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Author: Joachim Schnier | Website: http://www.cancerinform.net

The Actionscript: function onChange(component)

As the last step we now define the function onChange with the argument component, which indicates to flash that this is a function for a component.

 
    //the function onChange is defined for components, in this case radio buttons. Our function basically consists of a number of if statements. What we do is we ask if the value, which we previously set for a radio button is identical (==) to that button. If so then make the movieclip box visible and execute the function createNewLocal(weekDay); where we replace weekDay with the actual day. And that´s it.
    function onChange(component){  
    			//we call the value of a button, if the button is selected by the user.
    			if (_root.radioGroup.getValue()=="Monday"){
    				//the movieclip will now be visible
    				_root.box._visible = true;
    				//we create a shared object called "Monday" using the above function
    				createNewLocal("Monday");
    			}else if (_root.radioGroup.getValue()=="Tuesday"){
    				_root.box._visible = true;
    				createNewLocal("Tuesday");
    			}else if (_root.radioGroup.getValue()=="Wednesday"){
    				_root.box._visible = true;
    				createNewLocal("Wednesday");
    			}else if (_root.radioGroup.getValue()=="Thursday"){
    				_root.box._visible = true;
    				createNewLocal("Thursday");
    			}else if (_root.radioGroup.getValue()=="Friday"){
    				_root.box._visible = true;
    				createNewLocal("Friday");
    			}else if (_root.radioGroup.getValue()=="Saturday"){
    				_root.box._visible = true;
    				createNewLocal("Saturday");
    			}else if (_root.radioGroup.getValue()=="Sunday"){
    				_root.box._visible = true;
    				createNewLocal("Sunday");
    		}
    }

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Added: 2002-08-16
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