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Graphic animation doesn't show in parent timeline anymore

Jul 19, 2012 3:39 AM

Tags: #cs5 #animation #symbol #timeline #graphic #nested

First of all: Using Flash CS 5.0 (going to upgrade soon...)


The big advantage of graphic symbols is that you can view it's animation from within it's parent timeline.

This is why I created a graphic animation, set the looping mode to "play once" so when authoring the file, I can see what's happeing inside when I move the playhead.


BUT, for some reason this preview doesn't show anymore! It almost behaves like a regular MovieClip, only showing the first frame of the animation, no matter what. Even when I set it to "single frame" and enter another frame number, it still only shows frame 1.


I'm really wondering: What breaks this behaviour? Why is my graphic symbol "broken" that it doesn't show it's animation on the parent timeline anymore? And is there something I can do to recover this?


Is it filters on objects inside the graphic clip? is it an actionscript inside an object inside the graphic? This all would render this feature quite useless.

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    Jul 19, 2012 4:47 AM   in reply to Ninarama

    Is there anyway of making the FLA available?

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