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Subject: Re: FLASH: Tweening a line
From: Angelique Gulermovich Epstein
Date: Fri, 29 Jan 1999 22:18:05 GMT

>> Thanks, everyone, for your helpful advice. It ended up being an excellent
>> exercise to make a growing line using each of the four methods you
>> mentioned. Here's a question: what are the relative merits of
>> shape-tweening a line and motion-tweening a filled rectangle? Is one more
>> memory intensive than the other?
>Don't know. why don't you do a test. Put each in a movie clip and you'll
>need at least 20 copies. 100 would be better. Then time the 2 versions.

I don't understand what you mean by "timing" them; what I did was generate
size reports. It looks like the tweening itself costs the same either way.
which surprise me. However, it cost more to draw the filled rectangle than
the line. There was only a 162 byte difference, though.


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