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Author: Phlook

Drop Down Menu in Flash 5!

heres how to make...

1. Create a Movie clip that will be the object that you will mouseover to see the menu items (draw/import an object then Insert/convert to symbol)

2.Double click on the movie clip and insert a second keyframe

3. Right click on frame 1 and go to actions then go to expert mode and type in stop(), repeat for frame 2

4. In the second keyframe, draw/import the menu items you want, then convert them all to Buttons instead of movie clips, and line them up however you want

5. Go back to the main scene and bring up the actions for your Movie Clip, now insert this code...

onClipEvent (enterFrame) {
	if (this.hitTest(_root._xmouse, _root._ymouse, true)) {
//it checks if the mouse is overtop of the object, and if true it goes to frame 2 of the movie clip
		this.gotoAndStop(2);
	} else {
//this keeps it from staying on frame 2 after the mouse leaves the object
		this.gotoAndStop(1);
	}
}
» Level Basic

Added: 2003-08-18
Rating: 6 Votes: 63
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