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Ok, so you're making a website and you have NO IDEA how to make a music on/off switch? Maybe it might seem hard but really it's not. It only takes 1 Movie Clip, 2 buttons, and about 4/5 lines of actionscript as well as your music! Sound easy? Let's get started!

Step One:
Create two buttons, one for switching the music off and one for switching the music on.

Step Two:
Put both buttons into one Movie Clip. Each button on a seperate frame. So you will have a MC with the first frame with the "MUSIC OFF" button and the 2nd frame of the MC will contain the "MUSIC ON" button.

Step Three:
Open the actions for the first frame of the MC and put in this code:
and for the other frame add (The frame with MUSIC ON):

Step Four:
Go to the first frame and open the actions for the button (MUSIC OFF button):

on (release) {
Then for the MUSIC ON button add the same code but replace the 2 with a one.

Step Five:
Now import your music file into Flash (Go to FILE >> IMPORT) then go to your first frame of the MC and add your sound into it. Under LOOP NUMBER put a big number like 9999 so the music will go on for a long time.

And you're done!
There's a zip file included which contains the MUSIC ON/MUSIC OFF button. Have Fun!

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Added: 2003-02-12
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