Here is a walkthrough on Adobe Dev Connectings - http://www.adobemarketing.com/devnet/digitalpublishingsuite/articles/enhancing-your-dps-fo lios-with-edge-animations.html
The only difference in that walthrough is the reference to in the Publish Settings: in Adobe Edge Animate v1, its now called 'Animate Deployment Package' instead of 'Indesign/DPS'.
Cheers Darrell, for some reason that's exactly how i'm going about... up until i hit preview.
got it working, it seems the poster image is a must. after i created one it worked just fine. thank you.