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Author: Joe Jabon

Adding ActionScript to the slider

Now that we've finished creating the slider, we can exit the symbol edit mode and go back to the main timeline (ctrl+e or click Scene 1). Create 2 additional layers and name them text, sliders and scripts.
It should look like this:

layer1 pic

Select the sliders layer and drag 2 instances of the slider movie clip onto the stage. Position them so one is above the other and align them vertically to the stage. Select the top slider instance and use the instance panel to give it the name panSlider.

sliderPan1 pic

Select the bottom slider instance and use the instance panel to give it the name volSlider.

sliderVol1 pic

Now we just have to add some ActionScript to the slider instances. Right click on the volSlider instance, select Actions to open the Object Actions Panel and insert the following ActionScript.

sliderVol2 pic

Next, right click on the panSlider instance, select Actions to open the Object Actions Panel and insert the following ActionScript.

sliderPan2 pic

The sliders are ready for action. Now we need to create a sound object to control.

» Level Intermediate

Added: 2002-03-06
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