Re:Nesting mouth/hand shapes in a symbol

Because it isn’t needed and overly complicates things.

It was put in to make people using flash feel comfortable.

I am currently rigging a bunch of characters and wonder why the tutorials advice against using symbols to hold the mouth and hand shapes. Is there a disadvantage haven’t come across yet? For now it’s pretty comfortable that I don’t have to update the pivot for every new drawing.

If you watch the Toon Boom Tip of the Week #16 & 17, Lilly explains this topic quite well. Here are the links:

http://youtu.be/P7VHbgmyMb0
http://youtu.be/zgHs0hjEIaU