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ATTN:freehand or flash savvy people.

Discussion in 'Channel Zero' started by BoB Hope ONER, Jul 24, 2001.

  1. BoB Hope ONER

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    ATTN:freehand or flash savvy people.

    Discussion started by BoB Hope ONER - Jul 24, 2001

    ok.. im using freehand...(i dont want to hear no guff about using illustrator)

    anyways im trying to make textures or pattern fills to put in certain shapes.

    but my fill options dont seem to work.. so if i want to have a fill effect it just comes out as letters rather then the fill i chose.

    any answers or anyone want to help me out?

    bobski.
     
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    Smart - Replied Jul 24, 2001

    boberino...
    I MAY be able to helpski, but I'm trying to dash from work at the moment, home in a half hour or so... I'll dig in the library when I get to the house, no answer for now...

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  3. imported_SecretAgentX9 - Replied Jul 24, 2001

    not really familiar w/ freehand, but is there a sort of "define pattern" option anywhere? that might be the trick. or get a copy of illustrator. (just kidding)
     
  4. imported_El Mamerro - Replied Jul 24, 2001

    First, get yourself a copy of that stupid goddamn tutorial where they teach you how to do that "Festa Di Pasta" noodle crap. Patterning should be there somewhere. After you're done reading it, go back to Freehand and give it a try. When you fail miserably, shoot yourself in the face with a large semiautomatic weapon because Illustrator is better. Good luck. Beerski,

    El Mamerro
     
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    BoB Hope ONER - Replied Jul 24, 2001

    ouh.. u hate you all..
     
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    Smart - Replied Jul 24, 2001

    did you ever get this worked out?

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    BoB Hope ONER - Replied Jul 24, 2001

    no


    i want to create and edit.. and.. use patterns in flash.. freehand.. and if necessary.. illustrator.. i just dont feel like working on a laptop...(illustrator is on the laptop..hate the screen...hate the mouse..)...

    anyways.. solutions solutions.. please..

    dooderoos.
     
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    pulk - Replied Jul 24, 2001

    do you want to work with vector or bitmap patterns? I think that with Flash 5 you can just select the colour box and then you can sample a bitmap that's on the scene and it'll show up as the fill colour.
    I'm not to sure about Freeheand.. I only ever use it for vector stuff.. even that it's a nuisance.

    hope that helps
     
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    BoB Hope ONER - Replied Jul 25, 2001

    i want to create patterns.. that will automatically repeat itself once i make it to fill however big size space i create... make sense?
     
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    Smart - Replied Jul 25, 2001

    makes sense... I looked at the book shelf to little avail, but I'm fairly sure I can guide you thru, let's play email tag, Seeking can be the pivot man, he'll hook you up with my email or AIM or someshit... weird up?

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    seeking - Replied Jul 25, 2001

    yeah, just email me. cause im great. fucking great. ever see gumo? thats seriously my favoite movie ever. i love that shit.
    im drunk. as usual. email me, ive got answers. blah
     
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    BoB Hope ONER - Replied Jul 25, 2001

    ...okie dokie.. sheesh.
     
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    ZENYTH.ASP - Replied Jul 25, 2001

    I hate trying to explain graphics over e-mail/message boards/internet. If I was looking over your shoulder I'd help you.

    P.S. Learn Illustrator you sissy
     
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    SCOTCH WHISKEO - Replied Jul 25, 2001

    It sounds like the problem may be that you are trying to apply bitmap fill effects in a vector image, when you view the vector file it will only show type to illustrate where the fill effect is. Fuck an illustrator, go get yourself coreldraw...this is the best program I have found for working in vectors.
     
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    BoB Hope ONER - Replied Jul 25, 2001

    actually id like to make my own vectorable..

    patterns.

    not have to have them be bitmap or image files.

    ..i know you have to be able to do it..
     
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