How to Apply bones to images and Photoshop files in CS4
This video tutorial will help you to use the bone tool on an imported or Photoshop image while in Flash. If you want to use an image from Photoshop you must first pull the image up in the Photoshop program. Once the photo is pulled up in Photoshop you can save it by going to, file, and save us. Save your file as whatever file extension you would like to use (Photoshop, jpeg, etc). Pull up the Flash program and find file, and import. At this point you can import your Photoshop picture to your stage or library, either one is fine. Once you select how to import the picture it will pop up on the screen. In order to use the bone tool on this photo you will need to break it apart. To do this, locate modify on the top toolbar. Under modify select break apart, or hit ctrl b if you are on a pc. You will know this has worked when your image looks "dotty". Now you are ready to apply the bone tool to your photo. On the right hand tool bar select the bone. Next, drag and apply the bone to your photo. If you would like to move the bone around grab the selection tool (arrow) from the right hand tool bar and drag the bone accordingly. You have now successfully added the bone tool to your photo.