AS2 → AS3: Using Keyboard Events

Download Example Files Using the keys on your keyboard to interact with the Flash environment has changed from AS2 to AS3. While some of the AS3 code takes a couple of more lines than the AS2 stuff to get done, this is not the case with this example. The AS3 code is not only shorter […]


Tip: Flash Key Codes

It seems like whenever I need this I can never find it so I’m posting it here for my own future reference as well as for everyone else to have. These are the key codes that are returned by the KeyboardEvent in Flash so that you don’t have to run the actual method to retrieve […]


Tip: Flash CS4 Zoom Keyboard Shortcut

So as you may already know I recently installed CS4 and have been getting used to working in it on a daily basis. I use mostly keyboard shortcuts for choosing different tools in the tools panel and today I wanted to used the Magnifying Glass tool for the first time since installing CS4. Naturally, I […]