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Instructions for a sample Flash animation

Posted on 2008-10-09
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I am on a short timeline to get a Flash animation together that has some similarities to the animation in the upper right corner on the following page:

http://www.odod.state.oh.us/economicdevelopment.htm

In addition to this, I need to have an image zooming in and out based upon where a user moves the cursor. (I'll be using a vector image of a state and zooming down to a specific region.)

I have a background in programming and 3D animation + Final Cut Pro, etc. so I can pick up topics rather quickly, but I'm hoping that someone can point me to some tutorials that are fairly aimed at these topics so that I don't spend tremendous amounts of time digging through tutorials that are less to the point.
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for the zooming thing, search for something called zoomify.
some guy created that with free source (can't remember where it was from though) , that allowed you to click on an image and zoom that area.
alternatively here's a tut from the good flashkit ppl.
http://www.flashkit.com/tutorials/Special_Effects/Zoom_Mot-Spiro_Mi-1310/index.php

then that animation which i'm going to call "bubbles transition" -
http://www.istockphoto.com/file_closeup/actions/3805594-growing-bubbles-photo-transition-flash.php?id=3805594
has one similar which i'm sure can be configured .- NOT free. but alot of times its easier just to buy the darn thing.

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Thanks for the info.  I'd love to see some more in-depth information, but that was definitely appreciated and probably really spot on! I have another tweening question up right now just posted and would certainly like to see what you have to say about it.
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