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Summary

We covered a lot of material for something that appears to be a simple interface component—layers. It's hard to say that layers aren't primarily for visual stacking because that's exactly how they work. Remember that Drawing Objects and groups (or, better yet, putting objects in the Library) also lets you stack them (within one layer). However, creating separate layers is sometimes more convenient.

Layers are useful for more than creating the layering effect, however. The number-one rule of motion tweens is that only one object (an instance of a symbol) be tweened per layer. If you want more things to animate, you have to put each one in its own layer.


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