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    Is there anyway to resize a flash file without the images appearing distorted?

    I need to scale a .swf file that is 800 x 475 down to 640 x 480. I don't want to redo the file in Flash 8. If I change the object's size in Dreamweaver, then the images look bitmappy.

    Thanks.

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    You can set the scalemode attribute on your HTML object:

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    scalemode="noscale"
    But that will crop everything. You're better off redoing the flash.

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    Bummer.

    So how do people who design flash sites scaled at 100% the browser size maintain the site's look so that it doesn't get distorted?

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    they use vector images.
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    Yeah, but shouldn't you be able to downsize the dimensions at the same ratio and it not be distorted? I can understand why it would distort if you are attempting to make the dimensions larger - but not for making them smaller...

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    because flash is not good at interpreting bitmap pixels in relative positions. have you every brought an image into Flash and scaled it down on the stage? it doesn't look so hot because Flash does not re-map pixels, it just squishes them.
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    If you use noscale mode (specified in AS in the flash file itself), you can programmatically control how everything gets laid out when the stage is resized. It's actually really powerful. Then, in HTML, you size the swf to 100% width and height, and let it essentially take over the whole browser.

    If you're using Flash 9 / AS3, you should research the native Stage object.


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