Tweening color effects
A fade-out effect is achieved in Flash by creating a Motion Tween, and adjusting the Alpha property of a Symbol. A simple example of creating this effect is provided below. The Symbol created will fade out over the duration of ten frames. The instructions provided are written for Flash 5. However, if you are using a previous version of Flash, the basic method is the same.
This process can be applied to any Symbol, including those containing text. Make sure that the object has been converted to a Symbol before applying a Motion Tween.
A basic example
To fade a blue circle to white over ten frames, do the following: