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With the Property window open type 'username' where it says Var(variable) and select 'Single Line' from the pop-up menu. Do the same for the other text but instead of 'username' type 'password' and select 'Password' from the pop-up menu. By selecting 'Password' the user will see '*' instead of letters.

Near the username text box write 'username' and near the 'password' box write 'password' so you'll know which is which, or you could write in the boxes 'Username'(in 'username') and 'Password'(in 'password' box).

Step 3: Making a text box for the response

Now we'll need to make another text box with no text inside it. Make the width '395' and the height '34'. In the variable(Var:) field type 'mess'(abbreviation from message). The suited property for this text showld be 'Dynamic Text'. This way the user can't modify the response.

Step 4: Adding a button

Draw a rectangle(R)- no stroke. Create a text over the button and write 'Submit' or 'Sign In'. Select the text and the rectangle (hold down 'Shift' and click once on the rectangle and once on the text) and press 'F8' or go to InsertConvert to simbol and click 'Button'. Click 'Ok'.

Step 5: Adding the actionscript

Click on the button you've created. Go to WindowActions(F8). Double click on 'on'(Esc+on). Select besides the 'Release' 'KeyPress' and press 'Enter'. This way the button will execute the action if you press 'Enter' on the keyboard.

Insert an 'evaluate' action(Esc+ev). Type in mess="Sigh in please!".

Insert an 'if' action(Esc+if) and type username=="flashkit" where "flashkit" is the username you'd like to use.

Note: you have to use double '='!!!
» Level Intermediate

Added: 2002-09-21
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I'm a 17 year old boy who has spent the last 2 years animating in Flash. I live in Romania, i design web pages and i love to surf on the internet.
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