onion skin
Flash displays only one frame of an animation sequence at a time on the Stage. However you can view more than one frames simultaneously.
Suppose you have an animation of 25 frames or more, and you want to see more than one frame at a time, then use "onion skin" command
Method:
Click the Onion Skin button located at the bottom of layers.
When you click "onion skin" button,the frame under the playhead appears in normal color, while surrounding frames are dimmed,Dimmed frames cannot be edited.
Note: Locked layers aren't displayed when onion skinning is turned on.
Original image in frame 1
Shape tween in frame 10 when onion skinning is turned off
In frame 10 when onion skinning is turned on
Editing in frame 10 when onion skinning is turned on
Onion skin outlines
Click "Onion Skin Outlines button" to display onion skinned frames as outlines.
To include more frames, change the position of either onion skin marker. Drag its pointer to a new location.
Onion skin markers at their original position:
Onion skin covering more frames to edit:
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