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Author: Mimi Widjaja

Create Buttons for Drop Down Menu

Now we want to create the drop down menu for channelling the picture. Add 3 new layers, named it respectively as: channel, subchannel, and text.

In channel layer at frame 1, create the rectangular shape (100 x 36 pixels) and fill it with gradient blue color. Again, the button size and color is not a fix price! you can change and use whatever you like. Convert the symbol shape (use Insert>Convert to Symbol or press F8) to Button.

In subchannel layer at frame 6, add new keyframe (F6). Open Library (Ctrl + L) and drag the button to the stage. Do this step for others buttons as many as you want to displaying your pictures.

In text layer, put the consecutive text on each button as follows: Channel, Hill, Waterfall, Beach, Lake.
At this step, your timeline and stage will look like this:

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Added: 2002-09-16
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I'm a beginner and just learnt flash for about 2 month. I really like it. Thanks a lot to Citra and Arifin who have introduced this incredible stuff to me.
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