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Author: Peter Brouwers | Website:

Further enhancements
Let's have a Draggable Object snap back to its original place after it was dropped onto an incorrect Target Area. in this way the user is provided with feedback as well. This is achieved by the following steps:

1. Store the initial x and y coordinates of the Draggable Object
2. When released over an incorrect Target Area use the Set Property function to snap it back to the stored values.

Step 1: Within the Draggable Object's main timeline add the following as a Frame Action in frame 1 [= the one with the Button]:

Set Variable: "OrgX" = GetProperty ("", _x)
// Assign the value of the x coordinate to variable OrgX
Set Variable: "OrgY" = GetProperty ("", _y)
// Assign the value of the y coordinate to variable OrgY

» Level Intermediate

Added: 2000-02-06
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» Author
Peter is a twisted former teacher of English, who now only obeys the grammer of actionscript. He loves writing educational Flash pieces, and is known to enjoy reading actionscript poems by other authors as well.
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