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LordBurton
07-21-2004, 05:38 PM
To my knowledge of flash this is not possible but I really need some way to do this.

Currently I have a symbol in a PSD that I would like to take over to flash without redrawing it and use it as a layer mask. The problem is I could export in Photoshop as a png I know and have the transparent background but is there a way just to have the shape(It currently exports as square)? I donít want to have to sit and have to cut out the image in flash either, there has got to be simpler way. I mean I can't be the only one with this issue.

praufet
07-21-2004, 05:58 PM
once imported use the trace bitmap function then delete the excess

LordBurton
07-21-2004, 06:01 PM
Thank you it worked it came out a little rough but it saved me a lot of time so I am not one to complain Thank you soo much

05studios
07-21-2004, 09:07 PM
Mess with the trace bitmap settings to get it closer to what you want. =)

Tink
07-21-2004, 09:36 PM
could be useful it you guys aint seen it before http://www.medialab.com/psd2fla/

myarro
07-21-2004, 10:03 PM
Trace the element in Illustrator or Freehand first and import the graphic as a vector. It will be smaller (file size) and work the same.

slipjack
07-21-2004, 11:43 PM
I suppose you could trace it right in PS, and then paste the vector shape into Illustrator, and export a .swf from there if you aren't comfortable using the Illustrator tools.

exstatic
07-25-2004, 11:29 PM
cant you also just copy from ps .. and paste into a new graphic in flash?