the easiest way is to load the original swf into a new swf and resize it in the new swf. that probably wouldn't work for a banner.
you could copy your original swf's main timeline and paste that into a new movieclip. then move that movieclip to a new swf where you resize it after adding it to the stage.
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Aside from kGlad's offering...
If all of the animations are done one the main timeline, then you don't have much choice but to work each one frame by frame. Had they been made inside movieclip(s) instead, then you could just resize the movieclip(s) on the main timeline and that woud take care of the entire animation (for that symbol).
Since the dimensions scale directly, you could always just try changing the dimensions specified in the html from 336x280 to 300x250, and not touch the fla.
What if I need to change a URL or button text?
Thanks this is helpful. Unfortuanly since the banners are going to another location. I don't know if the changing the size of the banner in HTML is an option.
It looks like I will have to remake some presets for the smaller banner sizes of the animation and redo them by quick applying.
I've always had bad luck making movie clips of things and putting everything on one timeline - Also would that same techique work for buttons too?
Practice makes (near) perfect. Buttons (as in the symbols) are pretty much self-contained movieclips, in the sense that they have their own internal timelines. But if they are animated externally, such as transitioned into view somehow, then they would need the same consideration as anything else that lives in a timeline animation.
You should try one of kGlad's suggestions though. Just select the entire main timeline in the larger version, right click it and Copy Frames, then create an empty movieclip in a new smaller sized file and paste that timeline into the timeline of the new movieclip. (right click the empty key frame, select Paste Frames--the entire timeline should paste intact). Then you can adjust the scale of that movieclip to fit the new stage size.
You know I feel stupid. I can just change the symbol sizes!
Thanks for the help. I will try that suggestion!