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Author: Andy Armistead (with a little help from FlashGuru)


This tutorial is designed to explain what functions are and how they work. It goes on to take you step by step through the process of creating you first ‘custom function’.

Before using this tutorial, you should have a basic understanding of the simple commands in ActionScript, such as gotoAndPlay and on (mousevent). You may be able to use this tutorial without that knowledge, but you will probably gain more from the tutorial if you get these basics under your hat first.

After doing this tutorial, you will be able to write your own ‘custom functions’ and simplify repetitive tasks in ActionScript. Using functions can be a powerful tool in ActionScript.

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Added: 2001-05-16
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