge Animate Project 12 Creating a New Animation 14 Getting Sample Animations 15 Opening an Existing Animation 16 Working with Multiple Animations 18 Previewing an Animation in a Browser 19 Saving an Animation 20 Getting Online Support 22 Finishing Up 24 2 Working Within the Edge Animate Window 25 Examining the Edge Animate Window 26 Changing Stage Properties 28 Working with the Stage 30 Changing the Stage View 31 Using the Tools Panel 32 Using the Properties Panel 34 Using the Elements Panel 36 Using the Library Panel 38 Using the Timeline Panel 40 Working with Timeline Panel Controls 42 Using the Code Panel 44 Working with Panels 46 Docking and Undocking Panels 48 Creating and Using Workspaces 50 Defining Keyboard Shortcuts 52 Changing the Language 54 Undoing or Redoing Changes 55 3 Taking In_App Lessons 57 Starting a Lesson 58 Using the Lessons Panel 60 Taking the Quick Start Lesson 61 Taking the Create Lesson 62 Taking the Animate with Keyframes Lesson 64 Taking the Animate with the Pin Lesson 68 Taking the Resize Lesson 70 Taking the Extend Lesson 74 Taking the Reuse Lesson 78 4 Working with Shapes and Graphics 81 Understanding Vector and Bitmap Graphics 82 Gathering and Using Graphics 83 Examining Import Graphic Formats 84 Importing Graphics 85 Adding Graphics 86 Drawing Shapes 88 Using Smart Guides with Elements 90 Selecting Elements 92 Naming Element IDs or Classes 94 Changing Element Tags 95 Changing Element Display 96 Changing Element Overflow 97 Changing Element Opacity 98 Changing Element Position 99 Changing Element Size 100 Changing Element Adjustability 101 Changing Shape Corners 102 Changing Shape Borders 104 Changing Shape Background Color 106 Adding Shadows to Elements 107 Changing Cursors Over Elements 108 Modifying Image Elements 109 Transforming Element Origin 110 Rotating Elements 112 Skewing Elements 114 Scaling Elements 116 Changing Element Clipping 118 Adding Accessibility to Elements 120 5 Working with Text 121 Creating Text Boxes 122 Adding Text 123 Editing Text 124 Dictating Text 125 Inserting Special Characters 126 Examining Text Properties 127 Changing Text Properties 128 Getting Web Fonts 130 Adding Web Fonts 132 Resizing Text Boxes 134 Clipping Text 135 Transforming Text 136 Adding Shadows to Text 138 Changing Text Tag 139 Adding Links to Text 140 6 Working with Symbols and Elements 143 Creating Symbols 144 Importing Symbols 145 Exporting Symbols 146 Creating an Instance from a Symbol 147 Modifying an Instance from a Symbol 148 Editing Symbols 150 Nesting Symbols within Symbols 152 Copying or Duplicating Elements 154 Deleting Elements 156 Displaying Rulers 158 Displaying Guides 159 Using Guides with Elements 160 Aligning and Distributing Elements 162 Stacking Elements 164 Hiding and Showing Elements 165 Grouping Elements 166 Reparenting Elements 167 Locking and Unlocking Elements 168 Renaming Elements 169 7 Creating Motion Animations 171 Creating an Animation with the Pin 172 PrEx Creating an Animation with Auto Keyframes 174 PrEx Creating an Animation with Keyframes 176 PrEx Creating an Animation with a Transition 178 Playing Animations 180 Making Adjustments to Animations 182 Adjusting Time in an Animation 184 Inserting Time in an Animation 185 Making a Resizable Animation 186 PrEx Testing a Resizable Animation 190 8 Creating Interactive Animation 193 Inserting Labels 194 Inserting and Editing Triggers 196 Inserting and Editing Action Events 198 Listing of Action Events 200 Inserting Code Snippets 202 Listing of Code Snippets 203 Working with JavaScript Code 204 Using Show and Hide Element Snippets 206 Using Element Text Snippets 208 Using the Open URL Snippet 210 Using Get Symbol Snippets 212 Using Create and Delete Symbol Snippets 214 Creating a Rollover Button 216 PrEx Creating a Shopping Cart Button 218 PrEx Embedding and Playing a Video 220 PrEx Adding and Playing a Sound 221 PrEx Swapping Images in a Photo Gallery 222 PrEx 9 Publishing Animations 223 Publishing Considerations 224 Publishing a Composition 225 Publishing for the Web 226 Publishing to the Web for IE 6, 7, and 8 227 Publishing to the Web Using CDN 228 Publishing to the Web as Static HTML 229 Publishing for Adobe Programs 230 Publishing for iBooks Author 232 Capturing a Poster Image 234 Creating a Down-level Stage 236 Creating a Preloader Stage 238 10 Working with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript 241 Examining Edge Animate Files 242 Viewing the Code Behind the Scenes 244 Examining the Adobe Edge Animate Runtime 246 Getting to Know HTML 248 Working with HTML 250 Getting to Know CSS 252 Working with CSS 254 Putting a Composition in an HTML Document 256 Adding an Animation to an HTML Document 258 11 Working Together with Adobe Programs 259 Opening Compositions in Adobe Dreamweaver 260 Importing into Adobe Muse 262 Importing into Adobe InDesign 264 Working with Adobe Digital Publishing Suite 266 Saving Images from Adobe Photoshop 268 Saving Graphics from Adobe Fireworks 270 Exporting Images from Adobe Illustrator 272 Saving Artwork from Adobe Illustrator 274 Exporting Animations from Adobe Flash 276 A Installing Edge Animate and Edge Tools 279 Preparing for Edge Animate and Tools 280 Downloading Edge Animate and Tools 282 Installing Edge Animate and Tools 284 Finishing the Edge Inspect Install 286 Keyboard Shortcuts 289 Menu by Menu 293 Index 301
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About Inc. Perspection

Steve Johnson has written more than 80 books on a variety of computer software, including Adobe Photoshop CS6, Adobe Dreamweaver CS6, Adobe InDesign CS6, Adobe Illustrator CS6, Adobe Flash Professional CS5, Microsoft Windows 8, Microsoft Office 2010 and 2007, Microsoft Office 2008 for the Macintosh, and Apple OS X Mountain Lion. In 1991, after working for Apple Computer and Microsoft, Steve founded Perspection, Inc., which writes and produces software training. When he is not staying up late writing, he enjoys coaching baseball, playing golf, gardening, and spending time with his wife, Holly, and three children, JP, Brett, and Hannah. Steve and his family live in Northern California, but can also be found visiting family all over the western United States.
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