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Author: Morten Barslund | Website:

Returning to the Original State

In the second case, we have the following code:

    Comment: *** shrink text back when mouse rolls out 
    Set Variable: "i" = startnum 
    Loop While (i <= endnum) 
        If (int ( GetProperty ("text" & i, _yscale ) ) > 100) 
        Comment: return scale back to original state 
        Set Property ("text" & i, Y Scale) = Int ( GetProperty ("text" & i, _yscale ) ) - 1 
        Set Property ("text" & i, X Scale) = Int ( GetProperty ("text" & i, _xscale ) ) -1 
    End If 

    If ( GetProperty ("text" & i, _y) < EVAL("textY" & i)) 
        Comment: return y position back to original state 
        Set Property ("text" & i, Y Position) = Int ( GetProperty ("text" & i, _y ) ) + 1 
    End If 

    If ( GetProperty ("text" & i, _y) > EVAL("textY" & i)) 
        Set Property ("text" & i, Y Position) = Int ( GetProperty ("text" & i, _y ) ) - 1 
    End If 

    If ( GetProperty ("text" & i, _Alpha) > 50) 
        Set Property ("text" & i, Alpha) = Int ( GetProperty ("text" & i, _alpha ) ) - 1 
    End If 
    Set Variable: "i" = i + 1 
    End Loop 
End If 
» Level Advanced

Added: 2000-12-27
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The author wrote this tutorial to explain the infamous effect originally created by Joshua Davis of The tutorial was written with his personal permission and the source is simply a modification of the file available at
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