how to publish what's on stage with Flash CS4

Posted on 2009-12-22
Last Modified: 2013-11-11
I just switched to CS4 (from CS3) and now it seems the way the movie is published is handled differently. With CS3, if you set the stage height and width to a certain number, then that is what got published. Now, I have an item that is half off the stage and half on it, and I only want the part that is on the stage to show up in the final movie clip, but when I publish it, it moves the whole stage over to compensate for the item that is off stage. How the heck do I tell it not to worry about things that aren't on the stage (like it used to do)?

Question by:section25
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    It still work the same way as you said, if you put something offscreen, it will stay offscreen when you compile. Are you sure you are exporting as a .swf and not as an image (because they will try to get all the objects including offscreen objects by default)
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