First time here? First time here? Newsletter Signup Newsletter
Login | Register | 651326 Members and growing! | Flash Jobs
Search tutorials
Author: Brett Taylor | Website: http://www.enkisoft.cjb.net

Building The Slider

Ok. Download the example at the bottom of this page and load KnifeLibrary.fla as a library (File > Open as Library)

Drag a copy of the ScrollBar movie object out onto the stage. Now create a new layer and put a copy of Knife so its center point is in the same place as the center point for the scroll bar. If you're finding it hard to position, turn on the grid by choosing View > Grid or pressing Ctrl-Alt-Shift-G.

Hide the first layer containing the scrollbar and double click on the knife object. The knife is currently a graphic object. To change its properties, we have to give it an instance name of KnifeMovie and change this instance of Knife's behaviour to a movie clip.

OK, now our ScrollBar object consist of a movie containing a graphic and a movie, which in turn contains a button. It's this button we want to add actionscript to. You can go in through the hard way by editing the ScrollBar instance, or you can edit the movie containing the button via the library. Choose Window > Library or press Ctrl-L to bring up the current .fla's library, find ScrollHandle and double click the icon next to it.

Double click the button inside of ScrollHandle and add this action script:

On (Press, Drag Over)
      Start Drag ("", L=0, T=0, R=164, B=0)
End On
On (Release, Release Outside, Drag Out)
      Stop Drag
      Set Property ("/KnifeMovie", Rotation) = (180/164) * GetProperty ( "", _x )
End On

» Level Intermediate

Added: 2000-06-26
Rating: 6.92 Votes: 77
(10 being the highest)
» Author
Brett Taylor is a multimedia student in New Zealand and was one of Flashkit's tutorial editors.
» Download
Download the files used in this tutorial.
» Forums
More help? Search our boards for quick answers!

Comments

  • There are no comments yet. Be the first to comment!

  • You must have javascript enabled in order to post comments.

Leave a Comment
  • Your email address will not be published. All fields are required.
Featured Flash FLA
» Author: work2survive
» Title: Girl Walking 1kb
» Description: Walking girl, animation just takes 1kb, using high heels shoes, and fashion model attitude.
Featured Sound Loops
Image for equalize

Audio Player

» Author: BoxCat
» Title: CPU Talk
» Description: From the cyberpunk RPG, "Nameless: the Hackers" Completely Free to use! Keywords: edm hip hop rap electronic mysterious mission hacking chase exciting spy ios ambient chilling love happy sad angry suspense
Latest Font
» Author: Fábio FAFERS
» Description: I created this font for free use. Everyone can apply it in personal or business texts. Its free, but I want to be communicated in case of business use. Donations are accepted to keep the project of free fonts alive! Thank you all
Featured Sound Fx
Image for equalize

Audio Player

» Author: nathan
» Description:

A recorded sound of the Dimensional Fork Gate.