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What is the best practices workflow from illustrator to flash in cs 6?

May 22, 2012 5:38 AM

Tags: #illustrator #flash #import #assets #best_practices #roundtripping

Hello- question from an illustrator to flash workflow n00b.

 

I'm creating a flash experience with animated characters.

I'm building my art assets in illustrator.

I've found it relatively easy & straightforward to import assets from illustrator into flash.

I can conveniently import my layers and symbols from illustrator as separate layers and symbols in flash and manipulate them.

 

However, let's say after import I want to change something with an asset using illustrator. For example, I have a character with facial features, including eyes. I want to change the eyes in illustrator and have those changes then be propogated in some way- automagically or manually- in flash.

 

What is the right way to do this? Are there best practices for being able to go back and forth between flash and illustrator?

 

Thank you!

~ sae

 
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    May 22, 2012 5:51 AM   in reply to SaeNo

    Hi,

     

    You can copy paste modified parts of your artwork from Illustrator to Flash. Here's more information:

     

    http://helpx.adobe.com/flash/using/illustrator-ai-files-flash.html

     

    Regards,

    Suhas Yogin

     
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    May 22, 2012 5:51 AM   in reply to SaeNo

    Please let me know if you have more questions.


    Regards,

    Suhas Yogin

     
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