In process of your web design template customization you will perhaps need to insert your
company logo or images to the Flash animated header. Herein, you'll find a quick guide on how to do
Open your source
"FLA" file in Macromedia Flash and press
"F11" to launch symbols library. To perform search of a
needed image symbol will be easier if you sort them
“by kind” simply by pressing
"kind" tab at the top of symbols list. You'll see that all
bitmap symbols are grouped now at the top of the whole symbols library.
Bitmap Symbols in Library
Browse these symbols to find symbol your want to substitute. You can see symbols preview at the
top of symbols library. When you have found necessary bitmap symbol double click the icon on the
left of it as to see the symbol properties window.
You'll see image preview and options there. Check the image size. It looks like 193 x 214 pixels
at 32 bits per pixel. To make your image fit the original effects and animation the best way your
image must be exactly the same size as in the original image.
You can resize or crop your image using Adobe Photoshop. Open your image in it
from the top menu. To resize or crop choose
accordingly. Then save image using
, for using it in flash choose one of the
following image formats:
"JPEG", "GIF" or "PNG"
"Import" button on the left and browse to location of your
At the bitmap symbols properties window you can change the image quality. Make it lower to
reduce published file size.
Now you should publish your flash movie.
Next chapter will
provide you with detailed instructions and tips about it.