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Subject: Re: FLASH: Modifying Gradient colors - F5
From: John Dowdell
Date: Wed, 30 Aug 2000 19:56:49 +0100

At 8:58 AM 8/30/0, Jason Bouwmeester wrote:
>O.K., I am hoping that I am missing something blatantly obvious but I cannot
>seem to find where/how I can modify a gradient in Flash 5! I can delete a
>gradient, duplicate an existing gradient, I've looked in the help and am at
>a loss...

I'm glad that a subsequent post shows you got what you wanted.

Recap: The Fill Inspector is always available now... it and the Color Mixer
are non-modal. To create a new gradient, choose the type of gradient
desired from the Fill Inspector, select any color chip, choose a new color
either from the swatch popup in the Fill Inspector or create a new color in
the Color Mixer.

Gradient tips:

-- Click below the gradient bar to add a new color chip to create
multicolor gradients.

-- To remove a color chip in a multicolor gradient, drag it off the
gradient bar.

-- Click "Save Gradient" to add it to your swatches.

-- Choose "Hide Edges" to see an object's color fully while creating its

-- To make an alpha gradient, select a color chip and adjust its Alpha in
the Color Mixer.

-- To change the angle or radius of a gradient, use the "Transform Fill"
Option for the Paintbucket Tool.


John Dowdell, Macromedia Tech Support, San Francisco CA US
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