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In this tutorial on getting started with Adobe Encore, Andrew Devis demonstrates the important option of bringing in a video for your menu and bringing in a suitable audio soundtrack for your menu. Although a fairly simple process, there are a couple of things that you need to know so that you don't end up pulling your hair out because you didn't realise a button needed to be pushed!



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Re: Adobe Encore Basics 6: Creating Motion Menus
by justin medved
is it possible to export your animated menu into flash to use for a phone application??
@justin medved
by Andrew Devis
Hi Justin

Sorry, but to be honest with you I have no idea! Have a go and see what you come up with.

All the best
Andrew

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Re: Adobe Encore Basics 6: Creating Motion Menus
by Harvey iYim
hi,

How can I fade in the buttons during the video playing? ( my background video is 30 sec, I want my button fade in start from 15 sec) I found much of the information but still cant find the solution. I tired to do it in the AE, but I dunno how to export the movie with the button XML and input to Encore for making the DVD menu.
Thanks a million.

Regards,

Harvey
Re: Adobe Encore Basics 6: Creating Motion Menus
by John Rich
Mr. Devis,

I've pasted a thread I started (no answer) later on and I was wondering if you have an answer to how to carry the loop point over when you RETURN to the motion menu so you don't have the motion present?

In CS3, if I wanted to use a motion menu (Play all, Scenes) with a loop point, I would set that up and then select "Scenes" and move to the Scenes menu. However, to get back to the Play all, Scenes menu without having the motion recur, I would have to create a second menu (Play all, Scenes) without the button motion.

"I think I remember seeing a feature in CS5 somewhere, where the second menu wouldn't have to be created, but the "return loop point" could also be set up so when I returned to the Play all, scenes menu, the motion of the buttons would not recur.

I found this link http://forums.creativecow.net/thread/145/866757#866757
, but I can't get it to work ie everytime I click the "Return to Main" button on the scenes menu, when I return to the Play All, Scenes menu, the whole motion menu plays. Even when I go to the help menu for Encore, the instructions don't work. It's probably something I'm doing. Any help would be appreciated."


Thanks in advance.

John Rich

JOHNR


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