Adobe Flash CS4: Level 1

Code: 084038
Category: Adobe Training
Course duration: 1 days

Adobe® Flash® CS4: Level 1

Course number: 084038; One day; Instructor-Led
Software: Adobe® Flash® CS4

About this Course

A website can be made to look more inviting with interactive graphics and animations. The tools present in Adobe® Flash® CS4 can be used to create and manipulate a wide variety of objects ranging from a simple graphic design to a complex animation sequence. In this course, you will familiarize yourself with the basic tools and features of Flash CS4, and gain the skills necessary for creating basic animations.

Audience Profile

This course is intended for designers and developers new to Flash.


To gain the most from this class, students should be familiar with the Windows environment (XP for ILT and Vista for online), be familiar with the web and its terminologies, have a basic frame of reference for graphic and design applications—identify programs designed for graphics and web, have a desire to know the basic terminologies and components of ActionScript™ and its role as a Flash programming language.

Course Objective

You will create and manipulate a wide variety of objects ranging from simple graphic designs to complex animation sequences using the Adobe® Flash® CS4 application.

Course Outline

Lesson 1: Exploring the Adobe® Flash® CS4 Environment
Topic 1A: Define Flash
Topic 1B: Explore the Flash CS4 Welcome Screen
Topic 1C: Explore the Flash CS4 Interface
Topic 1D: Explore and Customize the Panels in Flash CS4

Lesson 2: Working with Drawing and Painting Tools
Topic 2A: Compare the Drawing Modes of Flash
Topic 2B: Use Drawing and Painting Tools
Topic 2C: Use the Pen Tool

Lesson 3: Manipulating Objects
Topic 3A: Use the Selection Tools
Topic 3B: Overview of Layers
Topic 3C: Work with Interacting Objects
Topic 3D: Transform Objects

Lesson 4: Understanding Vector and Bitmap Images
Topic 4A: Vector Images and Bitmap Images
Topic 4B: Work with Bitmap Images

Lesson 5: Working with Text
Topic 5A: Overview of Text Fields and Attributes
Topic 5B: Create Text Fields
Topic 5C: Convert Text into Shapes

Lesson 6: Working with Symbols and Instances
Topic 6A: Create a Symbol
Topic 6B: Create a Symbol Instance

Lesson 7: Using Animation Basics to Create Animations
Topic 7A: Create Animations with Frames and Keyframes
Topic 7B: Work with Frames
Topic 7C: Create a Motion Tween Animation
Topic 7D: Create a Shape Tween Animation

Lesson 8: Working with Multiple Layers
Topic 8A: Work with Multiple Layers
Topic 8B: Create a Mask Layer

Lesson 9: Using ActionScript™
Topic 9A: Basics of ActionScript
Topic 9B: ActionScript Elements

Appendix A: Adobe® Flash® CS4 New Features

Guaranteed to Run

2018-03-20 09:00 to 2018-03-23 17:00
Palm Beach County Florida (Instructor-Led)
2018-03-19 09:00 to 2018-03-23 17:00
Secaucus, New Jersey (Virtual Instructor-Led)
2018-03-01 09:00 to 2018-03-02 17:00
Palm Beach County Florida (Instructor-Led)

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