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Author: Boban Klasnikov

To activate helpers in the movie clips, “director” and “update”, lets go back in to movie clip “mc” and assign more action to the button inside the movie: These actions were already assigned:

On (Press)


Begin Tell Target ("../")


Set Variable: "current" = GetProperty ("mc",_x)


End Tell Target


End On

And we will add these actions:

On (press)


Begin Tell Target ("../update")


Play


End Tell Target


Begin Tell Target ("../director")


Play


End Tell Target


End On


On (Release)


Begin Tell Target ("../director")


Stop


End Tell Target


Begin Tell Target ("../update")


Stop


End Tell Target


End On 

Direction of rotation can be changed by switching go to previous frame and go to next frame in Actions in frame 2 of movie clip “director”. We can change the number of pixels mouse has to be moved in either direction to start spinning process. The most common mistake you will make is to forget to name movie clips in the Instance Options name box (accessed by right clicking on the movie clip).

» Level Intermediate

Added: 2001-03-13
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