Save art and make it easy to update and reuse by creating symbols.

What you learned:

  • A symbol is a reusable object that resides in the Library (Command+L, Control+L on PC)
  • Each animate file has its own library that holds all your assets
  • A symbol on the stage, is called an “Instance”
  • You can edit a symbol by double-clicking the symbol in the Library or double-click the instance on the stage to Edit in Place.
  • When you update a symbol, it updates every instance in your movie

 

Symbols make it easy to update and reuse your art or illustrations

11/11/2020
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