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Macromedia Director MX for Windows and Macintosh
Persidsky, Andre.
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Publication Information:
Berkeley, CA : Peachpit, [2003]

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xvi, 516 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
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Includes index.
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QA76.575 .P477 2003 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks

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• Covers the latest version of Macromedia Director MX. > • Quickly gets readers up-to-speed on all of the product's new features, including the streamlined Macromedia MX user interface, Mac OS X support, and new workflow efficiencies. > • More than 335 million Web users have already installed Macromedia Shockwave Player--the software used to play Macromedia Director MX projects.

Author Notes

Andre Persidsky wrote four previous editions of the Director QuickStart Guide, and co-authored Ray Dream Studio 5: Visual QuickStart Guide for Windows and Macintosh. A writer and product designer, he contributes articles to several computer magazines. Mark Schaeffer has more than 20 years experience as a producer of educational and training materials in print, video, and computer-based media. He has created interactive demos for Apple and Compaq, and video animation for educational publishers such as Houghton Mifflin and McGraw-Hill. He has taught Director, Flash, Photoshop and Premiere at the Center for Electronic Arts, Golden Gate University, the University of San Francisco, and San Francisco State University.

Table of Contents

1 Director Basics
2 Assembling Casts
3 Building a Score
4 Animating Sprites
5 Playing & Refining Movies
6 Using Paint Tools
7 Drawing Vector Shapes
8 Compositing Images
9 Working on the Stage
10 Adding Digital Video
11 Using Flash Movies in Director
12 Adding Text
13 Adding Sound
14 Adding Behaviors
15 Scripting Lingo
16 Creating a Projector
17 Making Movies for the Web
18 Shockwave 3D
19 Using Xtras
20 Accessibility
Appendix A Numeric Keypad Shortcuts
Appendix B Keyboard Shortcuts