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Can't see objects in FLA file on Animate

New Here ,
Nov 22, 2018 Nov 22, 2018

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Hi,

I'm new to animate and a while ago I attempted an animated sort of banner and saved it as a FLA file and output as a swf file too.

I recently went to make edits and when I open the FLA file in animate - Scene 1 is just a white space and when I click on Edit Symbols there is a list of the different elements which also show as a white screen - but also show a white circle, a cross and a green motion line. All the objects are either text or drawn objects but non are showing. I've tried changing the background but they are still not showing. It looks like all the movements are there but just not showing the objects.

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Any help would be appreciated.

Thank you

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Community Expert , Nov 26, 2018 Nov 26, 2018

Scissor Station2 has nothing on its stage.  fix that and that will solve, at least, some of the problems if not all.

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Nov 22, 2018 Nov 22, 2018

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toggle your hide/show layer on and off.

if that fails, click that circle and check the properties panel to see if it's a library symbol and then check your library.

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New Here ,
Nov 22, 2018 Nov 22, 2018

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No joy with hide/show layer.

In properties it says it is a movie clip but should be a graphic or text box.

The items are all listed in library as well but they all appear the same as on the Scene.

Is there a way to reattach the elements to these movements?

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Nov 22, 2018 Nov 22, 2018

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does that movieclip exist in your library and appear normal/visible in the library panel?

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New Here ,
Nov 22, 2018 Nov 22, 2018

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It appears in the library list and has a play and stop in the preview but just shows a white screen in the preview box. They have a cropped grey cog wheel icon next to them as well if that helps? Thanks

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Community Expert ,
Nov 22, 2018 Nov 22, 2018

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update your fla to a file server.

if you can't do that, embed a screenshot of your library showing that cog wheel.

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New Here ,
Nov 23, 2018 Nov 23, 2018

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Hi kglad,

how do I do that?

Here is the screenshot. Thanks

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Nov 23, 2018 Nov 23, 2018

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do you know how to use dropbox?

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New Here ,
Nov 26, 2018 Nov 26, 2018

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Yes I have a dropbox account, just haven't used it in a while.

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Nov 26, 2018 Nov 26, 2018

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upload your fla to dropbox and invite kglad at hotmail dot com to share it.

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Nov 26, 2018 Nov 26, 2018

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Scissor Station2 has nothing on its stage.  fix that and that will solve, at least, some of the problems if not all.

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New Here ,
Nov 28, 2018 Nov 28, 2018

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Thank you for looking at it for me. How do I add the elements to the stage and link them to the motion paths that are already there?

Sorry for the questions have googled etc and nothing seems to explain any of these things. Thank you again for your time.

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Nov 28, 2018 Nov 28, 2018

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i think they'll automatically link correctly.  the movieclip is already tweened.  it just has no visible content.  once you create content it will tween.

when i tested i saw an object fade and move down, i believe.

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New Here ,
Dec 03, 2018 Dec 03, 2018

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Hi Kglad,

How do I get them to link - they were graphics created in indesign/animate and not something seperate I can import? If I recreate the content again in animate how will it link - will i have to call it the same?

Thanks

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Dec 03, 2018 Dec 03, 2018

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put graphics on Scissor Station2 and test.  i added a rectangle.  do you see it tween when testing?

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New Here ,
May 05, 2022 May 05, 2022

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same problem bro, can u have suggestion

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You may need to upload your file somewhere that we can get it in order to look for what is wrong.

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