Adobe Flash CC Certification
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What is accessibility?
o Delivering rich media content so that it can be viewed by individuals with disabilities without missing any content
How do you make a document accessible?
o Check make movie assessable in Accessibility panel
o Can also label/name using the Accessibility panel
What are ways to make a Flash document more accessible for sight impaired?
o Use high color contrast or different color values for text and image
o Allow for scaling and resizing (don't hardcode the font)
What is one check for accessibility?
o The user is able to move through the page with a keyboard
When does copyright begin?
o When the work is created or fixed in a physical form; NOT just an idea in your head
What are the phases of project management in order?
o Plan, Design, Build, Test, Publish
What is the best way to ensure the client's needs are met?
o Clearly defined goals
What is important in determining target audience?
o Demographics (age, gender) not designer's style
What is included in the design/building phase?
o Scripts, Storyboard, Sketches
What are the benefits to consistency?
o Improve usability
o Easier to maintain
o Shorter time to develop
List examples of design principles and best practices.
o Consistency across a website
o Use of the rule of thirds
o Visualize design options and maps out scenes or actions
What menu allows you to open new panels?
o Window Menu
What does the Property Inspector show?
o The options for whatever is selected
o If nothing is selected the document properties are displayed
What does the onion skin option allow?
o To view multiple keyframes at one time (helps to make seamless motion)
What are two advantages of the Motion Editor
o Allows for custom ease settings and editing
o Allows for tween properties to be modified separately
What panel should you use to modify properties of a motion tween?
o Motion Editor
What does the ease value do?
o Create realistic acceleration and deceleration
o Keyframes closer together = faster speed
o Keyframes farther apart = slower speed
What are the colors of each tween?
o Shape = Green
o Motion = Blue
o Classic = Purple
o FLA - allows you to edit in Flash; default document
o FLV - Flash Video
o SWF - Shockwave format; Flash Movie NOT Video; used when testing flash & publishing
o MOV - QuickTime
o XLF - compressed version; internal file format; import from InDesign
How can you manage file size?
o Use tweened animation (not frame by frame), convert objects used more than once to symbols, group objects, limit number of fonts (embedded fonts increase size), use lowest possible frame rate
o Reduce download speed time and playback speed
What tool allows you to select points or paths?
o The subselection tool
What are examples of action scripts?
o Go to and Play; Play; Stop
Action script terms
o Class - determines the rules that are applied
o Object - items in Flash that can be manipulated (movie clips, buttons, graphics, & text)
o Method - the action an object can do
o Property - characteristics applied to an object (color, size, style)
o Variable - method of storing data
o Function - block of code named so that it can be reused
What are different file options in Flash
o Publish - creates a SWF & HTML file
o Test - creates an SWF file & plays within Flash window
o Export - Allows various file types to be created
What 3 technical factors affect the way users view rich media content?
o Browser type, screen resolution, & operating system
What is involved with conducting a usability test?
o Observing & Interviewing