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Author: ::::: Daafy ::::: | Website: http://

Well well well...it's pretty nice to have a great menu system like this but...what about button function ??? Ok, let's see how to set an URL for each rub and/or subrubs...
Like others constants, we'll input each URL wanted for each rub and/or sub rub. If you don't input any constant for a rub or subrub ??? We'll see this part too.
Ok, like you've understood, open your constant keyframe (do I need to write witch one...? the first one...) and constants like that (in corresponding part for better edition) :

Set Variable: "URL_Rub1" = "http://www.montfort-sa.fr"
This is syntax for rubs, do this for all rub you want URL
Probably no URL if there are subrubs for this :-)
Set Variable: "URL_Rub2" = "http://www.adresse2.com"
Set Variable: "URL_Rub3" = "http://www.adresse3.com"
etc.

now the syntax for URL for subrubs :
Set Variable: "URL_Rub1_Subrub1" = "http://www.montfort-sa.fr"
Set Variable: "URL_Rub1_Subrub2" = "http://www.montfort-sa.fr"
etc...

Right now, always in the first keyframe you've note that we dupplicated our rubs (subrubs are dupplicated or remove in second one). So under the line that send the right label to each rubs, we'll insert the URL line :

...
	Set Property (n, Y Position) = YPosition
	Set Variable: n&":Label" = eval ("LabelRub"&n)
	Set Variable: n&":URL" = eval ("URL_Rub"&n)
End Loop
...

For the subrubs now, so in second keyframe :

...
          Set Property (TargetRub&"_"&z, Y Position) = YPosition
          Set Variable: TargetRub&"_"&z&":Label" = eval ("LabelRub"&n&"_Subrub"&z)
          Set Variable: TargetRub&"_"&z&":URL" = eval ("URL_Rub"&TargetRub&"_Subrub"&z)
End Loop
...
Our buttons (rubs & subrubs) need to have any "get URL" action to apply our vars...Set this action to your rub button and your sub rub button :
On (Release)
      Get URL (URL)
End On
Great, test it if you wish...remember : "Get URL" doesn't work in test mode so test it to update your swf file, then open it throught your window explorer. And normally, you'll be able to open explorator windows with corresponding URL... You can also note that if you didn't set any URL constants for some rubs, nothing appears...I mean it doesn't open window with "error 404" so all is ok :-)
» Level Intermediate

Added: 2001-01-08
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Daafy works with Flash since 2 years but began to script (never scripted before) since few months with Flash 4. Like you, he began by downloading sources with some white nights, coffee & other...
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