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Adding the Drag-Scrollbar and Necessary Trigger (cont.)

Step 2 :

Create a new Movie Clip (the container for scroll drag mc) and rename it to scrollbar. On the first frame, place an instance of Movie Clip scroll drag mc at position x=0 and y=0. Give it the instance name slider. Duplicate frame 1 to frame 2 and frame 3. At frame 2 insert the following actions:

Set Variable: "scrollvalue" = GetProperty ("slider", _y ) / ../:balkheight
Set Variable: "max" = ../:scrolltext.maxscroll
Set Variable: "../:scrolltext.scroll" = Int ((scrollvalue * (max -1)) + 1)

and at frame 3 the same but add to the bottom the action Go to and Play (2) so that it will be

Set Variable: "scrollvalue" = GetProperty ("slider", _y ) / ../:balkheight
Set Variable: "max" = ../:scrolltext.maxscroll
Set Variable: "../:scrolltext.scroll" = Int ((scrollvalue * (max -1)) + 1)
Go to and Play (2)

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Added: 2000-12-27
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Patrick Jansen is a freelance flash-, graphic- and webdesigner. Born in Holland, currently residential in Brazil. Worked for the compagnies Lectric b.v. ( and NIC b.v. (
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