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Author: CorkySurprise | Website: http://www.freewebs.com/corkyandtooky
Ok, here’s how Hotspots usually work: When a certain Movie Clip Comes into contact with another Movie clip Flash is told to go to a certain frame. Here is how you do it: Open up Flash MX / MX 2004 Now, create a Movie Clip with an instance name of character Give it the following script: onClipEvent (enterFrame) { if (Key.isDown(Key.LEFT)) { _x = _x-10; } if (Key.isDown(Key.UP)) { _y = _y-10; } if (Key.isDown(Key.RIGHT)) { _x = _x+10; } if (Key.isDown(Key.DOWN)) { _y = _y+10; } } This will allow it to move about Now, create the “Hotspot”, it could be a store, to an invisible rectangle. Now, turn it into a MC and give it an instance name of Store. Back to our character, give it the following script: onClipEvent (enterFrame) { if (this.hitTest(_root.Store)) { _root.gotoAndStop(2); } } That’s it, you’re done! If it doesn’t work check out my FLA provided or Email me at Corkysurprise@aol.com DON’T FORGET! Flash can’t take you to frame 2 if it doesn’t exist, make frame 2 before emailing me and saying it doesn’t work! Good luck with Flash! -CorkySurprise
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Added: 2004-12-27
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