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Author: Marcos J Pinto | Website: http://

The Script

Flash 5 allows you to link scripts to Movie Clip events. In this example you will use the event enterFrame to do the trick.

To type in the script for the Movie Clip, right click it on the stage and choose Actions to open the Object Actions dialogue box. Change the clip event to EnterFrame.

Below is the complete script for this clock.

onClipEvent (enterFrame) {
    // Gets the time information and stores in MyDate
    MyDate = new Date();
    // Assigns values individually
    hour = MyDate.getHours();
    minute = MyDate.getMinutes();
    second = MyDate.getSeconds();
    // Calculates position for hours hand
    if (hour > 11) {
        hour = hour-12;
    }
    hour = hour*5;
    movement = minute/12;
    hour = int(hour+movement);
    // Moves hours hand
    with (_root.Clock.Hours) {
        gotoAndStop(hour) + 1;
    }
    // Moves minutes hand
    with (_root.Clock.Minutes) {
        gotoAndStop(minute) + 1;
    }
    // Moves seconds hand
    with (_root.Clock.Seconds) {
        gotoAndStop(second) + 1;
    }
}

» Level Intermediate

Added: 2000-11-22
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» Author
Marcos J Pinto is a free lance developer and a computer books author in Brazil. His most recent book is a begginers introduction to using Flash 5 (in Portuguese).
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