New Flash Extension: Convert Timeline to Symbol

Ever get halfway through a project and wish you’d put everything into a symbol instead of on the main timeline? This extension takes care of that. It’s also helpful for combining multiple files into one.

Download
(Compatible with Flash MX 2008, Flash 8, and Flash CS3.)

Convert timeline to symbol.mxp

Or, if you’d like to replace your timeline with a graphic that plays through once (within the graphic the original layers will be retained):

Convert timeline to graphic.mxp

3 New Flash Extensions for Managing Long Timelines

These should cut down on the dragging and scrolling and searching. I got tired of dragging a selection across hundreds of frames only to lose it all with one slip of the mouse.

  • Select Empty Layers command
  • Select Frames to Start command: this takes your selection and selects all the frames before it as well
  • Select Frames to End command: this takes your selection and selects all the frames after it as well

Downloads

  1. Select Empty Layers.mxp
  2. SelectFrames_toStartAndEnd.mxp