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Retina preview to large (macbook): help!

Mar 31, 2013 11:20 AM

I want to animate in Flash for an Ipad app. I run off a Macbook Retina. My document size is 2048 x 1536 @ 264DPI. When i preview my animation the flash player gets cut off. Flash does not give me the option to zoom out. Any suggestions?

 
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    Apr 3, 2013 7:46 AM   in reply to stevencg7

    Set your stage to scale (but you know that will reduce performance and clarity of the bitmaps), nonetheless let you view it on a screen smaller than your target. If it's just a FLA project, on your first frame in an empty frame set the StageScaleMode and StageAlign:

    import flash.display.StageScaleMode;

    import flash.display.StageAlign;

     

    stage.scaleMode = StageScaleMode.NO_BORDER;

    stage.align = StageAlign.TOP_LEFT;

     

    Sometimes I work on AIR kiosks on my laptop just to troubleshoot and it's not a HD screen so I need to scale it down to see the whole thing. NO_BORDER will scale but maintain aspect ratio. When you're done just remove those lines of code.

     
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