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Author: edmarriner | Website: http://www.edmarriner.co.uk/

Variables - part 2 - text

hi again , this is the second part of the Variables tutorials!

So in the last tutorial we were using numbers and doing things to it . (e.g. adding , taking away elc..). in this tutorial (part 2) were going to use letters instead. if you have read my first tutorial you might of found it a bit hard to understand so i made this one super easy !.

The main aim in this tutorial is to make a user name box. these. These are VERY important if your make a action/adventure game or really any game :)

(note: thanks to Christian for providing the flash 5 codes for the first tutorail , use this instead. money = money + 10 and vice versa for -10 )


here's what YOUR going to make:

Here's something i made:




ok so lets start.

start up flash if you haven't or ready..

1) on your first frame make a text box.

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2) change the text box it a input text box

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3) now at the bottom of the input text box type " name " in to the var: box

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4) now on that frame give it the actionscript

stop()

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5) now make a new key frame

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6) make another text box

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7) this time make it a dynamic text box

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8) in the var: box type " name "

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9) now give this frame the actionscript:

stop()

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you have now done the hard bit! this is just finishing off!

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10) now go back to the first frame and make a button.

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11) give it this actionscript:

on(press) {
play()
}

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12) on the second frame you could put some static text saying your name is:

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13) the same could be done on the first frame saying type your name here:

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i hope this was help-full if you have ANY flash problems please do feel free to ask them at ed@edmarriner.co.uk

ed

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Added: 2005-02-05
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english , like flash photoshop,dreamweaver,fireworks and FLASHKIT :)
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