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Subject: Re: FLASH: Editing artwork
From: Brian
Date: Sat, 30 Sep 2000 23:16:54 +0100

> >Whenever I 'Edit In Place' a symbol, more often than not it seems like as
> >I cannot get the paintbrush or the eraser to work. I'll draw and draw,
> >it doesn't keep. I'll try to erase, and nothing disappears. I've even
> >all the different settings on the tools, to no avail... different
> >magnifications, too.
> Two possibilities?
> 1. Is everything you are trying to edit on the same layer? Use eye symbol
> to check by hiding individual layers. For example you will not be able to
> paint or fill a series of lines which you have (accidentally) put on
> different layers.
> 2. Have you "Grouped" the symbol elements?
> Try "Ungroup"

Neither one of these is the issue.

Something else I discovered: This _seems_ to be happening on symbols that I
have flipped horizontally on the stage. This has worked for me before, but
not now, and I've even already had this problem on Flash 5... so what gives?

-Brian Matthews

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