This text introduces the use of Macromedia Director through intermediate instruction of its design. It guides the reader through the planning and creation of an actual project in Director. This approach integrates multimedia with the Internet to create "hybrid" applications. The reader progressively learns the functions and applications of Director with an interactive training CD-ROM. This unique guide provides coverage for the latest version of Macromedia's Director (Version 7), Lingo and Shockwave. The clear description of interface design accelerates the reader's understanding of Director's complex interface.
* Presents the use of Director's new Hybrid Internet Lingo capability to connect a multimedia project to a Web site created by the author.
* Demonstrates lesson files on a CD-ROM with the save-disabled version of Director.
* Shows how to convert a Director presentation into a Shockwave file that users will be able to view through their web browser.
* Discusses creating animations, displaying information in text fields, using Lingo to send/receive graphics and text from the Internet, and how to control and position the appearance of graphics with Lingo.